Isle of Wight Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons

Learn to Drive on the Isle of Wight

Fully structured lessons, Discount for block bookings, Teaching students all over the Isle Of Wight, door to door pick up and drop off, 12 years experience, dozens and dozens of satisfied customers.

Intensive driving courses IOW

Intensive Courses

Fastest Way To Pass Your Test

Doing 1 hour a week is NOT the most cost efective way to learn to drive, regular Lessons means less things forgotten, you will need less lessons and pass quicker.

Learn to drive on the IW

Getting started

Everything you need to know

Before you are able to start your lessons with Smart Drive, you must have a provisional driving licence, find how to apply and other common questions.

Recent passes

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to George Trench of Apse heath who passed his driving test on the 4th of May (May the fourth be with you). Well done George you drove really well with only three minors, good luck back in Maidstone, from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Steve Bray of East Cowes who passed his driving test on the 3rd of May. Well done Steve it was a nice drive, it will be good to see you in a car and off your bike, enjoyed your company, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive.

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Leah Hayles of Cowes who passed her driving test on the 27th April. Well done Leah I am so pleased for you after trying for so long, you drove really well with only two minor faults, its been good to teach you, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Lucy Emmerson of Ryde who passed her driving test on the 26th of April. Well done Lucy you well deserved that one and drove really well, good luck wherever you and Hubby end up whether it is Vienna, Edinburgh or somewhere else. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive.

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Lucy Emmerson of Ryde who passed her driving test on the 26th of April. Well done Lucy you well deserved that one and drove really well, good luck wherever you and Hubby end up whether it is Vienna, Edinburgh or somewhere else. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive.

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Tarradan Trench of Apse Heath who passed her driving test on the 23rd April with only three driver faults! Well done Taz you drove really well and we just got to get your brother through now. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Isaac Cruise of Ryde who passed his driving test on the 13th March. Well done Issac it will be much easier to get to work now with those early starts, hope to see you in a car soon. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive.

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Fenn Kennedy of Newport who passed his driving test on the 22nd of February at the first attempt! Well done Fenn I am really pleased for you I will look out for you in your VW Beetle if you decide to get one. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Ryan Knight of Shanklin who passed his driving test on the 9th February at the first attempt with only three driver faults! Well done Ryan you drove really well, I will look out for you in your car when you get it. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Abbi Lane of Sandown who passed her driving test on the 4th of January. Well done Abbi you had a good drive round with only two driver faults, I will look out for you in your car, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Sophie Edwards of Apse Heath who passed her driving test on the 22nd of December at the first attempt! Well done Sophie you drove really well with only two driver faults, hopefully you can get your car mot’d and on the road soon. Best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Lauryn Clasper of Binstead who passed her driving test on the 7th of December at the first attempt! Well done Lauryn very well deserved you worked very hard and my first student to pass the new Sat Nav test- piece of cake! Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Will Appell of Cowes who passed his driving test on the 21st of November. Well done Will you well deserved that after all the hard work you put in, hopefully I will see you in a car soon but not to soon I suspect as you left your wallet in my car so I have spent the cash and maxed out your credit card! Only joking we can arrange for you to get it. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Cory Thearle of Newport who passed his driving test on the 21st of November at the 1st Attempt! Well done Cory great drive round with only 3 driver faults. Good to have some good news for you after your illness, I will look out for you in your Clio, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Tom Callaghan of Bembridge who passed his driving test on the 6th of November at the first attempt with only three driver faults. Well done Tom you drove really well, its been good teaching you, keep that licence safe lol! GOOD luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive.

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations Joe Whitington of Newport who passed his driving test on the 2nd of October at the first attempt! Well done Joe you drove really well with only four driver faults, I will look out for you in your Fiesta, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Lewis Oliphant of East Cowes who passed his test on the 25th September with only one driver fault! Well done Lewis I will look out for you in your fiat punto (with tinted windows). Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to callum Steele of Ventnor who passed his driving test at the first attempt with 0 minors, a perfect score! Well done Callum that was a brilliant drive, now you got to decide whether to the ditch the bike or not, at least I wont get a wet seat now lol!
Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Barney Cornford of Cowes who passed his driving test on the 6th September at the first attempt! Brilliant drive round Barney with only 1driver fault, hope it goes well with the future for you, good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Sarah Nolan

Congratulations to Kirsty wright of Newport who passed her driving test on the 5th September at the 1st attempt! Well done Kirsty you drove really well with only two driver faults, I will look out for you on the road in your car. Good luck and best wishes from your driving instructor Kevin Haynes of Smart Drive

Call: 07866 410387 or 01983 539597

Recent Testimonials

Kirsty Wright, Newport IW

After waiting until I was 23 years old to finally pluck up the courage to start driving I'm so glad that I did! Having general anxiety has stopped me from doing certain things and progressing in my life. From the first lesson Kevin was patient and understanding of the...

Shannon Hatton, East Cowes

I'd recommend you because of how patient you were when I needed thing repeated loads of times and how clear you were at explaining things. I'd recommend you because of how patient you were when I needed thing repeated loads of times and how clear you were at...

Peter Barfoot, Sandown

I found Kevin to be a very patient instructor who was great at explaining things and was happy to clarify questions when I wasn’t quite sure. I found lessons to be relaxed and fun and his use of a tick sheet to monitor progress very helpful. He would often ask how I...

Ben Harvey, Newport

I really enjoyed learning to drive with Kevin as I am quite a nervous person so his calm manner helped me progress further and he never got frustrated when asked to repeat or go through a manoeuvre we have completed many times. I would definitely recommend Kevin to...

Issy Proctor, Binstead

I liked the way Kevin did a recap at the beginning of each lesson and asked what i felt i needed more work on from the lesson before, and I also like how I knew what I would be doing in my next lesson because we planned it at the end of the lesson before. Also if I...

Chloe Wheeler, Freshwater

  Kevin was a brilliant driving instructor and was patient throughout the course, helping me massively with my nerves and hesitation through my driving experience, while making sure I move forward each lesson. When teaching the manoeuvres he always used easy and clear...

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