We at SAIDI have received several complaints over the years about this driving school masquerading as SAIDI Members.
KINDLY NOTE! AROUND THE BLOCK DRIVING SCHOOL IN KEMPTON PARK IS DEFINITELY NOT A SAIDI MEMBER DESPITE THE IMPRESSION THEY LIKE TO MAKE. WE HAVE PREVIOUSLY ADDRESSED THIS MATTER WITH THEM.
Sent: Tuesday, 05 March 2019 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: k53 driving lessons
Yeah, I believe their intent was to be deceptive. It’s why I emailed you to confirm
On Tue, 5 Mar 2019, 13:55 Pat Allen, <> wrote:
That was very vague, wasn’t it?
I have emailed them for proof of their SAIDI Membership which I know they do not have.
From: Around the block <>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019, 09:04
Subject: Re: k53 driving lessons
Hello xxxxxxx ,
We are fully registered .
Please send me a contact number , one of the instructors will contact you for arrangements.
On 26 Feb 2019, at 08:56, xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Thanks for getting back to me.
I’m interested in your 10 hour combo for R3300, which includes the use of a car for the test. I work in Rivonia. Given the traffic in the area (I’d like to utilize my time fully), I’d prefer for lessons to either be on weekends or possibly at 18:00 once I get home in Midrand.
I’m perfectly capable of doing the test booking myself, do you have a recommendation for a traffic department that I should book at for the drivers (Hoping to avoid getting extorted for a bribe in order to pass).
Also, are you SAIDI certified?
On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 6:36 AM Around the block <> wrote:
Good day xxxxxx .
Thank you for your interest in our services !
Please note that we currently offer lessons for Code 08 Manual , Automatic and EB
Code 10 in Kempton Park only .
For EB training we do supply the trailer at R350 per hour .
R1000 for the day of the test inc an hour and a half before the test.
You can also provide your own trailer or full combination as long it is within the law .
Our Instructors & Tuition:
It’s difficult to say beforehand how many lessons a new beginner would need ,
the more you put in from the start with a continuous flow the faster and easier you’ll obtain your license .
We’ll have a more accurate answer once we’ve started .
Pick up and drop off at your desired address can be arranged.
PLEASE NOTE ALL LESSONS CANCELLED OR POSTPONED NEEDS 24 HOUR NOTICE OR YOU”LL BE LIABLE FOR PAYMENT
Training is provided in the Hyundai i10 (manual) and Hyundai i10 (automatic). Nissan NP200 for EB
Our cars are dual controlled and satellite tracked for quality and security purposes.
All our vehicles are fully insured.
Should you wish to receive tuition in your own
vehicle, you will receive discount on the price in the price list.
Booking of tests:
Bookings are made online www.online.natis.gov.za , the applicant needs to do the confirmationi n person as you need to be present for the eye test etc. We can however pick you up and assist with taking you through the process at an additional fee .
The following documents will be needed for application .
1. ID and Copy (for drivers Learners and copy) .
2. Proof of address (certified) if not on the applicant’s name .
3. Application fee .
4 Photos ID Black and White .
5. Eye Test will be done if you wear glasses or contact lenses please bring it along .
6. Black Pen .
Non-South African Citizens:
Non-South African citizens may obtain a license by completing
the traffic registration process. The following documents are needed:
– Proof of Address (CERTIFIED)
– Letter from driving school
– Invoice for R350 from driving school as deposit towards services .
– Visa or work permit
Additional / optional fees:
Booking Assistance R350.00 – R400
(We pick up and drop off)
Private Parking Facilities R30 – R60 per hour depending on facility rates ! ( Code 10 ) R70
H.P. Pienaar T/A Around the Block Driving School
If you need more information, please feel free to contact me at any time or visit www.aroundtheblock.co.za