About Paul Kirkpatrick

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Paul Kirkpatrick, driving instructor

Paul Kirkpatrick is a fully qualified Approved Driving Instructor who co-founded Clearway Driver Training in 2004, having previously worked as an instructor for BSM.

Previously, he spent many years working in the IT industry as a software developer and website designer, working for companies including Channel 4, Andersen Consulting and Accor Corporate Services.

As Company Manager, Paul ensures that he and all Clearway Driver Training instructors are committed to providing quality, professional driver training whilst maintaining a fun and friendly approach to teaching.

Paul believes that excellent customer service and first rate tuition is essential to running a successful and well respected driving school.

He is renowned for his daft sense of humour and is popular with his pupils.

Paul Kirkpatrick is a fully qualified Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) and a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). He has been fully checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau) possessing a full current disclosure and is a member of the Driving Instructors Association (DIA). He is a registered Pass Plus instructor. In addition to teaching learner drivers, Paul also offers Motorway, Refresher, Skills Improvement, Driving Check-Up and UK Familiarisation lessons.

Areas covered: Slough, Windsor, Maidenhead, Egham, Iver, Langley and the surrounding towns and villages.

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Paul Kirkpatrick says...

"I believe that being able to drive is one of the most valuable skills anyone can acquire and that being taught how to be a safe driver for life is more important than just passing the test"

"My goal is to provide the best tuition I can whilst never forgetting that everyone is an individual with different abilities and needs."

"I also aim to make the lessons I give enjoyable and relaxed because I believe that people learn more effectively when they enjoy themselves and aren't feeling pressured!"

"Customer service is an absolute priority for me and I believe in treating pupils as I would like to be treated myself."

"I am friendly, patient and reliable and I am committed to giving the best possible tuition at a fair price. I get a real kick out of sharing in my customers' achievements and successes and I'd be delighted to add you to my growing list of successful students."

"I am a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists and have passed the IAM's Advanced Test. This has given me additional skills and knowledge which I can pass on to my customers, helping them to become more confident, competent and considerate. These skills all work towards making driving both enjoyable and safe."

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Paul's BMW 116d EfficientDynamics Plus (diesel)

Take driving lessons in a BMW 1 Series with Paul Kirkpatrick

The BMW 116d is a great car in which to learn to drive. It has a very well laid out cabin with all the controls within easy reach, excellent all round visibilty and driving aids such as reversing sensors to make manoeuvring as simple and safe as possible.

The 1 Series is equipped with fully adjustable seats, climate control, electric windows, electrically adjustable mirrors and a reach & height adjustable steering wheel. This means that the car is fully adaptable for drivers of all shapes and sizes!

Anti-lock Brakes, multiple airbags, traction control and seatbelt pretensioners are some of the numerous safety features that give the car the maximum five star Euro NCAP rating.

Learn to drive in a BMW 1 Series with Paul Kirkpatrick

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Paul's Testimonials

Comments from some of Paul Kirkpatrick's customers

My sister had recommended Clearway to me. My instructor was Paul. Paul has mastered the art of teaching. He was able to keep a calm and relaxed no-stress environment, and knew how to help me in the areas where I struggled. He's very good at determining your learning style and pace and will adapt to it. 100% recommend! - Andrea
I couldn't have hoped for a better driving instructor than Paul who, very quickly, made me feel at ease when I started my lessons at Clearway. He always knew precisely when I was struggling and when he could push me onto the next challenge in a way that only a skilled professional, with the kind of experience that he has, could. Every time I needed to get in touch with Clearway regarding booking lessons or my tests they were very friendly and very professional. If you are looking to take driving lessons and are fortunate enough to have the chance to secure a place with Clearway, you should go for it. I couldn't recommend them more highly. - Freya