Meet our Driving Instructors

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Driving Instructor Northern Beaches

Vehicles: Hyundai Tuson (automatic) and Hyundai i30 N Performance (manual)

Ian has been a licenced driving instructor for 10 years with experience teaching in both Australia and the U.K.

Due to Ian’s experience driving in the U.K., he is very experienced teaching students to drive manual cars. This is a skill not many driving instructors have.

Ian is patient, reliable and relates well to students of all ages and skill levels, including first-timers, overseas drivers and international students, and nervous drivers.

He is familiar with all Northern Beaches and North Shore driving test areas where motor registries are located at Manly, Frenchs Forest, ChatswoodWarriewood and Brookvale.

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Vehicle: Hyundai i30 (automatic)

David is a calm patient instructor who has been teaching people to drive manual and automatic for the last 6 years throughout the North Shore and Northern Beaches.

He is very familiar with the test routes at Chatswood, Brookvale and Warriewood.

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Vehicle: Toyota Yaris Cross (automatic)

Malcolm is a friendly, calm and patient instructor who is highly organised and structured.

He has a wealth of driving experience including many years of driving a manual car as well as automatics.

He has successfully moved into driving instruction after many years of being a flying instructor.

Malcolm’s approachable nature and eye for detail make him a highly recommended instructor.

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Vehicle: Mazda CX30 (automatic)

Ton is a former helicopter pilot and tennis and squash teacher.

His passion for teaching led him to become a driving instructor.  As a father of three teenagers, he is also dedicated to making our Australian roads safer.

Ton’s driving lesson car is a Mazda CX30 (automatic). He is happy to take driving lessons in the evening.

Ton has Working with Children certification and holds a Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics.

In addition to English, Ton also speaks Dutch and German.

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Vehicle: Tesla Model 3 (automatic)

Gary’s career has spanned journalism, public relations and marketing, but his experience as a ski instructor in Australia and Austria was key to him becoming a driving instructor in 2017.

Gary is married with three adult children.

Gary teaches in a Model 3 Tesla electric vehicle (automatic).

“Being able to deliver an important life skill to learner drivers and help them build their capabilities and confidence to safely navigate our roads is both a rare privilege and enormously rewarding.”

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Licence 2 Drive – Driving School Northern Beaches + North Shore

Licence 2 Drive is a Northern Beaches driving school that teaches people to drive throughout the Northern Beaches, Upper North Shore and Lower North Shore.

We offer single driving lessons and learn to drive packages aimed at accommodating all budgets and student requirements. Buy driving lessons »

Our driving test preparation includes a two-hour driving lesson, where we give you all the tips and advice required by the RMS requirements to pass your driving test at local Services NSW Centres (RTA) at Warriewood, Chatswood and Brookvale.