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Over 60 years of joint experience

About WyeDrive

WyeDrive was established in Hereford in 2006 by Craig Preedy. The driving school quickly became a favourite amongst new drivers in Hereford. In 2008, Hannah Bishop joined WyeDrive and then Janet Talbot and more recently, Nicky Jones. As well as teaching manual, Nicky is also our automatic instructor. Between us we have over 60 years of driving instruction experience. All WyeDrive instructors meet regularly to share best practice and are committed to continual professional development. Some of our WyeDrive instructors have also passed the RoSPA Advanced Driving Test and are Fleet Registered Instructors. Look below to find out a little more about each instructor and for an image of the cars that they use. There is a contact button under each one

To offer paid instruction all driving Instructors must take and pass 3 challenging qualifying exams

Your driving instructor must display, or be able to show you a valid instructor licence

All driving instructors are self employed,  even those that work for larger schools.

All driving instructors follow the code of conduct set out by the DVSA and are also subject to DBS checks and regular standards checks.

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It’s not how long it takes to pass the driving test, it’s more important that we educate new drivers to become safe drivers for life - Craig Preedy


Hannah Bishop

Dacia Sandero

Hannah qualified in 2008. She is Fleet registered and before becoming a driving instructor was involved in educating young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours. She holds a Cert Ed. Qualification as well as a Youth and Community degree. Hannah is also qualified to assess BTEC qualifications.

When she is not instructing. Hannah is busy bringing up her three young children.

Contact Hannah


Craig Preedy

Qualified in 2004 having previously been Training and Development manager for Centrica. Craig is also Fleet Registered and holds PTLLS Level 4 and QCF Level 3 in assessing vocational education.

Craig teaches Automatic.

As well as driving tuition, Craig is also a keen photographer, interested in genealogy and is also a fully qualified Hypnotherapist.

Vauxhall Mokka e

Contact Craig


Nicky Preece

Nicky has been an ADI for 3 years.Like all WyeDrive instructors she is customer focused and uses a client led approach to her instructing.

Nicky teaches Automatic

Vauxhall Corsa e

Contact Nicky

Meet The Instructors

New to our fleet are two brand new Automatic cars. The Corsa e.and the Mokka e.

Learning in automatic is great for those drivers who struggle with gear changing or are anxious about learning. Automatic can take the fear away.

When you pass in an Automatic car you will only be able to drive and Automatic after you have passed unless you take a further manual driving test.

Corsa e and Mokka e

Learn about Auto Lessons

Hate Gears? Try Automatic

WyeDrive Automatic


Steph Mardell

Steph initially trained with BSM and completed her training with Craig at WyeDrive. She qualified in 2019 and covers North Hereford and surrounding area.

When she is not instructing, Steph is busy looking after her children.

Steph is keen to develop her skills further and recently passed her LGV Test

Contact Steph


Colin Hales

Colin initially trained with BSM and completed his training with Craig at WyeDrive. He qualified in 2019 and covers North Hereford and surrounding area.

When he is not instructing Colin is a musical director and takes part in many musical events. Most recently the Mikado at the Courtyard in Hereford.

Contact Colin

Hyundai i10

Kia C’eed


Ben Drake

Ben expands our reach into Shropshire.

Based in Bishops Castle, Ben is using the Ludlow test centre.

Ben covers post code areas SY7, SY8 and SY9

Contact Ben

Volkswagon UP


Bill Naylor

Bill is based in Hereford and covers the Hereford test centre.

Bill tells us that this is by far the best job he has had and loves seeing how people develop in their driving and how he is able to play a part in that.

Contact Bill

Vauxhall Astra

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