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Don’t Call 999 if Your Burton upon Trent Driving Instructor is Late

Not that Mint School’s Chesterfield, Derby, Nottingham and Burton upon Trent driving instructors are ever late.  But this week, a new article did tickle us somewhat.  A learner driver in the West Midlands left Police call handlers baffled after he called 999 to report his driving instructor had arrived minutes late for their driving lesson!

After rowing over her arrival time, the driving instructor asked him to get out of the vehicle, ending the lesson.  This enraged the learner even more who declared an emergency incident a called for police backup.  West Midlands Police have used this as an example and released the emergency call audio which hears the learner driver stating:  “I’ve got an emergency, the person supposed to be teaching me came late and now she’s asking me to get out of her car.  She’s saying I’m giving her attitude.  Please come over.  I need someone to complain to.  Who should I complain to?”.

Unless something truly monumental has occurred, our Burton upon Trent driving instructors will seldom be late for your driving lessons.  But if we are, we’re a fair and reasonable driving school.  Whatever you do, please don’t call 999!

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