Testimonials

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Hollie Seager, Ryde

I genuinely cannot thank my instructor enough for everything he did for me. My previous driving instructor ripped me off and I didn't learn anything valid whereas Kevin taught me so well and if I ever got stuck, he would help me find ways in which I could do the...

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Kate Brett, Newport

When I first took lessons it was 8 years ago and the experience i had was so awful it put me off. I had no confidence with driving and assumed all instructiors would be the same. I decided with my 4th child on the way it was time to bite the bullet! Kevin was...

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Katie Groundsell, Shorwell

Kevin was always very patient and calm when teaching me how to do things and the best way in which to do them, if the way he tried to explain it didn't work he would change it into a way I found easier to understand. Kevin was always on time and was very friendly but...

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Chloe Rimington , Cowes

My driving lessons were much more effective and I improved a lot more noticeably than I did when driving with my precious driving instructor. I also felt a lot more confident in the car and enjoyed these lessons a lot more because they were less repetitive and I was...

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Jax Jones, St Helens

Choosing Smart Drive as my training provider was a smart move; by booking a semi intensive course I learnt quickly and was committed to passing my test in the shortest amount of time possible. For years I had avoided studying for the theory test but the theory...

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Abbie Cunningham, Newport

When I first came to Smartdrive I was a very nervous and hesitant driver due to a bad experience with another company. Kevin was a great help to me and adapted his teaching methods to suit me. My driving has improved in all aspects and so has my confidence. The...

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Jess Kullander, Freshwater

Kev was really professional, friendly and helpful, I'd only had lessons with my dad previously but I learnt more in Kev's first lesson than any practice before. Kev remained professional whilst giving a friendly and relaxed lesson, I felt confident when driving and...

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Mandy Cole, Sandown

Hi Kevin, thank you for your understanding manner and sheer professionalism.....you immediately put me at ease.  Smart cars teaching method gave me the confidence that had been lacking previously.... I would have no hesitation recommending Kevin Haynes as Driving...

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Rachael Buswell, Newport

The driving lessons were brilliant, they were structured and everything was recorded and reviewed at the end of every lesson, which is very helpful to keep track of progress and to identify what i needed to continue to work on. I found theteaching methods very...

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Theresa Paterson, Ryde

I Found Kevin to be very helpful throughout my time learning with him.  I liked the way he tries to understand you and how you work so he can adapt and ensure that you gain the most out of your lessons with him. My previous instructors were to the point and never...

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Katie Curliss, Carisbrooke

I thought Kevin's teaching methods were very good. He tailored his teaching to how I learnt things, which he picked up in just a couple of lessons. Once that happened I was learning a lot quicker and built up my confidence too. I would recommend Kevin as he is a very...

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Suzanne Godley, Newport

I would like to say a huge thank you to my driving instructor Kevin Haynes. I have been wanting to learn to drive since i was 18, but to be honest i have never found anybody with the patience 😀 My sister in law told me about Kevin and his intensive courses, so i...

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Siobhon Mcguigan, Ventnor

I started with Smart Drive because I had previously had lessons (years ago - one a week) that didn't work for me, so this time I wanted to try the Intensive approach.  The Intensive course worked for me and I was able to do more lessons a week to help me stay focused....

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Geffrey Back, Shanklin

Would like to thank Kevin for helping me pass my driving test. He was always prompt and on-time, never felt like we wasted anytime during our lessons. Very helpful and understanding as I struggled to get my head round driving a car (coming from a motorbike...

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Richard Le Leivre, Sandown

I would like to thank you for all your help and encouragement in getting me through my driving test on the first attempt after only lessons. Good clear instructions and your calm pleasant nature were clearly effective at getting me, a mature learner, through my...

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Craig Joy, Lake

In comparison to previous methods I have used for learning how to drive, the intensive course doesn't compare, previously instructors I have used have been a lot slower to teach due to the nature of the course.  With the Intensive course from Kevin things are...

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Leanne Godley, Binstead

I started at Smart Drive because I had tried several different driving Instructors over the years and none of them had been right for me. The Intensive Course made it much easier to focus on my driving and allowed me to really get stuck in to learning without getting...

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Nick Jennings, Ryde

My lessons with smart drive where easy to understand and the overall experience was great with very patient and friendly instructor helped me come to grips with the manoeuvres and overall driving in just a few weeks. I had such a better experience with Smart Drive...

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