"Ian's number was passed onto me through a friend that had recently passed her driving test with him At the time i was having a stressful week with my then current instructor.............."

Hannah Chadwick


Driving lesson Testimonials - What my previous students said

Below are a selection of my customers testimonials.

Ian's number was passed onto me through a friend that had recently passed her driving test with him. At the time i was having a stressful week with my then current instructor, who i felt extremely uncomfortable with. Immediately Ian helped me out, no questions asked, and went out of his way to fit me in to his busy scheduele. Striaght away he made me feel at home and in that pressurised environment of learning to drive a car, i couldn't think of anybody better to teach you. He gave me my wings :)

Hannah Chadwick

Great instructor, I passed in less than 6 weeks even though I had never driven a car before taking lessons with Ian. He was calm, patient and understanding, just what you need at 18!  I highly recommend him.

Hannah Mason

Learning to drive can be a very nervous experience, but with Ian as an instructor I felt completely at ease in every lesson I had. I thoroughly enjoyed every lesson I had with Ian, he has a clear, concise and friendly approach to teaching and he made sure that I felt confident about driving on the roads before and after every lesson. Without Ian’s great approach to teaching, I would not have passed my test first time with only two minors. Ian is without a doubt a fantastic driving instructor and I would recommend him very strongly.

Charlotte Gomersall

I started my driving lessons with Ian just after my 17th birthday in August last year. Ian came highly recommended from my best friend who was also taking lessons and I can fully understand why. I found my lessons fun and enjoyable and Ian was very patient with me even when the going got tough (which it did on several occassions !!)
With Ian's patience and expertise I applied for my test after only 15 lessons and passed first time (bet my mum wish she had been taught by him, it took her 3 attempts :) )
I am now wizzing around Warrington in my little Fiat 500 but miss my weekly lessons with Ian.
I would recommed Ian to anyone looking to learn to drive. His lessons are fun and excellent value for money and he's still totally sane , even after teaching me to drive.


Just to say... my 18 year old daughter, Hannah Mason, had Ian as her driving instructor, taking her test from the St Helen's test centre. She had never driven at all before getting in the car with Ian and took lessons only over a period of a few weeks. Evenso, she has passed her driving test. So, I thought I should let you know all of this because I think it's quite an achievement on both their parts. Hannah really enjoyed going out with Ian and was very comfortable with him. I would imagine it's quite difficult for someone to instruct a young girl - especially a man - but Ian clearly came through with flying colours.

Mandy Mason

As an ex-pupil of IDS driving school my experiences with Ian my driving instructor were most enjoyable, from my very first lesson right through to my driving test i was dealt with the upmost respect. Ian made me feel at ease and explained everything to me so i understood what i needed to know, nothing was to much trouble even when i asked more than once (which was quite often).

Ian gave me all the info i needed for my theory and once i passed that we moved on to my driving test and it was all at my own pace.

I would highly recommend IDS driving school and ian to anyone and have done in the past and the future to friends and family and they all agree they are a very good driving school, so go on give them a go and throw away those L plates!

Thanks for everything Ian.

Ryan Gorman

I was given Ian Boase’s mobile number through a friend. He was recommended to me as a brilliant driving instructor, and he was just that. He explains everything to you fantastically; he’s a good laugh and very understanding. I don’t think I could of asked for a better instructor. If you have any questions, he will explain them straight away. Very highly recommended.