Colin is the owner of Drive Arrive. He spent 18 years as a retained 'on call' firefighter with Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service on photographic & video duties & owned his own photography business. He taught Advanced Driving & Motorway Awareness with the Shropshire group of the Institute of Advanced Motorists for 8 years successfully getting many associates through their tests & thereby making them safer drivers. Since moving to Cambridgeshire in 2011 he has extensive experience of minicabs & latterly high end chauffeur work for Mercedes & Audi at their corporate events like The BAFTAs, London Fashion Week, Audi Polo Challenge & Goodwood Festival of Speed driving VIP’s, Celebrities & high net worth individuals. He now provides a first class chauffeuring service driven by energy & passion with some of his team below to his own clients at Drive Arrive. Vehicles: Black Audi A8 quattro long wheelbase & Grey Mercedes E220 AMG Night Edition Estate.
Peter is a retired police officer, having served his career in the Metropolitan Police since the late 80’s. Peter spent almost the entirety of his police career on the front line driving an array of police vehicles in many different scenarios & is advanced driver trained to Roadcraft, the police drivers standard.
Peter prides himself on his polite & courteous approach which is reflected in the fact that he has been commended numerous times for his dedication to public service & victim care.
Peter has a great passion for music & is a keen long distance runner. Peter was awarded The Professional Driver Magazine, QSI Awards, 'Professional Driver of the Year' award (Bronze) in November 2019. Vehicles: Black Audi A8 quattro long wheelbase & Grey Mercedes E220 AMG Night Edition Estate.
Leanne brings driving experience from the Australian Army where she was recruited from university in 1991 and posted to the 25th Battalion, an infantry unit. Initially as a bands person Leanne was appointed as the Commanding Officers driver, batman and PA.
She was subsequently trained in the use of the many weapons in the unit, drove a variety of vehicles from staff car to heavy lift vehicles and was expected to navigate various terrains and conditions by vehicle and foot.
Leanne always had a passion for travelling, and at 20 years old after driving through the middle of Australia for 6 weeks, decided to travel the world, ending up in the UK.
When not driving Leanne is at home on her farm, where she has a menagerie of sheep, pigs, horses, chickens, dogs, one son and her partner that keeps her busy. Vehicles: Black Audi A8 quattro long wheelbase & Grey Mercedes E220 AMG Night Edition Estate.
Neil now applies his vast retail experience to his chauffeuring career with his mantra being 'It's all part of the service'.
Since 2003 Neil has driven various celebrities from the world of film, fashion, music & sport while working on film premieres & red carpet events. He has also been privileged to drive overseas dignitaries on a variety of state visits from Saudi Royals, Commonwealth Prime Ministers & our own Dukes & Duchesses.
In keeping with the Drive Arrive business model & high standards he adopts the attitude that every passenger is a V.I.P.
When not behind the steering wheel you'll most likely find Neil behind his drum kit, his great passion after driving.
Vehicle: Black Mercedes Benz S350l CDI
Sam started his business in 2013 and is our Private Aviation and Events expert because his understanding of this niche part of the chauffeur industry is second to none. For many clients visiting the UK he is often the driver of choice with his spacious luxury vehicle for some the worlds most famous and influential people. He is a stickler for punctuality, has great customer service skills and a polished image.
However he says the most enjoyable part of his job is helping to facilitate "Joe Publics' special occasions by adding those extra touches that make the day a whole lot more memorable. When not behind the wheel he loves to spend time with his ever growing family.
Vehicle: Black Mercedes Benz V250 Extra Long Wheelbase.
Paul is based in the Midlands & has been a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists since 1992. Before spending 20 years running his photography & video business he spent 5 years working as a press photographer for a daily newspaper with Colin where he met & photographed a large number of celebrities so is used to dealing with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Driving has always been a passion for Paul & he took the opportunity to combine a job with that passion & now provides a personal, friendly & professional chauffeur service to clients including business directors, foreign visitors & dignitaries. Paul takes care of the directors of one of our Huntingdon clients who very regularly fly into and out of Birmingham Airport traveling to and from a factory they own in the West Midlands.
Vehicle: Blue Mercedes Benz E220.
If you are a licensed owner driver with a luxury or executive vehicle, are ex emergency services, have an advanced driving qualification or extensive corporate chauffeuring experience & would like to join an award winning & ever growing team then please get in touch.
We have extremely high standards of service & demands & to reward this we pay drivers great rates the same day by BACS transfer believing that in order to keep great people we have to treat them right.
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