Brian Leslie joins XLR8 Driver Training

Brian Leslie Citreon DS3


Brian Leslie prevoiusly Weir Driving School joins XLR8 Driver Training.

The latest member of the XLR8 Driver Training team is Brian Leslie who joined XLR8 in late 2012, Brain has been teaching new drivers througout Renfrewshire for many years previously as Weir Driving School.

Brian is available for driving lessons in all areas of Renfrewshire and can be contacted on his mobie on 07771 883 049

Brian can also be booked through our online booking form.

Brian is also available for Young Driver Training lessons at our off road training area.

Young Driver Training in Renfrewshire from XLR8

We are really pleased to now be able to offer Young Driver Training for under 17 year olds on an off road area in Paisley.

We will initially be offering this 1 weekend per month, and costs and dates will be on the new dedicated Young Driver Training page of our website.

To register an interest please contact us.Photo: Liam Greenlees at our Young Driver Training.

Photo: David Colton at Young Driver Training.


John also scores highly on Check Test

Well done to our Instructor John Gardner who recently achived a Grade 5 on his DSA Check Test.

This is even more impressive given John’s recent ill health.

A Grade 5 is decribed as ‘A good overall performance with some minor weaknesses in instructional technique’

This now makes the Instructors at XLR8 Driver Training amongst the highest graded in Renfrewshire.

Top marks for our instuctor Graeme!

Well done to our instructor Graeme who was given a Grade 6 on his recent DSA Check Test.

Grade 6 instructor performance is described as; Overall performance to a very high standard with no significant instructional weaknesses.

Graeme is now one of around only 7% of instructors nationwide to be the highest grade possible, more information can be found here.



John Gardner joins XLR8 Driver Training


XLR8 Driver Training Instructor John Gardner




John Gardner (JAG Driving Tuition) joins XLR8 Driver Training.

Very pleased to announce that John has decided to become part of XLR8 Driver Training, John brings 22 years of experience teching Renfrewshire’s new drivers.

John can now be booked through the online booking form, or by contacting him directly on 07710 558009

John also teaches in a stylish Audi A1 Sport.


Book Driving Lessons Online.

New for 2012, book you first driving lesson online.

Simply fill in our online form and we will contact you very soon with the first suitable lesson appointment.

To book you first lesson click here.


XLR8 Driver Training School Cars

Pass Rates 2011

Driving Test Pass Rates for 2011


Overall Pass Rate of 53.85%        Compared to Paisley Test Centre Average Pass rate of 37.2%

First Time Pass Rate of 50% 


Figures calculated from:

Overall pass rate: 28 passes from 52 tests taken

First attempt pass rate 16 first time passes from 32 first attempts taken.

Figures for Paisley test Centre from webite can be found here

Christmas Gift Vouchers NOW AVAILABLE

Gift Vouchers for Driving Lessons are now available, Starting at only £45.00


Gift Vouchers can be purchased for

First 3 hours only £45.00

5 hours only £99.00

10 hours only £195.00.


Vouchers are valid for 3 months, only one 3 hour voucher allowed per pupil.

To buy online go to our Christmas Gift Voucher page, or call on 07752 499 894


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