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Do you want to support your more nervous and anxious pupils?

As an ADI you will come across many nervous pupils - struggling with anxiety during lessons, or suffering from high levels of stress during driving tests.

Do you want to know more ways that you can improve and support their self-confidence helping them to become confident drivers?  Stand out from your peers with the option to offer off road support to your nervous pupils, with a Confident Driver membership.

Either subscribe to an ADI group plan on behalf of your learners - or simply refer them to the site to subscribe themselves by becoming an affiliate

Subscription benefits

Flexible Group

Choose between 50, 75 & 100 learners and upgrade your plan as your business grows


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8 Different Techniques

Offer your learners access to a variety of techniques to manage nerves


We offer a range of online courses on the Moodle e-learning platform

Driving School
learning hub

Create your own driving school learning hub with your own documents, resources & videos

Marketing Help

We offer free marketing resources such as leaflets, promo videos & links

Best Group Plans For Driving Instructors

These plans are created specifically for driving instructors and their students.  We also have a range of individual plans created for learner drivers, you can find more details on our Learner Driver page.

ADI monthly

  • 100 learners
  • Full access to all resources
  • Created by industry experts
  • Free Marketing resources

ADI 50

  • 50 learners
  • Full access to all resources
  • Created by industry experts
  • Free Marketing resources

ADI 75

  • 75 learners
  • Full access to all resources
  • Created by industry experts
  • Free Marketing resources

ADI 100

  • 100 learners
  • Full access to all resources
  • Created by industry experts
  • Free Marketing resources

MSA Members should check the MSA website to obtain the relevant discount code. 
Franchises: Over 100 learners?  Get in touch to discuss personalised options.

Support your nervous pupils

As an experienced ADI you already know how to develop the driving abilities of your pupils.  Supporting them to control anxiety and nerves requires a different skill set.  With a Confident Driver membership you will have the knowledge and psychological techniques you need. 

Sign students up to your group plan so that they can access the resources and work through them at their own pace at home.  Alternatively, by becoming familiar with the techniques yourself you will be well placed to make suggestions to your pupils on areas to focus on. For example, if you notice a pupil has a tendency to be self-critical, you might suggest they look at the self-talk section and together you can agree on some new positive phrasing that you can both use during lessons.

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What others are saying

Read more of our reviews from happy ADIs on Trustpilot

I have been using the Confident Drivers website for a year now. It is my go to place of ADI reference when I am assisting a more nervous / anxious client /stressed during their learning to drive journey or test day nerves. The coaching wheel is my favourite coaching tool, my clients love watching their wheel evolve.

Confident Drivers provide an excellent service to both Learners and Driving Instructors. My learners have enjoyed the wealth of information and techniques to help them feel confident when driving or taking their driving test. I am seeing some really positive results in the learners that have used these resources.

Pupils love it and I've found it very useful myself. A great resource for people and not just drivers.

This is a fantastic website, I would highly recommend it for anyone taking their part 3 exam to become a driving instructor. It helped me stay calm and relaxed leading up to my date and assisted with staying positive. 

I also use it for my students, they too have found it supportive. Thank you

I own a driving school and we provide access to Confident Drivers for all of our instructors so they can enrol their clients as required. It's an excellent franchise benefit and the feedback has been extremely positive from ADIs and learners alike.

I came across Confident Drivers last night. I then decided to sign up this morning. I am glad I have its FAB, plenty of resources to help me and my students, and well worth the monthly cost.

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Keep up to date with hints, tips and advice

Our welcome email includes the Confident Drivers Coaching Wheel downloads and video which is one of our popular resources from the Coaching section of the website.

Our Online Courses

Driving Test Preparation

Learn more about how to prepare for your driving test

Top Tips for Nerves

If you suffer from driving nerves try our mini course that includes our top tips from across all the techniques

Attention, memory and learning

This short course explores the impact of stress on memory and attention. If you struggle to concentrate in lessons or keep forgetting between lessons this course is for you

Understanding Stress

Part One of our understanding stress course explores why we react in certain ways and what we can do to retrain our brain

More about stress

Part Two of our understanding stress course looks at the different types of stress, learning and performance

6-week Mindfulness course

Our mindfulness course has been created with a driving theme to help you learn more about attention, unhelpful thinking, managing emotions and gaining perspective

Driving Instructor Resources


GoRoadie is an online platform connecting ADIs and Learners. It is free to sign up and create your business profile and you pay to unlock the referrals you accept - and your first one is free! Find out more on their site

Marmalade Network

At Marmalade Network we’re dedicated to working with, supporting and rewarding driving instructors. Our members can boost their income by earning commission across the complete range of five Marmalade Learner and New Driver insurance products. We also offer a raft of reduced rate and free services specially chosen to enhance an ADI’s business. Working closely with the ADINJC and other highly respected bodies, we strive to keep abreast of, and inform our members about, changes within the driving instruction industry. The network is free to join with no annual subscriptions and gives excellent rates of commissions ranging from £15 for a short term Student Driver Policy to £250 for a car!
We provide complimentary marketing materials and there are various help lines you can access – a legal helpline, an ADI helpline. Everything is free! Finally, we’re an upbeat company with excellent customer service, so whether you’re an independent ADI or head up a large school, we’re here to help you!
Our dedicated ADI team is on 0333 323 2615 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. To register with our scheme and access all its benefits, just visit

Tri-Coaching Partnership

Tri-Coaching Partnership offer something for all your development needs, from training to be an ADI, help with your Standards check and the BTEC4 Coaching for Driver Development. Find out more on their site

Disability Driving Instructors

Disability Driving Instructors has been set up to provide information and advice for disabled people wishing to learn or return to driving. Find out more on their site

Driving School Development

Martin and Maria Leather from Driving School Development run one day CPD courses in business development to help ADIs boost their income. Find out more on their site

Colour Academy Theory Test colouring book

Colour Academy

Pass your theory test first time with this educational colouring book. The unique layout helps to explain complex driving scenarios visually and memorise through colour. Find out more on their site

Colour Academy Theory Test colouring book

L of A Way to Pass

Diane Hall's e-book is written for learners and ADIs with plenty of advice on how to combat nerves while driving or taking your test. Find out more on

Driving Instructors for nervous drivers who offer access to Confident Drivers resources

If you have driving anxiety or are feeling nervous and worried about your driving lessons why not book lessons with a driving instructor who partners with us.  Most of the driving instructors below offer their learner drivers access to our resources included in the cost of driving lessons.  If you are looking for a driving instructor for nervous drivers visit their website.

Adam Kearns - Adam's LDC Driving School

Alan Hayhoe - Amber School of Motoring

Alastair Field LDC -

Andrew Hollinshead - Andys SOM

Anna Grayson LDC -

Antonia Naylor - Antonia's Driving School

BDA Driving School -

Blackpool Driving School -

Bryan Coles - Coles School of Motoring

Caledonian Learner Driver Training Franchise -

Caroline  - Cavalier Driving School

Caroline Smith - Caroline's Driving School

Chris Barker - Driving Skills Academy

Chris Etches CSM Driver Training -

Claire Fry - CM Driving School

Colin Hunt - Colin Hunt Driver Training

Debbie Howton Driver Training -

Drive Time Hull -

Driving with Ellis -

Elton Taylor - Taylors Driving School

Fiona Taylor -

Garry Duggan - Learn to pass with Gary

Gavin Sinclair -

Geoff Capes -

Georgina Hegarty - Go with George

Gordon Palmer-Taylor - Go-Driving

Graham Evans - Get Driving Today

Happy Driving Academy -

Helen Roberts - Helens Driving School

Hugh Davies - Valley School of Motoring

Ian Davis -

Ian Lavell -

Ian Wade - Direct Drive

James Ellis - James Ellis BSM

Jane Calverley -

Jenny Osborne -

Jim Dobson - Dobson Driving

Joe McGrory - Learn with Joe

Judith Fotheringham - Independence Driving School

Kath Bools -

Keith Hepburn -

Kev Field Driver Skills -

Wheelsby Driving School

Kim Gibson -

Lin Webb -

Louise Larkin - LDC

Marcus Grant -

Mark Edwards - Mark Edwards ADI

Martin & Maria Leather QVG Driving School -

Martin Donnelly Caledonian LDT -

Mat Rawlings Caledonian LDT -

Matt Shurmer Driving School -

Melanie Taylor - Point School of Motoring

Michele Windsor - Perception Driving

Mike Simpson - ADI Network

Mike Taylor - MikeT Driver Training

Nicky Harris The Driving Academy -

Peter Glass - Elite Driving Solutions

Peter Ray -

Peter Scott -

Phil Ruberry Driver Training - Phil Ruberry Driver Training

Rebecca Draper - Beck's Driver Training

Richard Bates - Inclusive Driving

Rosalind Gutteridge - Wheels Driving School

Route 55 Driving School Wrexham - route55wrexham

Samantha Taylor - Purple Driving Academy

Sarah Matheou - BSM

Simon Jenner Simon Says Driver Training-

Smart Driver Academy -

Sue Allen - Allens School of Motoring

Terry Cook - TC Drive

Terry Lefteri -

Tony Wells - Driving Ambition

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