Abingdon, OX14
Fully qualified Driving Instructor

Hi, I'm Karen. I am a mum with two grown up children 21 and 19. I am a fully qualified driving instructor, previously a Personal Assistant at a magazine marketing company and then Admin support in various school settings.

I have been a fully qualified driving instructor for over 3 years and love my job giving people independence and achieve wider goals. I teach all ages and abilities.

I am passionate about teaching safe driving skills for life, not just passing a driving test.

I offer flexible lessons, which include pick up and drop off at a destination of your choice, within 15 minutes of Abingdon.

Fully qualified DVSA accredited Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) using the latest client centered training techniques. DBS checked.

I provide driving lessons in Abingdon, Oxford and surrounding areas 

My availability is Monday-Thursday 9-5pm & Friday 9-12.

My hourly rate is £40  - I recommend weekly 1.5 hour lessons.

Please contact me here for more information. Testimonials included below.


"As soon as I turned 17 I started driving lessons with Karen. Right from my first lesson Karen made me feel comfortable in the car and helped me to understand the roads well, and how to drive safely. During every driving lesson Karen made me feel at ease on the road and is so easy to talk to about anything. To anyone thinking about having driving lessons I would 100% recommend to learn with Karen."

Matthew, 17


"As an older learner Karen built up my confidence to be a lifelong driver not just pass the test. With her encouraging and reflective approach to learning I made efficient progress and feel I have the tools to keep improving. Plus it was always fun! I would recommend Karen to anyone."



" Karen was a brilliant driving instructor; she was very thorough and made sure every eventuality for the test was covered for the test, while also making sure that she had prepared me for after I passed too. She was always super encouraging when I lacked confidence and very patient with my mistakes. Thank you!"



"Having previously postponed indefinitely driving lessons with another instructor due to the stress of learning to drive in the middle of A level exams, then taking a three year break for university, I was perhaps understandably a little bit apprehensive about getting back in a car again, but Karen has been amazing. Right from the start she has been incredibly patient with me. Even in the midst of many many "marble moments" she stayed calm and I always felt like I was safe, and though I was never exactly very sure of myself she has always been super encouraging and has boosted my confidence no end. Thanks for everything Karen!""