I can’t not recommend Fiona enough! I could not of done it without her!! She is an amazing instructor and a good laugh! She is patient and calm and won’t shout at you. I still can not believe I passed with only 2 minors and that is all down to Fiona’s teaching she is brilliant!!!!!

Maddison Buckley

Recently passed my practical driving test with Dave as my instructor, he is very patient and very easy to talk to which made driving lessons seem to go very quick, pair that with his expert knowledge and you have a recipe for success! Cant thank him enough for his mentorship and guidance to help me pass!!

Mike Jones

I could not recommend ‘1drive’ enough!!! Do not look any further and book! I could not fault Duke in any way shape or form. He kept me at complete ease, never lost his patience and was so focused and dedicated during lessons. This lead me to pass confidently with only two driving faults. You’d be a fool not to book! I’ll honestly miss the laughs. Massive thank you to ‘1Drive’ and Duke!

Suzi Mcdowell

So amazing!! Jon was so easy to talk to and laid back, he straight away calms any nerves. His teaching is amazing and helped me become a confident driver which I never thought would happen. I would recommend 1 Drive to everyone looking to start driving.

Tilly Storey

So after a horrible experience with another driving instructor (and failing a test) my confidence was completely destroyed. I begged deucalion to teach me, he was lovely, professional and an absolute pleasure to be in the car with. We had a lot of laughs and jokes and after only 15 hours together he got me through my test with a pass! I highly recommend anyone wanting to learn to go with this guy 

Tiffany Collins

Deucalion is the man, passed first time with him and can’t recommended him highly enough. Great car to learn in and Deucalion succeeded with ease to bring me up to a quality level of driving, if you want to pass then simply go with him and thank him later

Joe Kelly

I am very happy to have passed my test first time thanks to Deucalion’s expert instruction. His professional, patient and friendly teaching style made lessons an enjoyable experience and any questions or concerns were no trouble for him. I highly recommend you book Deucalion as he will get you through your test. Thanks for all your help!

James Brand

There literally aren’t enough words to describe how much I’ve loved learning to drive with Deaucalion. I’ve had a few driving instructors over the years and have never felt confident in taking my test and none I’ve felt comfortable enough to be myself around.
His methods of teaching are amazing and he’s absolutely dedicated in making sure that you are the best driver possible.
I can’t recommend him enough I really can’t!
I’m so thankful, he’s given me a skill for life, freedom and independence and at the end of all that he’s a bloody cracking lad!!

Jessica Ryan

Learnt while I was in my 3rd year of university and was expecting and angry person moaning at me. I got a switched on driving instructor who is hilarious and made driving quick and fun to learn and who genuinely cared about improving my confidence in driving. I looked forwards to lessons as breaks from my uni work and was happy to celebrate a pass!

Nathan Froud

Best instructor that you could ask for, great help whenever I had a worry or question and never lost faith in me in the time I learnt with him! Always a good laugh as well, I’m glad I’ve passed but I will definitely miss my lessons!
Thank you so much Deucalion! Couldn’t have got a pass with a clean sheet without you! 

Emma Louise

Absolutely first class instructor! I’ve had many throughout my years and none of them beat Deucalion!! He brings a fresh approach that other instructors could learn from. Very clear, calm, precise and honest instructing from the number 1 driving school in UK. Don’t be fooled into any other driving school go with Deucalion and 1Drive and you won’t be disappointed!!

Jess Eacott

I can’t thank this guy enough! He was absolutely amazing couldn’t ask for a better person to have taught me!! So patient and encouraging, so easy to get along with and have a laugh with. If looking for an instructor hit up this guy and the rest you can understand why he’s so highly rated.
Thank you once again!

Ashley Cole

He’s such a nice person kind patient he’s such a Star to get along with I would not of passed without him always on time never late he keeps his word makes time even if his diary is full he always cares about you making sure you get your money’s Worth I’m not good on the theory side of things at all really I was more practical and he made me understand the theory such a good Teacher and instructor he’s always there for you when it gets tough he never Doubts you I would always recommend him. 🙂

Jack Gilbert

Top instructor. Absolutely amazing. Passed first time so thank you so such Deucalion. Would strongly recommend this instructor to anyone who wants to learn to drive. Hes an awesome guy who has a passion and desire for his students to pass within as little time as possible. This really showed as I passed within 30 hours of lessons with no private practice whatsoever.This was much faster than I had predicted as I was a novice when I began. So again thank you!!

Cephas Makuzva

If you want the fabbest driving instructor around then Deucalion is your guy! He helped me pass my test first time today and I am pretty sure he was genuinely more excited for me than I was, so shows how much he cares about his students doing well!

He’s really easy to get along with and VERY patient so even if you’re a bit of a nervous driver he is great at keeping you calm and making you more confident in your ability!

Recommend X100 thanks Deucalion defo’s couldn’t have done it with anyone else!

Karis Pavey

Passed first time with Deucalion today after around 20 hours worth of lessons. He is a fantastic instructor and I would recommend him to anyone. He is friendly, light-hearted and his teaching style installs confidence making learning easy and fun. The lesson prices are fantastic value for money compared to some other instructors and he is very flexible with hours.

Overall I couldn’t be happier with the experience and really cant recommend 1Drive enough! Its been a pleasure buddy, thanks!

Paul Moss

After having one bad experience with a driving instructor I was so glad be recommended to this guy!
After months spending money and not feeling like I’ve progressed with another driving school, I got recommended Deucalion by a family member, I was seriously impressed with his professionalism.
I seriously wouldn’t have passed this quick without him.
Today I passed my test first time with no issue.
He’s given me the confidence to drive and be safe at the same time.
I would just like to say a massive thank you to him and to 1drive for giving me the ability to drive.
Seriously such an awesome guy!!

Jessica Sellers

Have loved every minute of learning to drive with Deucalion! Couldn’t of asked for a better instructor than himself! Absolute top bloke! If you’re going to learn with anyone, make sure it’s this guy! He’s so supportive and has all time and patience in the world for you. And of top of that, is an all round awesome guy!
Thank you!

Darren Harding

Simply the best driving school in Portsmouth! I looked forward to each lesson and learnt so much valuable information. With Harold my confidence just grew and grew. I passed first time and can’t wait to do the PassPlus! Harold is an amazing instructor, so knowledgeable and thorough with everything. The highest recommendation to anyone who wants to learn to drive! Thank you so much for everything!!

Becky Spurrier

Brilliant driving instructor. Who has a very soothing voice! Such a clever goblin who knows his stuff �� (I passed first time with him too)

Jake Bradley

Best driving school in Portsmouth! Deucalion is so easy to learn from, I never felt I couldn’t ask questions or that I wasn’t able to achieve or that I couldn’t pass. The best learning experience, I always looked forward to my lessons!

Hope Mauger

The best driving school!!
I managed to pass first time with a clean sheet thanks to 1drive.
can’t thank you enough. 

Sophi Baker

Couldn’t recommend anyone more than Deucalion, he’s definitely in the running for the best driving instructor in Portsmouth. He’s very patient, reliable and makes you feel safe and confident all the time. You can tell that he loves his job through his dedication to his learners.

Ebony Spurge

Amazing driving school and instructor. Deucalion insured I was equipped with all the skills and more I needed to pass my test and went above and beyond in every conceivable way to create a fun comfortable and educating environment to learn in. If you are reading this don’t waste anymore time just call him up. Highly recommend.

Katrina-Summer Richards

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