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Why the number 8?

"As the owner and founder of number8driving, this is a common question, with a pretty simple answer that tells you a little about what makes me tick, and the little things that I find satisfy my mind." Mike Allsopp ADI

"In addition to my lifelong passion for rules of the road and cars, I have also held an inner delight with simple and balanced characters and numbers. I have always had a keen eye for typography, art and graphic design, and I admire the number 8's simplicity and symmetry, satisfying my own inner desire for neatness and order, and if there is such a thing as a lucky number, the number 8 is just that for me. The number 8 appears prominently in many cultures, and is often seen as a symbol of good luck and fortune. During my journey becoming a DVSA Approved Driving Instructor the number 8 repeatedly appeared - it was my booth number for my Advanced Theory Test, and my own Extended Driving Test was allocated to occur on the 8th day of the month, as was my final exam."  Mike Allsopp ADI

If you choose us to join you in your journey, we will help you achieve an important milestone in your life, not powered by any mystical luck, good fortune, or my own experiences or inner satisfaction with the number 8, but because we will use... 


'proper, joined up thinking'

in everything we do, especially in the car. Cheesy maybe... but everything links together to bring you success, and with its repeated appearance in my journey, I couldn't think of a better reason to choose number8driving, I hope you do too!

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