Welcome to XLR8 Driver Training, Driving lessons in Renfrewshire.

XLR8 Driver Training is a driving school with driving instructors based in Johnstone, Paisley and Bridge of Weir Renfrewshire. We provide driving lessons in Paisley, Johnstone, Renfrew, Bridge of Weir and surrounding areas. We also have a special under 17 driver training area in Paisley.

Our Instructors are Graeme Greenlees a Grade 6 ADI (highest grade possible), John Gardner, Brian Leslie, Allan Hill, John Canning and Colin Orr who are all Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency, Approved Driving Instructors.  XLR8 Driver Training was established in 2007, after working with a national driving school Graeme decided to start his own local, customer focused independent driving school. John has been teaching in Renfrewshire for 24 years, Brian, Allan, John and Colin have also been teaching Renfrewshire drivers for many years. Our driving instructors have over 75 years combined experience of teaching Renfrewshire’s learner drivers.
Our structured training method is designed to make your driving lessons be fun, helping pupils to pass their test and enjoy their driving. Our lessons are designed so you will always know what stage you are at, and what you still need to learn.

Although each pupils only aim is to pass the driving test, we provide them with the skills and knowledge to make them a safe and confident driver, to ensure they enjoy ‘safe driving for life’ on today’s hectic and congested roads.

Areas covered include:

Johnstone, Paisley, Renfrew, Erskine, Kilbarchan, Bridge of Weir, Howwood,  Elderslie, Inchinnan, Houston, Linwood, Brookfield, Bishopton, Hillington and Barrhead.


Benefits of learning to drive with XLR8 Driver Training:

  • Fully Qualified & Very Experienced top graded Instructors
  • Patient and Friendly Instructors
  • Nervous/Anxious pupils welcome
  • Quality Tuition
  • Structured Courses
  • Pick-up and Drop off service at Home/Work/College
  • Choice of Modern Dual controlled cars
  • Theory / Hazard Perception Test Tuition

Services Offered Include:

  • Weekly Lessons 1 hour- 2 hours
  • Block Booking Discounts available
  • Intensive and semi-intensive courses
  • Young Driver Training for under 17′s
  • Driving Assesments for Company car/Elderly drivers
  • Pass Plus Courses
  • Motorway and Refresher Lessons for full license holders
  • Preparation for an Extended Driving Test
  • Driving Instructor Training

To Book Lessons online fill in our Online Booking Form

Call or Text

Graeme Greenlees 07752 499 894

 John Gardner  07710 558 009

Brian Leslie 07771 883 049

Allan Hill 07714 752 730

John Canning 07753 188713

Colin Orr 07735 349905

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