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"I would like to say thank you Derek, and i would also like to say i would highly recommend to any one else learning to drive as you are a great instructor and you have a lot of patience. So thankful to have passed my test and get it first time, thanks for all the help"

Anthony Warren-Hillier

"I would just like to say thank you so much Derek for teaching me how to drive and helping me pass my driving test. You were always on time and flexible. Your approach to teaching really helped me stay calm and relaxed. I would 100% recommend you to anyone who is wanting to learn. Thanks again, Derek”

Lisa Jordan

"I would highly recommend Derek Gillespie to anyone wanting to start driving lessons. I had never drove a car before but on my first lesson Derek made me feel confident and comfortable with driving. I passed first time with Derek and only had 30 lessons. Amazing instructor, would recommend to anyone wanting to start their lessons. He's friendly, always early for lessons and professional. Owe all my thanks to Derek for passing my test and my first time too!"

Abbie Rider

"Passed my test 1st time today all thanks to my instructor Derek Gillespie. Would highly recommend Derek as an instructor, he was very patient with me as i was very panicky during my first few lessons and he helped me to feel comfortable during each lesson. He also allowed me to practice things as many times as I wanted until I felt confident. So pleased to have passed and thank you Derek for all your help!"

Beth Conway

"Derek is a great instructor, easy to get on with, makes you feel very comfortable, and the Honda Jazz is a good car to drive on your lessons and test. Passed today with Derek and would 110% recommend him to anyone."

Oliver Hogan

"Passed my test  with Derek Gillespie with only 3 minor faults, Great Instructor easy to get on with and explains mistakes and improved with every lesson would recommend to anyone"

Robert Blundell

"I passed my test second time and I owe it all to Derek Gillespie. Fantastic instructor puts you as ease during your lessons and explains mistakes you've made in a constructive manner. Fantastic driving instructor and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to friends and family."

Gerard English

"A Big, Big thank you to Derek Gillespie.
I put myself under a lot of pressure to pass due to my job expectations!.
I completed a 20 hour fast pass course with minimum of fuss. Derek was patient and very clear, easy to follow and simple guidance with all aspects of the lessons and fool proof instruction for manoeuvres. Genuinely nice guy and a great teacher!! I will be recommending him to family and friends for the future."
Thanks Again!!

Lee Evans

"I passed my driving test today on my 1st try thanks to Derek! He is an amazing instructor and has so much patience! As nervous as I was for all my lessons (and more so my test), Derek kept calm and made me feel at ease whilst driving. If I made an error with a manoeuvre , he would let me know were I went wrong and tell me to try it again! I would definitely recommend Derek to anybody wanting to learn how to drive" THANKS DEREK!! :-)

Kylie Doran

"I passed my driving test today....still can't believe it! I would definitely recommend Derek to anyone! He is extremely patient, and makes you feel at ease. I was very nervous at first as I hadn't had a driving lesson for over 10 years, but Derek soon made me feel relaxed behind the wheel, and made me enjoy driving, which I had never done before" thank you Derek!

Clare Connolly

"Want 2 say a massive thx to Derek for getting me through my lessons and test!! Such a nice fella would recommend him to anyone" Thx again!

Julie Holding

"I passed my test first time after swapping instructors on a number of occasions, and I immediately felt comfortable learning to drive with Derek Gillespie.
Every driving instructor will tell you they're patient, but Derek managed to stay patient when other instructors might not have, I always felt like I knew what I should be doing because Derek's teaching skills are as good as his driving skills.
Cheers for your patience and helping me get through it more quickly than I expected,"

Stu Johnson

"I passed 1st time with Derek. He explained everything clearly and easily. He boosted my confidence on the road and was a great support to me"
Thanks Derek I have recommended you and will continue to do so.
Lindsey Peacefull

Lindsey Peacefull

"I really appreciated Derek's support and expertise in helping me pass my driving test. He's a really reliable and patient driving instructor - couldn't have done it without his help"

Andrew Roberts

"A big thank you to Derek for helping me pass my test first time, I was so nervous when I started learning, but Derek's calm nature, patience and witty banter put my nerves at ease. 
Excellent professionalism and a really nice guy, I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn,"

Mark King

"Years ago I had a bad experience where I felt I had been ripped off by another driving school. Due to this bad experience I was put off trying to learn driving again. But when I found out me and my girlfriend had a baby on the way I wanted to start again. I paid for the 20 hours guaranteed pass and was given Derek as an instructor. Right away I could tell the difference in what having a real driving instructor felt like.
After not driving for years I passed within a month an a half of paying due to Derek I was able to drive my baby home from the hospital myself. Thanks Derek I swear Sarah will be getting taught by you as soon as we can"

Raymond Johnson

"I had two driving instructors before I passed my test and Derek was without a doubt the one that secured the pass. His calm composure was key to me advancing and passing over that one week crash course. Could not have done it without him, laughing all through the week, a complete pleasure. Thanks again Derek"

Michael Rainford

"A big thank you to Derek for getting me through the test first time! 
I was so nervous, but Derek's confidence and support helped me push my fears aside. Excellent professionalism and a really nice guy," 

Yani Gavin

"After years of failed tests I almost gave up hope of ever getting my license. Doing one or two lessons a week just didn't work for me and to be honest none of the instructors I had in the past came close to how good Derek my instructor was.He was brilliant, always put me at ease, made everything seem so simple, and was very patient. I now recommend him to everyone. If you are serious about getting your driving license, Get Driving Liverpool offer the best value for money around and if you are lucky enough to get Derek as your instructor, he'll get you through it in no time at all. 
A top instructor and a top fella"
Thank you so much.

Matthew Bentley

"A hugeeee thank you to derek for getting me through my practical test, he has been patient with me and helped me overcome my fear of right turns at junctions and also roundabouts. I have had other instructors in the past and never felt I progressed with them but when one of my family members who also passed with derek recommended derek to me it only took him a few weeks to get me through my test, and now I\'m a confident safe driver. Amazing, professional instructor"

Rochelle Wallace

"A massive thanks to Derek who help me over come my fear of roundabouts, turning right and pretty much all aspects of driving!!!. When I first started my lessons I didn't have much confidence but Derek was patient and gave constructive advice and built my confidence and now am driving independently and don\'t avoid roundabouts!! which I never thought I could do. Can't thank you enough Derek. My niece passed to today thanks to Derek! Fabulous instructor,"

Clare Stevenson

"Where to start. Derek - probably the best driving instructor I have EVER encountered. Top bloke, brilliant teaching techniques (what more can you ask for ?) Got me my test with 18 lessons (18 hours) 
I will recommend Get Driving Liverpool and Derek to ANYONE looking to pass their test with haste. Brilliant value for money considering the level of training you get". 
Remember - check your blind spots!!

Peter Cowley

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