Terms & Conditions

Driver Training

  • By reading the website www.advancedrive.com you agree to all of Advance Drive’s terms and conditions. Terms and conditions can be updated by Advance Drive without notice so it is important to check for updates.
  • All Advance Drive’s instructors are approved by the relative bodies for the particular type of training being undertaken. I.e. Driving Instructors are approved by the Road Safety Authority to deliver driver training for Motorbike, Car, Truck and Bus.
  • As per the ADI Voluntary Code of Practice, All Advance Drive’s instructors are professional, well groomed, mannerly and treat all customers with respect and consideration.
  • All Advance Drive’s training vehicles used for driver training are clean, maintained regularly fully insured and fit for purpose meeting all requirements laid out by the RSA.
  • In the unlikely event of a accident when the learner is at fault, the learner is required to pay the first €1500 for repairs on the training vehicle or any damage to third parts.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right not to offer driver training to any learner driver.
  • Advance Drive can stop a lesson at any time should they feel that the learner is a danger to themselves, the vehicle or other road users. If a lesson is stopped Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any time lost or costs incurred.
  • Learners should be well rested and fit to drive for all lessons. Advance Drive can refuse a lesson should they have reason to believe that the learner is under the influence of alcohol / drugs or is excessively tired. If a lesson is refused Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any time lost or costs incurred.
  • Advance Drive start all driver training lessons from Salthill in Galway unless otherwise arranged.

Payment / Cancellation / Rescheduling

  • Payment for driving lessons can be made on the day to the instructor by cash or to the office in advance by cash , credit/debit card or bank transfer. Credit/debit card detail’s are taken to secure bookings.
  • In the event of a no show the full fee for the lesson is due as the instructor’s time and the vehicle was held and the time could not be offered to anyone else.
  • Cancellation / Rescheduling – Minimum 48 hours notice must be given and confirmed to cancel or reschedule a driving lesson. A cancellation fee of €25 per hour applies to all lessons cancelled after this time.
  • In the event of a no show or cancellation / reschedule within 24 hour of the appointment the total cost of the booking must be paid. This can be paid by calling the office on 091524689, in the event that no contact is made within a week of the cancellation/no show the payment will be taken from the credit/debit card details provided at the time of the booking.
  • Please note that prepaid fees are non refundable.

Learner Permit

  • Learner drivers must hold a valid learner permit and have it available for the instructor on every lesson. A receipt of application from the NDLS is not acceptable and cannot be used to start lessons. If a learner driver arrives to a lesson without a valid learner permit then the lesson will be cancelled without refund. Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred.
  • Advance Drive requires a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice to accommodate learners for their driving test dates. It is advisable that learners come for an assessment lesson before applying for their driving test in order for the instructor to see their standard of driving and assess how much training will be required to get to test standard.
  • Advance Drive will NOT hire out a vehicle for a driving test without completing a minimum course of six hours of training. This is to assess a persons driving, let the learner become familiar with the vehicle controls and to cover the driving test routes.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to refuse the use of a vehicle for the driving test even after completing training should they feel that the learner is unsafe or potentially a risk to themselves or others.
  • Driving tests take preference over driving lessons and in the event that a driving test date should clash with existing lessons, Advance Drive may have to reschedule driving lessons to accommodate. Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred as a result of rescheduling lessons.
  • In the case of circumstances beyond our control such as break down of vehicles and adverse weather conditions, Advance Drive reserves the right to postpone driving lessons. Advance Drive cannot he held responsible for costs incurred as a result.
  • As Advance Drive’s instructors are fully booked each day it is important that learners are punctual for their driving lessons. If you’re running late for your lessons please notify the office or your instructor at your earliest convenience. Instructors will wait for a maximum time of 30 minutes before the lesson is deemed to be a no show. In turn learners are asked to wait for the same time for instructors in the case that they are running behind for unforeseen circumstances. Any lesson time lost as a result of this will be made up by the instructor on the day or on the next lesson.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to change the cost of any lessons or services at anytime. If a customer has started lessons the original cost will apply until they pass their driving test. If you‘re a new customer, it is important to contact the office to confirm all costs for services prior to booking.
  • All queries made by phone and email to Advance Drive will be replied to within 48 hours where possible. Please note social media may not be checked daily so it is advisable to email or call the office for help with enquiries.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to not reply to any emails or enquiries that they deem to spam, junk or of a false nature.

Driver CPC Training

  • Payment for Driver CPC Training courses is required in advance to confirm bookings. Please note that fees are non refundable. Once bookings have been made and accepted by Advance Drive. This does not affect your statutory rights.
  • Advance Drive requires 48 hours notice to reschedule any bookings made for Driver CPC Training courses. Any cancellations made after this time will result in loss of payment.

Driver Hire Terms of Business

    • 1. Driver Hire refers to the hire of drivers only. 2. Companies looking to hire a driver must ensure that vehicles used are taxed, insured, road worthy and have valid NCT or CVRT. 3. Bookings are confirmed once the job has been accepted and a driver appointed. 4. Once a booking is confirmed we require the following notice for cancellations: 21 Days Notice No Fee, 11 – 20 Days Notice Minimum Daily Rate Applies, 10 Days Notice Time Booked is Time Paid. 5. Payment is due within 21 days from date of invoice.

Gift Vouchers

      • Gift Vouchers are non refundable and valid for 6 months from issue date.
      • If a Gift Voucher is lost or mislaid, it may only be redeemed providing it has been bought in a person’s name and they have proof of purchase.

Complaints

      • In the event of a complaint that cannot be resolved with the help of your driving instructor, complaints should be made in writing and emailed to info@advancedrive.com or posted to Advance Drive, 166 Upper Salthill, Galway.

Copyright

    • The Advance Drive logo must not be used without written consent.
    • It is strictly prohibited to use any content on advancedrive.com without written consent. Copyright 2010 www.advancedrive.com. All rights reserved.


Testimonials

  • Thanks to philip for his help in passing the c licence. And i think this is what your dad (mike)ment when he asked me to put a thingy up on the thingamagey.
    April 30, 2014 austin connolly

    Thanks to Advance passed my C1 first time. They where very good would recommend them. will def be back for D1. Thanks Philip.
    April 30, 2014Eoin Molloy

    I passed my truck C test and bus D test first time with Advance Drive. I now drive a bus full time. I would highly recommend Advance Drive. Excellent training, and excellent instructors Philip, Mike, Dez, and Ailbhe for all her help. Thanks very much and I will be back to do my Artic shortly.
    August 19, 2015Connemara

    I passed-my car test the first time thanks to dezzies help. His patience and informative lessons really helped me to learn qucikly and I would definitely recommend him for anyone hoping to pass their car test.
    April 30, 2014Shane Nugent

    Passed my test today with the help of Dezzie. He's incredibly patient, professional and makes learning to drive a breeze! Can't compliment him enough. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him & Advance Drive to anyone. Big Thanks!!!!!
    April 30, 2014Ciara McGuinness

    I passed my category D on the 3/2/2015.Philip is a great instructor and gives you all the advise to become a professional driver.If you listen to his advise you will be on your way to a new career.
    February 16, 2015Co.Clare

    Thanks to Philip and Vincent for helping me pass the bus driving test. Top class lads and to ailbhe as well. A brillant driving school. Mile buiochas
    September 17, 2016

    I recently received tuition for my category D-D1 Bus test with Advance Drive.It was the first time i used this driving school and also the first time i passed a vehicle category test,first time.Excellent,patient tuition delivered in a proffessional manner.I was lucky enough to get a job two weeks after.I would highly recommend Advance,thanks Philip.
    April 30, 2014Gerard Murphy

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank philip, for all his sound advice and his top marks in helping me pass my d licence bus test , would highly recommend this company as I passed my test today on first attempt, was more than happy with the service I received from advance driving school , absolutely brI liana work philip once again thank you so much ,,,,, kind regards Ciaran kenny
    February 16, 2015galway/dublin

    yes i am another one of the thousands who got first class tuition and passed my c class liscense first time thanks to philip .Would highly recomend him.
    April 30, 2014david

    Passed my Artic Driving Test All Thanks To The Team Par Excellence At Advance Drive ,Their Professionalism ,Patience ,Communication, Consideration and Knowledge is Exemplary .Thanks Again And Continued Success In The Future To All At Advance Drive .
    January 16, 2016Galway

    Hi all, I would like to thank Philip and all the crew at advance drive for helping me along the way to passing my D licence (bus) I found them very helpful and had an answer for any question you could throw at them. Would highly recommend them... Regards Brendan
    April 28, 2014Brendan Burke

    Hey just want to say I would highly recommend Advance Drive.I passed my car test for the first time on 15/11/2013. Dezzie was my instructor and he was brilliant, the main reason that I passed. I would like to give a huge thanks to everyone involved as I found Advance Drive to be very efficient and great to deal with. Thanks again.
    April 30, 2014Maria Louise Lyne

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive. I passed my Jeep and trailer test first time thanks to great lessons from Philip. Will be back for truck and bus lessons!
    April 30, 2014David Irwim

    I found Philip, my instructor, to be very professional and helpful. As a result I passed my D license bus test first time and managed to get a great job within a week. Highly recommended.
    April 28, 2011john hanlon

    thanks to philip passed D LICENCE on 8th oct ,five 2 hour lessons test and passed with flying colours thanks to advance
    April 30, 2014steven whelan

    Excellent tuition by Philip in Galway. Very professional and had me prepared for trailer towing test in a few lessons. will highly recommend to anyone needing tuition
    April 28, 2014Lonan o farrell,

    I passed my D licence with philp from advance drive ..... absolutley fantasic drivin instructor....very switched on fella,many many thanks philp....
    April 30, 2014james collins

    Thanks to advance drive, I passed my class d licence Excellent tuition from Philip and good pointers all helped
    April 27, 2015Galway

    Many thanks to Garry at Advance Drive who prepared me for my driving test. I passed first time with Garry's help. He is really patient and puts you at ease. His calm and friendly nature takes the stress out of driving. Garry is very knowledgeable and has great tips for making you a safe and confident driver. I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anyone learning to drive. Many thanks to the office staff also who are very organised and make every effort to accommodate all appointments. Grainne
    December 12, 2016

    I would highly recommend advanced drive to anybody that wants lessons that will get you through the test first time! they are very helpful and highly trained. I would like to say a big thanks to Dezzie Barry who taught me the necessary skills to pass my test first time.
    April 30, 2014Ruadhán O Carroll

    I would recommend advance learning to anyone, I would especially be recommending Dezzie as an instructer as i passed first time with only getting three lessons. He was a fantastic instructor with a very calm and relaxed way of teaching. He made it easy to remember things and i flew threw my test.
    April 30, 2014Aishling Donnelly

    Found advance drive were excellent. Mike and philip were excellent and I would highly recommend them to anyone thinking of doing there test.
    April 30, 2014Dave Badger

    Hi, I would like to thank Advance Drive Galway especially Lee who was my Instructor throughout for helping me achieve getting my Jeep and Trailer License first time. I found dealing with Advance Drive to be a very easy process and Lee always kept in contact giving me guidance along the way. I found Advance to be very professional and courteous throughout my Lessons. Thanks for a pleasant experience. Regards Conor Dalton.
    August 31, 2017Galway

    Found Advance Driving School to be very helpful and informative when making inquiries about getting a new category added to licence. I had a couple of truck driving lessons with Dessie and passed first time. Found Dessie to be very informative about all aspects of rules of the road as some of these had to be refreshed for me. Also found him to be very relaxed during lessons. Would definitely recommend for future lessons. Thank you.
    January 12, 2016Galway

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive.Passed category C and D and CPC. Thanks for the team of Advence Drive. I am not a native english speaker this was not problem they were very helpful and patient with me. They are first class !! Thanks
    April 30, 2014Zsolt Szabo

    Passed my test, friendly & well worth the money.
    April 30, 2014Pat

    I passed my C1 and D1 in the same week. I would highly recommend Advance drive. Philip was very calm and professional. I felt like I had been driving for years and not 10hours!
    April 30, 2014Sarah Davoren

    I would highly recommend advance drive. Passed my truck test with them in Oct 2013.I felt very well prepared for the test and feedback on my errors and driving very positive during the lessons. Well done on your recent award Philip. Results speak for themselves.
    April 28, 2014Kevin Forde

    Passed my BE(jeep&trailer) test today I highly recommend Dessie he really knows his stuff and I can guarantee you will pass the test after a few lessons with him .
    April 30, 2014Padraig Linnane

    I would highly recommend advance drive in galway. Passed my trailer test first go thanks to excellent tutoring.
    April 28, 2014Michael king

    Would highly recommend Advance Drive. From the professional instructors to the helpful hints and tips before the test. Passed my C1 in Galway first time on 21/10/13 and had never drove a large vehicle before. Thanks Desie and Advance drive. Looking forward do doing the D1 soon hopefully.
    April 28, 2014Conor Carrig

    great driving school, I highly recommend Advance drive. I passed my driving test cat C first time. Dezzie was my instructor very well trained and patient .. Thank you guys.. looking forward to do my artic lessons..
    February 9, 2015Galway

    I found Advance to be excellent. I did truck lessons with them and passed first time in both the CPC and main test. They have great experience they put you at ease and explain everything. There vehicles are excellent to learn in.
    April 30, 2014Tadhg Bolger

    Could not speak highly enough of the team at Advance Drive. At extremely short notice Ailbhe and Philip were able to accommodate me and with 7 hours lessons I passed the Rigid Truck test first time around. Thanks a million guys really appreciate it!
    April 2, 2015

    Done the switcharoo to Advance as I wasn't making progress. Came onboard with Dessie and the license was a formality. Great instructor, easy learning - I highly recommend.
    April 28, 2014Anthony G

    Would highly recommend Advance Drive,Phillip has so much patience its unbelievable,passed both my C and D tests first time very easy,the name ADVANCE speaks for itself your fully advanced when your finished with phillip in both driving and CPC tests.I now also have a great knowledge of dangers of other drivers and different things you come across on a day to day basis on the road especially on the busy streets of galway.cheers phillip.........L Warde
    April 28, 2014Lorcan Warde

    Michael and Philip are a super team. You get experience mixed with youth and all angles covered. They were always on time for lessons and know the routes involved in the test in great detail. I passed my bus test thanks to their support and encouragement. Strongly recommend them.
    April 28, 2014Kieran Skerritt

    Many thanks to Philip and Micheal at advance drive.. Very friendly and professional.. Passed my bus test 1st time thanks to them.. Highly recommended!
    April 28, 2014Pierce

    Thanks to advance drive espcially philip for all your help. passed my test first time.
    April 30, 2014Noel Walsh

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anyone wishing to do their driving test. I passed my C test in order to drive my horse lorry first time (in the pouring rain!). Teaching is comprehensive and prepares you to the last for the test, many thanks Philip. Very well organised service with SMS reminders of appointments and clear communication on all aspects of learning.
    April 28, 2014Gillian Dunlop

    Thanks to Phillip for his great teaching skills , patience and all round tutor skills . passed the test first time with just a couple of lessons . would highly recommend him or any of the wounderfull team at advance.
    April 30, 2014matthew mc mahon

    Thank you very much Philip and all at Advance Drive for helping me pass my category C Rigid Truck test today. In six lessons Philip honed my skills to perfection with careful, patient instruction and total professionalism. Passed with flying colours the tester said! I recommend Advanced Drive in Galway to any prospective learner driver. Thank you again Philip.
    March 12, 2015Clifden, Co Galway

    Want to thank Dezzie for teaching me and getting me to pass my driving test first time in Galway,Great instructor,easy learning :) MC
    April 28, 2014Michelle

    Philip is an absolute genius when it comes to driving and answering questions you ask there is absolutely nothing he doesn\'t know, done 3 tests in a year rigid, coach and artic yesterday 1st oct with nearly a clean sheet only 1 fault due to another very unprofessional bus driver. how good is that for a result driving a truck with a 35ft trailor thanks to the expert tuition from Philip. impossible to fail. why go to an apprentice when you can learn from a professional cheers philip
    April 28, 2014Lorcan Warde

    All praise to phillip and advance drive for helping me through my driving test in athlone. ec licence ps.sweating buckets cheers
    April 30, 2014cedric burke

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anybody taking an EB licence test [for trailer]. Philip gave me great advice and tips. I would not have passed first time without your help, thanks.
    April 30, 2014Denis Martyn

    Highly recommended driving school. Philip was an excellent instructor who had me well coached in every aspect of the test. Don't think I've ever gone in to a driving test feeling so calm and well prepared. Many many thanks. Will definately be coming back to Advance Drive for my D1.
    April 28, 2014Edel Smyth

    Thanks Philip and Mike, Bus and CPC passed first time with your help. A good morning for you too as along with me you got a Car, LGV and the HGV passes in less than 2 hours. Keep up the good work.Mick.
    April 30, 2014Mick Walsh

    highly recommended rigid truck pass at 1st time just after 10 hours its great score . thanks again
    April 28, 2014greg

    Special thanks to Dezzie , who was my instructor for category D. I just passed my driving test for the first time with very positive result ! Dezzie is very patient instructor, very understandable and highly skilled professional. I would highly recommend Advance Drive school for someone who want to work with competent and professional people. Thank you very much once again ! Jozef Szuszkiewicz
    December 17, 2015Galway

    I went to Advanced drive after they were recommended by a friend. I have now passed 2 tests with them (bus and truck) and can't praise them enough. Phillip and Mike are both very patient and encouraging during the learning process. During each pre-test lesson they re-assured me and gave me ways to deal with the test nerves. This patience,professionality and excellent prices, added to their felxibility in scheduling lessons make them my first choice for any more tests. well done lads
    April 28, 2014Stephen Hand

    Excellent tuition by Philip in Galway. Very professional and had me prepared for trailer towing test in a few lessons. will highly recommend to anyone needing tuition.
    April 28, 2014Lonan o farrell

    I found Philip very pleasant, professional and thorough. His knowledge and experience were very apparent throughout the lessons. I hope to deal with Advance Drive again when adding further categories to my license.
    April 28, 2014Tim

    I would highly recommend advance drive.cheers to des for all his help and patience!!you are fully aware and ready when your heading into your test.past my car test first time.des was with me every step of the way.thanks for everything:)
    April 30, 2014Pauline spelman, Salthill

    Received some excellent tuition from Philip in preparation for my EB licence, which I passed first time.
    April 28, 2014Michael M

    Massive thanks to the team at Advance Drive for their fantastic instruction and professional advice with helping me pass my Jeep & Trailer test first time. Philip was a fantastic instructor with great patience. I cannot recommend them highly enough.
    April 7, 2015Galway

    Thanks to Philip I passed my bus ‘D’ licence test, first time. Philip is a great instructor with great patience, very clear in his advice and instructions. I would highly recommend him and Advance Drive. Thanks again.
    April 28, 2014Eileen

    Would highly recommend advance drive, Philip was great. passed C1 and D1 first time. Very Helpful & friendly.
    April 28, 2014 Nicola O'Malley

    Just wanted to thank both Philip & Micheal for the highly professional, freindly service they provide. I passed my C with no problems, will defiantly be back for D & E in the near future. Couldn't recommend them highly enough, thanks again lads.
    April 28, 2014 Neil Gavin

    Just perfect, they look after you very well!! Lessons in galway with Phillip and C1 truck test with Owen in Sligo!! Excelent preperation and vey very good instructions. Lots of patience and passion. Thanks Lads.
    April 30, 2014Ralph Wieschalla

    i found advance to be very knowledgable on what it takes to pass test first time as i successfully did, for someone who did not drive on a daily basis, which is a credit to advance as they kept on my toes right up until test day. i would gladly recommend advance drive to anyboy seeking any licence
    April 30, 2014kenneth hynes

    Passed my artic lorry test today so happy! Want to say a huge thanks to Philip for all his patience and confidence boosters especially today! Really appreciate it! Happy trucking... Highly recommend them to anybody!
    April 28, 2014Ciara Fallon

    Extremely Professional and Competent People, Advance helped me pass the ADI Instructor Practical for the D License and The Conventional EC License test
    April 30, 2014Ken O'Loughlin

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive. I found Philip, my Instructor very friendly, pacient and skilled driver. He was able to fit me in with only a week notice and I learn so much in a short space of time. Thanks Philip.
    April 28, 2014Sylwester K.

    Passed my D1 (minibus) driving test today after five hours of tuition with Dessie - a great teacher with a relaxed, professional approach which works well. I would recommend Advance Drive to anyone looking to pass a driving test first time - they know their stuff, they have all sorts of vehicles available and they run a professional operation.
    April 30, 2014Rory

    I did both my truck and minibus lessons with Advance Drive and found them excellent. I passed both tests first time.
    April 30, 2014Lisa Kelly

    Thanks to Dessie and gang at Advance for the lessons, passed EB on first attempt
    April 30, 2014mark carroll

    Hi All, I just want to thank Dezzie and all the team at Advance Drive for helping me pass my Class B driving test last Monday in Westside Galway. Overall, I did 17 lessons with Dezzie in the Ford Fiesta and I found him to be extremely friendly, professional and knowledgeable at all times, and I can definitely say that he has the patience of a saint. As such, I can't recommend Advance Drive enough and I know that I would not have passed my driving test first time round without Dezzie's expert help. Thanks a million Dezzie.
    April 30, 2014Brendan Kelly

    Highly recommended.
    April 28, 2014Marc Coyle

    I passed my EB test first time around on the 19/06/13, thanks to Phillip and his excellent tutoring. I found him very professional. He had me well prepared and very focused for the test.I would highly recommend him and the Advance Drive team to others in the future.
    April 28, 2014Brian

    I passed my Car test first time with ADVANCE DRIVE on 14/05/2015 . Want to say special thanks to my instructor PHILIP. He is very patient & well trained professional. I highly recommend ADVANCE DRIVE they are absolutely brilliant.
    May 14, 2015Galway

    (17/04/14) Looked at a number of other driving schools before choosing Advance Drive. I'm glad I went with my 'gut instinct' & chose this one. Philip did a great job of teaching me. I felt relaxed with him & learnt something at every lesson. He's patient, very astute (misses nothing!) a good communicator and great instructor. Managed to pass my driving test first time. I'm 'over the moon!' I would certainly recommend Advance Drive to anyone in the process of choosing a driving school. Thanks to Philip, Ailbhe & all at Advance Drive.
    April 28, 2014Allison Barry

    Switched to Advance Drive from another instructor after I failed my test. Had lessons with Dezzie and passed it the next time! Really nice relaxed instructor!
    April 28, 2014Maria Wilson

    Passed C1 yesterday and have to put it down to Dezzie's patience and knowledgeable guidance. Can't recommend enough. Thanks guys.
    April 30, 2014Derek McMahon, Sixmilebridge, Co.

    Sailed through my Artic Truck test thanks to Philip and his brilliant, assuring and dedicated teaching. These guys really know their stuff and tutor you very professionally AND calmly! (this is most important, especially when trying to reverse a 35FT trailer around a corner!) When it came to seeking a professional driving qualification and after doing my research and getting info from all the other 'instructors' I am really delighted to have gone with Advance Drive - they're my No.1
    April 30, 2014Nicholas

    Passed my truck test first time after 6 lessons with Phil. Brillant tutor and very friendly. Two hour lesson really make a difference, would highly recommend them. Cheers Phil!!
    April 28, 2014Ger Dolan

    Just passed my C licence Rigid truck under Dezzie's tuition this morning. Excellent school and only the best teachers around! Patience and outstanding communication from the instructor with superior knowledge of not only what he was teaching but of what I was going to do next. He s always 5 steps ahead to ensure everything was done correctly. Id recommend Advance Drive to all without question. Looking forward to doing my D licence already!!!!
    April 30, 2014Alex Mc Mahon

    I just passed my Bus (D) test first time. A massive thanks to Phillip for his professional and relaxed instruction. I would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone learning to drive.
    January 26, 2015Galway

    Advanced Drive were fantastic,I passed my driving test first time thanks to Mike. Great friendly service, great tips and value for money what more could you ask for!
    April 28, 2014Claire O'Toole

    Definately recommend Advanced Drive, had a few lessons with Philip and passed first time round. Great instructor, made it easy!
    April 28, 2014Darren Greaney

    Found Advance very helpful, Took lessons for my EB test using their Jeep & trailer. Passed 1st time. Philip is a very patient tutor & I would highly recommend him!!
    April 28, 2014Rachel

    Would highly recommend Advance Drive for the catagory D license, found the bus very smooth and easy to drive and the staff were very helpfull and friendly. Passed the test 1st time with their help.
    April 28, 2014Jonathan Linnane

    (22/04/14) Would definitely recommend advance drive for lessons. Passed my car test first time. Thanks to Dessie I was well informed and knew what to practice each week. Alan.
    April 30, 2014Alan connolly

    I passed my D licence with Philip from advance drive 1st time absolutely Brilliant service, drivin instructor....very switched on guy ,many many thanks to Philip. Rizwan
    April 30, 2014Rizwan

    I found Advance Drive to be excellent. I passed my BE test first time after four lessons from Dezzie. Great instructor and highly recommended!
    April 30, 2014Tommy Faherty

    I would recommend Advance Drive. I felt confident and well prepared for my C1 test, which I passed first time thanks to Dezzie's very clear and professional tutelage.
    April 30, 2014Rob

    Passed my test 1st time Found them to be great to deal with And happy to recommend
    April 30, 2014Garrett Fox

    Highly recommend Philip.Passed the truck(C) test first time.Great for getting out of bad habits.
    April 30, 2014John Mooney

    Passed first time. HGV and CPC. Thanks Philip!
    April 28, 2014John Howard

    passed my truck test today 14-10-13,first time after five 2hour lessons with phillip.highly recommend phillip for tuition , personality and ability.
    April 30, 2014john c

    I am delighted that I passed my category D1 mini-bus test today (09/02/16). I can't praise Dezzie in Advance Drive enough for his excellent tutoring. He had me thoroughly prepared & fully ready for my test. He put me at ease & gave me confidence. Thanks Dezzie. I also passed my BE jeep & trailer test & my Category C rigid test in the last few years after receiving lessons from Advance Drive. I would highly recommend Advance Drive to those looking for driving lessons in any vehicle category.
    February 9, 2016Brian Mullins

    I Passed my Rigid Driving test the first time on the 29-11-16, Thanks to the excellent Team of Advance Drive Galway, Great tuition, First class! Highly recommended.
    December 1, 2016Castlebar

    Had numerous lessons with other tutors and failed my test first time. My second time had only two double lessons with Philip and passed with flying colours! thanks a million guys! keep up the good work
    April 30, 2014Susan Looby Cullinane

    Past my jeep and trailer test at the first attempt. Dezzie was my instructor and was very knowledgeable and a great support. Also Ailbhe in the office was extremely pleasent, efficient and gave good detail of all lessons to take place. This is an excellent driving school with customer service and success a top priority. Thanks for all the help and support. Gearoid.
    December 17, 2015Galway

    First class driving school, passed my car & rigid 1st time. Doing the bus now. Thanks again Mike!
    April 30, 2014Gerry Kelly

    I would highly recommend advance drive. I had Dez as an instructor, he really made everything simple, and makes you confident as a driver.
    January 26, 2015galway

    Big Thanks to Dezzie in Advance Drive, he got me through both my B & C1 licence. I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend them to anyone wanting to learn to drive and to anyone who want to advance on to other licences. Very friendly, accommodating and professional!
    February 16, 2015Galway

    Phillip got me passed my bus test thanks again to all in advance drive.
    April 30, 2014Cedric burke

    I Would highly Recommend Advanced Drive. I Recently passed my 'C' test and found the tuition from Philip very helpful. I found them very accommodating regarding lesson times and good value for money.
    April 30, 2014Daniel Payne

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