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After spending some time of his life outdoors gardening, Steve decided on a career change towards driver education 6 years ago. Always eager to improve, he now also provides trailer training throughout Dorset (B+E), in his powerful Volvo XC90. He also covers learner drivers in his Ford Fiesta.
Steve is very laid back and always willing to go the extra mile. This brings him into the odd Dorset Village. He also appreciates that some people are only free on a weekend. You might easily see him on the way to a lesson on a quiet Sunday morning. It is said that he just loves to teach but we are not entirely sure about his claim to do lessons on Christmas Day though – maybe if you ask him really nicely :)?
Steve is keen to see his pupils progress in a relaxed atmosphere. He likes to challenge his pupils but never pushing beyond their capabilities. Steve ensures that his pupils move on at a comfortable pace.
Whilst carrying out Trailer training, he will first assess your driving skills and advise you on any improvements. He will then move onto the Trailer training.
As you’d expect of a YES! Instructor, Steve is well educated, knows how to drive a train, holds a degree qualification, has taken his HGV licence and is often taking part in CPD, such as teaching learners with special needs etc.
Some say he resembles Bruce Willis, so here you go, can’t go much wrong! What do you think? Be nice though!
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Steve is a fantastic driving instructor. I would strongly recommend Steve if you are a bit nervous about learning to drive (as I was) because he is incredibly patient, easily to talk to, and has an answer for every question you might have.
He makes you think about your weaknesses when driving and lets you dedicate time to improving until you are confident. He has made me a safe and confident driver!
What can I say? Thanks to Steve’s calm demeanour and fantastic teaching skills I passed my test first time, despite a visual impairment which I had always believed would be an insurmountable barrier to ever getting a license.
It is clear from the second you step foot in his car that Steve has a great passion and pride for what he does, and this shines through in the way he carries himself in the car; he effortlessly makes lessons fun and thoroughly enjoyable, while maintaining structure and taking his responsibility as an educator seriously.
If you are looking for somebody who truly cares and will undoubtedly do their utmost to help you, your son, or daughter to become a safe and confident driver, then Steve is absolutely the guy for you. I appreciate everything he has done for me, and I honestly cannot think of anybody I’d rather have learned with.
Steve made the lessons always enjoyable and a laugh whilst learning at a very good pace! He was always happy to explain and go over areas using different techniques so I definitely understood every challenge that came up- he is easily on of the best instructors. Thanks for all your help!
Steve is fantastic! He takes the time to go through techniques in different ways for better understanding and makes the learning fun. He never made me feel pressured but still was able to challange me and my learning. This hugely helps with confidence and it’s thanks to this driving instructor that I passed first time 🙂
Stephen is a fantastic teacher! He really puts you at ease in the car. I passed alot quicker than I expected to and it’s all down to steve! Thankyou so much, I’d highly recommended him to anyone!
I passed my test because of this great instructor, he knows exactly what he’s on about, very calm and would highly recommend
Just Passed my driving test first time with no faults, what can I say a great man! Keeps you at ease always through each lesson and guaranteed to make you laugh and enjoy every minute of learning to drive. Couldn’t recommend Steve enough, he will put you on course to getting that pass I have no doubt about that!
Just passed my driving test on Wednesday with Steve. A great driving instructor highly recommended 👍👍👍 thank you ever so much for all ur skills
Steve was a great instructor, he managed to get me to pass first time with only 1 minor 🙂 highly recommend.
A great instructor, easy to talk to, laid back and highly knowledgeable. Highly recommended!
Well what can I say Mr o is an absolute legend, laid back firm but fair, says it exactly how it is, he is also funny and easy to chat with, he has the patience of a Saint which every learner needs and will always find a particular way for an individual to help them learn for what’s suitable for them. Guna miss you stevie boy. Highly recommend to anyone.
This ones slightly over due. Steve is an excellent instructor, he has remarkable patience which is something I needed. Got me passed and really covers everything well. Lessons are never awkward Steve is easy to talk to and a great laugh…highly recommend!
Steve if very friendly, chatty and most importantly an amazing instructor. He makes sure everything is ready for your test, and in the time i was with him everyone passed first try, including me! Just watch out for flashing lights, he tends to get distracted. Thank you so much, i will forever be grateful for getting me to pass today. If you can teach me, you can teach anyone. I wont forget it.
Steve has been a great instructor, helping me to pass first time. A really great guy to talk to, and importantly patient and really knows his stuff. Would recommend to anyone.
Steve is the best instructor I have ever had the pleasure of meeting, his ability to teach is second to none, which allowed me to pass my test with no faults at all. If you want an instructor that makes sure you are ready to pass he is the man for the job.
What a lovely guy! Calm and relaxed, just what you need when you're learning to drive and also the patience of a saint!Steve helped me pass first time and I would recommend him highly.
Steve has a great style of teaching every aspect of driving, from the mundane to the terrifying. He always made lessons enjoyable with his lively chatter and endless jokes.I was a relatively slow learner but Steve helped me to pass first time which i'm forever grateful for. Thank you!
Steve is a great instructor very patient and keen to get you passed and more than that he's great to talk to when driving around.
Steve is a great instructor and also made the lessons enjoyable. His paitance and calmness helped me pass first time! Would definitely recommended to anyone.
Steve's approach to Teaching for test standard is like no other, He has a Fabulous way of making the mundane fun and very natural, he is very forgiving and makes the whole experience an absolute pleasure, he got me through with 1 minor and from what i hear this is some what of a normal thing for him, An all round very nice chap!!
Steve is a great instructor and made lessons enjoyable as he is easy to talk to and is full of patience for anyone. He is great at teaching manoeuvres and other things and testing you to make sure that you use everything so that when it comes to your test you are ready. He will only go at your speed and won't pressure you into anything if you're aren't ready yet. I would highly recommend as an instructor. If I do take any extra driving qualifications I will make sure I choose Steve again.
Steve is a great teacher and made my dream of driving come true! He has a easy personality and bags of much needed patience. He has a great way of explaining maneuvers and truly cares for his learners. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
Steve was a fantastic instructor and always made the lessons good fun. His patience and teaching methods made it a brilliant learning environment suitable for anyone.
Steve was great he really helped me to feel calm especially in the beginning as I was really nervous about driving. With his help managed to pass first time after about 6 months of lessons which I was really happy with and glad he was there to support me during my test. A very good instructor and I would recommend him highly especially if you like dogs because he loves to talk about his. Thanks so much Steve for all your help and I'll see you again for Pass Plus
Steve is a brilliant instructor. With his help, patience and humour i was at ease in every lesson and passed first time.
Passed second time round! Thanks to Steve who helped me stay calm and got me through it, he was confident in me which helped me a lot! Would definitely recommend Yes! to everyone!
Passed my theory and practical first time with his guidance. Steve is calm friendly instructor who could teach a blind paraplegic to drive safely. Cannot fault his methods.
Passed my test first time thanks to Steve and I enjoyed every lesson! He is an amazing instructor and very easy to get along with. Would definitely recommend anybody to have lessons with him! Thank you so much for everything Steve!
Steve's knowledge of driving and any vehicle there is will blow your mind this is why I couldn't of picked a better instructor to teach me. Steve is a legend and deserves some sort of medal definitely the best instructor out there!
Steve is an amazing instructor, real nice guy, so easy to get on with and gives great advice and help when learning to drive. Got me through my test first time with only 2 faults, highly recommended! Thank you
Passed my driving test first time with Stephen, i only had 20 hours overall. Stephen always gave me great advice and made me feel confident driving. I would highly recommend. thank you.
Two Words: Absolutely Brillaint! I enjoyed everyone of my lessons with Stephen. Thanks to his willingness in going the extra mile, I was able to pass first time. 10/10.P.S he really does resemble Bruce Willis.
Steve was amazing. He was kind and patient. The one class I took with him was amazing
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