General commercial terms and school rules of the driving school (in force since January 1, 2014)
Contract on teaching and training
The contract on teaching and training between driving schools Autoškola Drive – Vršovice s.r.o. Autoškola Eden s.r.o. and Autoškola - Petr Saska s.r.o. (further only “driving school”) and an applicant for a driving licence (further only “applicant”) is concluded under Act no. 40/1964 of the Collection of the Civil Code and Act No. 247/2000 of the Collection on obtaining and improving the capability to drive motor vehicles, in the wording of later regulations. The conclusion of the contract is understood to mean the applicant´s personal participation in the registration in the course in the process of which the driving school is delivered by the applicant an application for a driving licence containing an expert opinion on health capability to drive motor vehicles, certified by a doctor the applicant pays a deposit on the course fee and registers for learning and training. On the basis of the contract thus included the driving school shall provide to the applicant theoretical teaching and practical training for obtaining a diving licence and also to make arrangements for the applicant to pass the final exam on technical ability. The course of teaching, learning and exam are governed by Act No. 247/2000 of the Collection in the wording of later regulations. The contents of teaching and learning is governed by procedural decree No. 167/2002 of the Collection (further only “decree”).
Terms of admission to teaching and training
The person who runs the driving school shall admit to teaching and training to obtain a driving licence a person who submits a written request, if the applicant is under 15 years of age the request must contain a written approval i.e. the signature of his/her legal guardian in the application for a driving licence as of the date of termination of learning and training until he reaches the prescribed age for being issued a driving licence for the respective group under special law while the time from the start of learning to their termination must not be longer than 18 months, the person is not uncappable of legal acts and is in health permitting the driving a motor vehicle under special law
By concluded the contract, i.e. by submitting a duly filled in application form, filled in registration form on the web and paying the first instalment certifies that the understands the terms and school regulations of the driving school.
Terms of cancelling a driving lesson
In case of cancelling the ordered term on your part please inform us on workdays 24 hours in advance at the latest. If the term is not duly kept and we are not notified within the above time, the term is forfeited and we will charge an amount of 300 CZK to at least partially cover the costs thus expended.
The amounts of the course fee for individual types of teaching and training are specified in the price-list to be found on websites pages www.autoskolavrsovice.cz When joining the course the applicant shall pay the deposit on the course fee in amount of 2000 CZK. The deposit forms part of the total price of the course and serves as the applicant´s confirmation of interest to take part in learning and training and to pay fixed expenses on the driving school´s theoretical subjects. By the moment of receiving the payment of the deposit the driving school undertakes the obligation to reserve a place in the course and on the earliest possible occasion the instructor issues “a pass” where the teacher enters participation in the training. Before the deposit is paid neither practical nor theoretical training can be started.
The course fee may be paid in full or in three instalments at the maximum, while the lowest possible amount to be paid shall be 2000 CZK. The course fee may be paid in cash or through banking by deposit/transfer to an account at Komerční banka specified by the driving school. In order to identify the payment, the applicant gives the student´s name and the student´s native number as the variable symbol.
The applicant will always be enabled to have as many practical driving lessons as he paid for. The course fee must be paid in full two days before the final exam. If the course fee is not paid, the driving school reserves the right not to present the applicant to the final exam, until the time when the applicant meets his obligations towards the driving school.
Withdrawal from the contract
The contract may be withdrawn from by both the applicant and the driving school. The notification on premature termination of training must be delivered to the other party always in written form at best by e-mail. The withdrawal is considered to be legally effective on the day following the day of delivery of the withdrawal from the part in writing.
In case of premature termination of training an account of teaching and training will be rendered on the basis of submitted documents. If there was an excess payment in the course fee, the driving school shall return it to the applicant without delay. In case of arrears of payment the applicant shall be obliged to pay the missing amount of the course fee immediately.
Upon request, on a term agreed upon, however not later than in 10 days, the driving school will issue a document to the applicant on the learning and training he passed.
The driving school reserves the right not to start training or not to be continue the training already started if the applicant has lost the health ability to drive motor vehicles, was imposed upon by an administrative authority or by court the punishment of prohibition of driving motor vehicles, repeatedly breaks in a specially rude manner instructions of his instructor, thus endangering the safety of road traffic, the property of the driving school or the life and health of the other participants in road traffic or has failed to turn up to the ordered lesson of practical training repeatedly without due apology. If the applicant is imposed upon a prohibition to drive motor vehicles during the course, he is obliged to inform the driving school accordingly without delay. In that case the training is considered to be terminated by the applicant.
The applicant shall have the right to withdraw from the contract without giving a reason. The premature termination of teaching and training on the part of the applicant gives rise to a claim of the driving school to be compensated for the costs involved in the training performed and to receive a contract fine in the amount quoted in the currently valid price-list. The contract fine will form part of the final account of the course fee.
If the time that has elapsed since the last training drive or the termination of theoretical teaching exceeds 6 months when the applicant has not ordered with his instructor or the driving school´s management any future driving lesson and if during that time the applicant has not asked the driving school for interruption or postponement of training, the driving school reserves the right to regard such behaviour as his leaving the study. The termination of training will be effected in accordance with the rules concerning the withdrawal from the contract by the applicant.
If the time that has elapsed since the last coaching lesson exceeds 90 days (90 days is the validity of offered service on original terms paid for in advance) and during the 90 days since the order of a coaching lesson there has term no different agreement in writing, the remaining coaching lessons are regarded as baffled and payment is cancelled.
A teaching lesson loads 45 minutes. A driving lesson lasts 45 minutes unless the applicant and the instructor agree to combine two driving lessons in one 90 minutes teaching lesson. The applicant orders training lessons always with his instructor o the driving school´s office. The applicant is obliged to confirm the term of the driving lesson without delay in writing, at best by e-mail and the term is binding. In case of the driving lesson already ordered to which he cannot turn up, the applicant shall apologize to his instructor or possibly to the driving school´s office not later than 24 hours before the agreed term of the lesson, by phone or by e-mail or an SMS. The contract time for an absence in the lesson not apologized for or waste by the applicant is quoted in the currently valid price-list to be found on the websites of the driving school www.autoskolavrsovice.cz serves to cover the costs of the instructor´s lost wages and is payable before the start of the next driving lesson.
The applicant shall turn up for the driving lesson in advance to be able to pass a test from the road traffic rules before the lesson. If the instructor or the applicant cannot turn up in time e.g. because of the traffic situation, they shall inform each other immediately (at least 15 minutes before the agreed start of lesson). If the applicant fails to turn up to the ordered training lesson without apology, the instructor shall wait at the agreed place for 15 minutes while he makes an attempt to contact the applicant by phone. If the time is exceeded the driving lesson is regarded to be wasted by applicant. If the applicant turns up with delay, the agreed drive is shortened by the delay unless the applicant and the instructor agree otherwise (depending on the time possibilities of the instructor). If the instructor fails to turn up to the ordered lesson without apologizing, the applicant shall wait at the agreed place for 15 minutes while he makes an attempt to contact the instructor by phone. If the applicant fails to contact the instructor in 15 minutes, the lesson is regarded to the wasted by the instructor. In such a case the applicant contacts the management of the driving immediately to solve the situation. The time of the lesson lost by fault of the instructor of the driving school will be compensated by a prolongation of a future training lesson free of charge or an introduction of a special compensatory lesson.
The exclusive right to cancel a lesson belongs to the instructor of a motor-bike who, for the student´s safety, must take into the applicant undertakes to turn up for a driving lesson and the final exam in a state when his ability under valid legal norms is not eliminated e.g. by consuming alcohol, habit-forming substances etc. In case the applicant causes damage to the driving school in a state excluding capability of driving a motor vehicle. The applicant for a driving licence is obliged to turn up for the driving lesson in firm footwear (sandals and free-heel shoes are excluded). Further the applicant for a driving licence group A is obliged to turn up for a driving lesson in firm long trousers and jacket. The driving school reserves the right not to provide for a driving lesson if the instructor regards the applicant´s clothing unsuitable.
The applicant will be admitted to a final examination in technical ability (further only “exam”) not later than after going through the obligatory extent of teaching and training under Act No. 247/2000 of the Collection. The terms of exams are assigned to the driving school by the Municipal Authority of the Capital of Prague and the driving school cannot intervene in their planning. The applicant for a driving licence will be informed about the terms of exams by his instructor always sufficiently in advance.
By expressing approval of the term of the exam in writing the applicant undertakes to take part in the exam. In case of absence he is obliged to pay cancellation, fee quoted in the price-list in force published on the driving school´s web pages.
If the applicant is not able to turn up on the ordered term of the exam he offers his apology not later than 3 days before the exam starts to his instructor or the driving school´s management by e-mail, SMS o by phone.
If, without apology, the applicant fails to turn up on the ordered term of the first exam or a repeated exam in practical driving, he undertakes to pay the driving school a contract fine quoted in the currently valid price-list contained on the driving school´s websites www.autoskolavrsovice.cz which serves to cover the instructor´s lost wages and the driving school´s costs involved in the preparation and organisation of exams. If the applicant´s failure to turn up to the exam was caused by especially grave reasons (health, family etc.) the student may ask the driving school´s management for pardoning the time.
The driving school reserves the right not to present to a repeated exam an applicant who, without duly apologizing, did not turn up for the preceding exam and did not pay the contract fine and an applicant whose insufficient level of technical ability excludes a successful passing of the exam and the applicant has not made any steps to increase his technical ability e.g. by continuing his training or consultation.
Price for training include liability for damage caused by the operation of the motor vehicle used in the training.
The applicant agrees with an administration, processing and keeping of personal data and photographs by the driving schoolin the sense of Article 5 of section 2 letter a) of Act 101/2000 concerning the protection of personal data, in the wording of later regulations.
The administration and processing of personal data will proceed for purposed of registration of graduates of the driving school. The administration and processing of personal data will proceed in an extent necessary for meeting the purpose mentioned in the sentence above.
The approval is given by the applicant for indefinite time. At the same time it confirms that personal data in the application for admission to teaching and training are correct. The applicant is obliged to notify, not later than in 3 days, any change in personal data, his contact telephone number and the e-mail address necessary for communication with the driving school. If the changes are not notified in time the driving school does not bear responsibility for possible misunderstandings and costs arising therefrom which will be change to the debit of the applicant.
The applicant shall have the right to ask for another instructor in case he is not satisfied with the training.
In case the applicant disagrees with any instructor´s decision, he may appeal to the driving school´s management.
In case the applicant disagrees with a driving school´s management´s decision, he shall have the right to go through further training and exam in any other driving school in the Czech Republic. In such case teaching and training are terminated in accordance with the rules governing the withdrawal from the contract by the applicant.
For the Driving School Drive – Vršovice s.r.o., Autoškola Eden s.r.o. and Autoškola Petr Saska s.r.o.
Ing. Petr Saska, v.r.