Coronavirus (COVID-19) Important Information.

The DVSA and AA have issued guidance as to what needs to be done to reduce the risk of passing on the virus for lessons as tests. This has meant that I have had to re-structure my diary to ensure that all the necessary precautions can be undertaken before and after lessons.

The following Terms and Condition, describe those changes necessary. Please take time to read these in detail and if necesary contact me as requested at the bottom of this page.

 

 

COVID 19: Amendment to Terms and Conditions:

Due to the current COVID-19) situation there is now specific guidance as to how lessons and driving test should be conducted. These have been created in accordance with both the DVSA Standard Operating Procedure Coronavirus (COVID-19):Conducting driving tests (Car) to be used from 4th July 2020 and the AA Publication: ADI SAFETY ADVICE SUMMARY FOR COVID-19 PANDEMIC.


My Responsibility:

I will not conduct your scheduled lesson if I start to experience any symptoms of the virus in the 7 days beforehand or I  have been in contact with anyone who has in the last 14 days. If I cancel the lesson of course there would be no charge and we will confirm a plan for your next re-scheduled lesson.

I will wipe down all contact points at the end of each lesson i.e. steering wheel/gear lever/seat belt/indicators/door handles and any points that I may have touched on the journey to you.

I will dispose of all my wipes in the safest way possible.

I will be wearing disposable gloves and mask throughout your lesson.


Your Responsibility:

You must inform your me as soon as possible if you are displaying any symptoms of the virus in the last 7 days or have been in contact with anyone who has in the last 14 days. Failure to do so in reasonably good time may result in you being charged for the lesson.

You will supply and wear a disposable mask for lessons, if possible. If it is not possible then please discuss this with me beforehand.

If you wish to bring and wear disposable gloves then please feel free to do so.

I request that you wear clothing that will cover your arms and legs fully in line with current guidance.


Please wash your hands for at least 20 seconds immediately before any lesson.


If you do not comply with the above and fail to give me adequate notice I may not conduct your lesson if you fail to let me know in reasonably good time this may result in you being charged for the lesson.


One the Day of Your Lesson:

On the day before  I travel to your pick you up I will contact you to confirm that you are:

Showing no symptoms in the last 7 days or have been in contact with anyone who has in the last 14 days.

To remind you to wash your hands for a minimum of 20 seconds immediately before leaving your pick up point.

To remind you to wear clothing that covers your arms and legs as much as possible.

To remind you to bring your mask .


At the start of your lesson:

On arrival I will speak to you outside the vehicle observing a 2 metre distancing. (Weather permitting)


I may request to test your temperature with a handheld thermometer.


We will discuss the aims and objectives for the lesson and anything else that is relevant before we start.


I will offer you some sanitiser for your gloves/hands before you enter the vehicle.



During Your Lesson:

The windows will be open. (Weather permitting). 


Air Conditioning will be turned off, or if used will not be set to recycle air within the car..


Should you start to show symptoms during your lesson, I reserve the right stop the lesson early and return you to your pickup point. Depending on the circumstances this may result in you being charged for the lesson.

I will wherever possible will face forward during the lesson.

Where possible any lengthy discussions will be conducted outside of the vehicle. (Weather permitting)

Should I need to do a demonstration drive all controls will be wiped down again.


If I need to take control of the car at any time, I will requested that you park the vehicle when suitable to allow me to wipe down the wheel and any other relevant controls.

At the End of Your Lesson:


All discussions will be conducted outside of the vehicle. (Weather permitting).


You will be asked to remove any personal belongings and take away your own PPE and dispose of it safely.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions:


Please confirm your acceptance of the above at least 48 hrs prior to the start of your first lesson either by text to 07712 560678 or via email to mike@mikes-driving.co.uk