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Rich Cotter Manual Driving Instructor

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Rich Cotter

  • Standard Driving Lessons
  • Intensive driving courses
  • Refresher courses
  • Car type: Hyundai i30

    Expert tuition with a personal touch...Rich is a professional and enthusiastic driving instructor serving the Melksham, Corsham, and Chippenham areas. As the first Acclaim Instructor to cover these regions, Rich brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for road safety to every lesson.

    About Me

    • A Passion for Making a Difference - Above all, I am driven by a genuine desire to make a positive impact on people's lives and promote road safety. With my enthusiasm, knowledge, and commitment to excellence, I aim to equip every student with the skills and confidence needed to become a responsible and safe driver.
    • From City Life to Country Charm - Born and raised in Birmingham, I didn't encounter the countryside until I moved to Melksham 27 years ago. The transition from urban living to rural charm has given me a unique perspective on navigating different driving environments. I didn't see a real cow until I was 14 years old!
    • A Diverse Career Path - Before embarking on my journey as a driving instructor, I spent 22 years working at the Avon Rubber and Cooper Tyres companies. This experience has instilled me with a strong work ethic and a deep appreciation for the importance of safety on the roads.
    • Family Man and Sports Enthusiast - I am a devoted family man with two children. When I'm not behind the wheel, you'll find me enjoying a game of rugby or football, either playing or cheering from the sidelines. I also take great pleasure in exploring the beautiful landscapes and historic sites offered by the National Trust.
    • Choose me as your driving instructor, and embark on a journey filled with expertise, personalized attention, and a touch of humour that will make your learning experience truly unforgettable.

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    Why choose me?

    Rich Cotter is an Acclaim driving instructor and is part of our Continuous Professional Development Programme.

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    1st 2 Hours (introduction)


    1st 10 Hours (Introduction)


    1st 10 Hours + Tests (Introduction)


    Lesson prices

    2 Hour Lesson


    Block of 10 Hours


    Online Theory Training


    Test Day


    Intensive Course Prices

    10 Day Intensive Course


    3 Day Intensive Course


    5 Day Intensive Course


    7 Day Intensive Course


    *Terms and Conditions apply. ** Includes 1 attempt at Theory and Practical Test. 7 Day, 5 Day and 3 Day Intensive Course include 1.5 hour Driving Assessment prior to course. Intensive Course prices are for Manual Transmission. Click here for Automatic Transmission Pricing.

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