2021

The Intelligent Instructor Awards 2021 in association with Kwik Fit & Michelin recognise and reward the very best products and services within the driver training sector. A combination of our independent judging panel and the driving instructor audience helped decide our winners!

We’ve listed the winners below…

Car Supplier of the YearDualdrive

Highly commended

  • Adindi
  • Specialist Vehicle Rental

Driving Instructor Car of the Year – Ford Fiesta

Highly commended

  • Renault Clio
  • Volkswagen Golf

Driving Instructor Insurer of the Year – Adrian Flux Insurance Services

Highly commended

  • BG Insurance
  • Policywave

National Driving School of the Year – RED Driving School

Highly commended

  • Bill Plant Driving School
  • Pass N Go Driving School

Product of the Year – BSM Virtual Reality Driving Instructor Training

Highly commended

  • Blue Light Aware
  • Total Drive

Professional Support Provider of the Year – MyDriveTime

Highly commended

  • Driving Test Success
  • Marmalade Network

Local Driving Instructor Association of the Year – Teeside Association of Professional Driving Instructors

Highly commended

  • North Avon Driving Instructor’s Association
  • Wirral Association of Professional Driving Instructors

Regional Driving School of the Year – Smartlearner Driving School

Highly commended

  • Wokingham Driving School
  • Xpert Driver Training
  • Your Driving Academy

Services to Driver Training Industry Award – Lynne Barrie

Driving Instructor of the Year

East Midlands – Alby Johnston

Highly commended: Cheryl Plume & Mark Eastwood

East of England – Louise Watson

Highly commended: Jeff Tuck & Ian Whittaker

London – Michael Gambin

Highly commended: Anthony Georgiou & Mechelle Mitchell

North East – Tracy Gannon

Highly commended: John Denholm & Neil Hogg

North West – Joe Bangudu

Highly commended: Hazel Davies & Lewis Reeve

Scotland – Chris Greer

Highly commended: Craig Reekie & Sally Ross

South East – Peter Skelton

Highly commended: Matt Hensley & Kelly-Ann Moss

South West – Chris Borchardt

Highly commended: Paul Kellow & Steve Wright

Wales – Hugh Davies

Highly commended: Ellen Tamilia & Sheena Ahmed

West Midlands – Michael Harvey

Highly commended: Alan Johnston & Craig Anderson

Yorkshire and Humber – Richard Rawden

Highly commended: Jane Wood & Nicky Harris

National Driving Instructor of the Year – Tracy Gannon

Highly commended: Alby Johnston & Peter Skelton

2019

The Intelligent Instructor Awards, 2019 was a brand-new event recognising and celebrating the achievements of the very best instructors, schools and suppliers within the ADI industry. Sponsored by our friends at Pass N Go & Hitachi Capital.

Driving Instructor Insurer of the Year

Winner – Adrian Flux

Highly Commended – Towergate

Product of the Year

Winner – He-Man Dual Controls

Highly Commended – Midrive Instructor App, TomTom GO Premium

Professional Support Provider of the Year – Sponsored by Pass N Go Driving School

Winner – Tri-Coaching Partnership

Highly Commended – Driving Instructor Services, Driving Test Success

Car Supplier of the Year

Winner – Dualdrive

Highly Commended – ADINDI, Arnold Clark

Driving Instructor Car of the Year – Sponsored by Hitachi

Winner – Kia Ceed

Highly Commended – Citroën C3, VW Golf

Regional Driving School of the Year – Sponsored by Driving Test Success

Winners – Let’s Instruct Driving School

Highly Commended  – System Driving School

National Driving School of the Year – Sponsored by Get Licensed

Winners – Bill Plant Driving School

Highly Commended – AA Driving School, RED Driving School

Special Educational Needs Provider of the Year – Sponsored by ADINJC

  • Winners – Haydn Jenkins, Julia Pistrucci Malkin
  • Highly Commended – John Galloway, John Rogers

Driving Instructor of the Year

East & West Midlands

  • Winner – Ray Seagrave
  • Highly Commended – Craig Anderson, Penny Clarke

East of England

  • Winner – Jeff Tuck
  • Highly Commended – Heather Lockwood

London

  • Winner -Paul Nelson
  • Highly Commended – Shirley Archibald, Charlotte D’ Rozario

North East & North West

  • Winner – Joe Bangudu
  • Highly Commended – Christian Vanroose Brydon, Paul Middleton

Northern Ireland

  • Winner – Clifford Ogle
  • Highly Commended – Ann McKiver, Colin Thornton

Scotland

  • Winner: Allan Milne
  • Highly Commended – Rose Coltart, Brian Smith

South East 

  • Winner – Robyn Lait
  • Highly Commended – Martin Caswell, Charlotte D’ Rozario

South West

  • Winner – Christian Borchardt
  • Highly Commended – Angela Presland, Pete Wilkinson

Wales

  • Winner – Digby Eade
  • Highly Commended – Tecwyn Hughes, Andy Ogborne, Ellen Tamilia

Yorkshire & Humber

  • Winner – Jane Wood
  • Highly Commended – Geoff Maiden, Paul Middleton

Overall Driving Instructor of the Year

  • Winner – Christian Borchardt
  • Highly Commended – Robyn Lait, Ray Seagrave

Lifetime Achievement Award – Lesley Young