Since 2002, LDS Louise Driving School has provided St Albans and surrounding areas with a wide range of driving tuition services, evolving into one of the UK’s leading driving tuition providers, at the cutting edge of coaching methods used for driver education.

Today’s services include:

Learner driver tuition

Refresher / Confidence building lessons for full licence holders

Motorway driving tuition

Pass Plus® Course 

Driving an EV – Electric Vehicle Familiarisation 

Nanny / Au Pair driving assessments

Fleet / Company Car/ Van / Minibus / Lorry driver assessments

Franchise opportunities

You will learn to drive in a safe, friendly and comfortable environment, happy in the knowledge that you are being taught by a Government Registered and Approved, CRB checked, professional driving instructor.

All driving lessons are tailored to suit your individual needs/progress, providing you with exceptional value for money.

We offer flexible collection and drop-off arrangements to suit you, whether it is from home, school, college or work etc.

All driving lessons are taught on a one-to-one basis, you will never be asked to share your driving lesson with another student.

You can rest assured that we are fully insured for Public Liability and for tuition purposes.

Louise Watson ADI

I love my job. Qualifying as a driving instructor in 2002, I genuinely enjoy helping people.  Over the years many customers have remarked on how I have helped them change their lives, not just by gaining a driving licence!

Coaching and client centred learning not only helps develop driving, but many aspects of people’s lives.  I help enable my customers to analyse their thoughts/feelings/barriers to reach solutions to mastering different driving skills.

I especially enjoy helping people with dyslexia, dyspraxia, and autism.  My own daughter struggled with her learning at school, solely because “one size doesn’t fit all”.  Her motto: “I’m not dumb, I’m different” has enabled me, as a learning provider, to adapt my teaching/coaching methods to suit all individuals.

I am also, of course, passionate about transferring my skill of driving to my learners.  Driving is a skill; it can be picked up quite quickly by some people.  But my passion is to enhance that basic skill to provide further understanding into driver behaviour and attitude to keep us all safe on the road for life.

Maria Noakes ADI

Having been in the teaching industry for over 30 years, I take great pride in my work. I offer a high level of instruction and I want all my pupils to feel they are in a calm and safe environment in their lessons no matter how stressed some may feel, that with every lesson not only do they progress with their driving but with their confidence too, whether they be a learner or refreshing their skills.

I understand not everyone finds driving easy and it can be particularly challenging for my pupils with anxiety, dispraxia and autism. I strive to make all my pupils feel that driving is possible, that they can achieve the skills to not only pass their test but be a confident and safe driver for life.