Nottingham - Tel: 01623 551727 | Text / Call: 07875 330093

Welcome to Driver & Rider Training Nottingham

Welcome to Driver and Rider Training Nottingham (DRTN). We are a well-established driving school based in the Ashfield area but also covering Nottingham and (with the adapted vehicles), most of the East Midlands!

We offer a professional and informative service, which is supported by the feedback from our clients. Our aim to safely prepare you for a lifetime of driving on today’s busy roads, and of course to equip you to pass ...

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Our Services

Clients Testimonials

  • Doing my lessons with Matt, were enjoyable & fun, to me Matt is an incredible instructor that always put me at ease and we always had a good laugh in our lessons.  Matt has great techniques in solving problems with manoeuvres & good references to use while driving.
    I would highly recommend DRTN to anyone wanting to drive or looking for a new driving instructor.

    Thank you DRTN & Matt.

    - Benjamin Kinsey

  • I passed my UK driving test today, all thanks to Matt who took out time to identify and correct all the bad driving habits I have accumulated over the years, with a great sense of humour, patience and understanding!
    If you are yet to pass, I strongly recommend Matt!!!:)

    - Chukwuma C Oraegbunam

  • Learnt with Paul using hand controls!  Despite the questionable taste in music…he was really patient and really goes above and beyond. Fantastic listener and really cares about what he does and who he works with, (even after you’ve passed and you’re clueless why your cars making funny noises). Lessons are adaptive beyond the hand controls- especially when you can’t tell your lefts and rights 90% of the time, and is guaranteed to have you laughing almost every lesson.  Couldn’t have done it with anyone else!

    - Jess Atherley

  • A semi-paralysed tetraplegic after a severe spinal injury, Paul Whitburn got me mobile. He discovered what I was capable of, defined what I needed and found the adapted vehicle that matched. He then taught me to drive it, and so gave me my freedom – I can now drive myself wherever I want. He really cares about his clients and what he can do for them. Worth every penny.

    - Hereward Tresidder.

  • Apologies for the late review. (Passed a month ago, after 7 years, 3 previous rubbish instructors). Paul was a great instructor. Had a holistic approach towards driving as my learning process is a little different. We managed to build a great rapport, meaning that if I didn’t understand something I could tell him comfortably and he’d find a way a different tactic to fix the problem. Wish I’d known about the company from the day I started to drive. Thanks again, DRTN 🙂

    - Sarah A L Redmile