John Harvey – Instructor and Business Owner
John Harvey is the Driving School owner. John is a fully qualified Driving Standards Agency Approved Driving Instructor and has been for 17 years. He is a Grade A DVSA ADI. John scored 51/51 on his most recent Standards Check in June 2016.
He is the highest graded driving instructor in the South East according to the DVSA website. Click here for more information.
Grade A instructors are the highest grade any ADI can become and according to the DVSA they have ‘Very high overall performance’.
John started out as a driving instructor in 2005. Having trained at BSM he then moved to the AA in 2007. He made the decision to go independent in 2008 and started John Harvey Driving School. John trained some of, and provides training to all the instructors currently working for John Harvey Driving School.
- Highest DVSA Grade Instructor since 2012
- Scored 51/51 on his last DVSA Standards Check
- In the top 3% of driving instructors in the country
- Driving Instructor Trainer
John lived in Canterbury all his life before getting married to Nina in 2011 and then moved to Hawkinge near Folkestone a year later. He enjoys football and plays 5-a-side every week. He supports Liverpool FC. John has a 20 year old son, Sam, who passed his own driving test in March 2020 with zero driver faults! He also has 2 daughters, Ilanna 8 and Lyra 5. John is keen to keep his driving standards at as high a level as possible and has recently been on two training days with Chris Gilbert. Chris was a Class One Police driving trainer for over 22 years and taught Prince William, Prince Harry and the Duchess of York to drive, so John had a great instructor on those training days! John received a glowing report from Chris Gilbert, complementing him on his level of driving, assessed as high on the police driver marking system.
Learn more about Chris Gilbet here
John undertakes regular CPD to ensure his tuition is of the highest quality.
John provides driving instructor training & Automatic driving lessons in Canterbury.