Driving Instructors

Are you a driving instructor? Does your car need servicing? Has your car broken down? Is your car about to go in for warranty repairs? – STAY WORKING, contact Berkshire Dual Control Car Hire. We offer short term car hire at very little notice, so you can keep working with your learner drivers and won’t have to cancel any lessons or driving tests if you have problems with your car.

We’re Expanding!

We now cover Berkshire and Abingdon, Oxford. Our service is so popular we’re expanding into Oxfordshire. If you’re in need of a dual control hire car in Berkshire or Oxford get in touch!

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  • Once again I’ve been impressed by the smoothness of keeping me on the road with a short notice request, no dramas, no fuss and I was out earning again, reassuring... read more

    Simon O’Brien
    August 14, 2023

    1st class service from start to finish. Students loved the mini including two passing their test's in it. Natalie providing a life saver for driving instructors!

    darren brown
    July 4, 2023

    My husband needed a car since his car had to go into the garage. We reached out to Berkshire dual control and Natalie told us to come down and take... read more

    Jaspreet Chohan
    July 4, 2023
  • I was in need of a dual control car to keep me working. Natalie was 1st class and arranged a car at short notice. Car was very clean and very... read more

    Ben Sheffield
    July 4, 2023

    I needed a car and was really struggling. Natalie was really helpful, efficient and friendly. There was a very easy no nonsense approach which meant I could get back on... read more

    Jon Wale
    June 4, 2023

    The vehicle hire process was quick and easy. The car, a Ford Fiesta 67 plate, was clean and comfortable and I enjoyed the drive. My student passed her test in... read more

    steven gumbs
    June 4, 2023
  • Had a brilliant experience using this company, Natalie is very easy to deal with, the changeover was very straight forward and quick. Would definitely recommend, and use again.

    Daniel Woodward
    April 4, 2023

    Great service at a drop of a hat, massively helped me out of a predicament at short notice, and nothing was to much trouble, would 100% recommend!

    Simon obrien
    March 4, 2023

    I recently had to hire a dual control car and I contacted Berkshire dual car hire. I was pleasantly surprised and delighted with the service provided It was so easy... read more

    Ann Gill
    February 4, 2023
Driving instructors keep working when your car is off the road

Driving Instructors – stay working when your car is out of action

If you are a driving instructor you will know how difficult it can be making sure your car is serviced and repaired whilst teaching lessons. When you don’t have a car you may lose pupils. If you’re without a car and you have pupils with lessons and tests booked life could be stressful. Don’t stress everyone out, just call or text Berkshire Dual Control Car Hire. Hire one of our cars for a day or more. No hidden costs.
Get back on the road, teaching and earning money as you are used to.

Our Services & Offers

Do you need a dual control car? Hire one from us from £42 per day, which includes insurance, collection is from RG9 or OX14. 
We cover all of Berkshire, and surrounding counties. Within a  15 mile radius of RG10 and OX14 standard costs apply, we charge an additional mileage cost for anyone further away.

All our dual control hire cars are fully insured, serviced and maintained to a high standard, as we take your safety very seriously. We know that you need to keep your business trading even when your car is out of action, so hiring with us is stress free.

Our Cars

Your choice from a Ford Fiesta 1.2L petrol, Ford Fiesta Titanium 1L petrol, Mini Countryman 1.6L diesel or a Vaxhall Corsa petrol, manual and automatic.

All cars are well maintained and fully insured.


You can hire our cars for 1 day or more, just let us know how long you will need it. All our cars come insured and the price includes delivery and collection.

Contact Us

Call us on 01491 577021 and 07572 093089 or email duals@bdcch.co.uk, please leave a message if you get the answer phone, we check for messages regularly and will call you back.

We’re based in Reading and Abingdon, and cover Reading, Oxford, Didcot, Twyford, Sonning, Caversham, Wargrave, Woodley, Maidenhead, Slough, High Wycombe, Wokingham, Farnborough, Basingstoke, Alton, Guildford, Bagshot, Newbury, Aldershot and Bracknell. If you’re over 15 miles away from us additional delivery charges will apply.



Personal Service

Personal Service

For Driving Instructors If you are looking for a dual controlled car to hire, as you are a driving instructor, then look no further. So let’s start with our personal service. What does personal service mean to us at Berkshire dual control car hire? It means a lot to...

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Driving Test Wait Times

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Driving Test Wait TimesDespite the DVSAs best efforts driving test wait times are still around twice what they were before the pandemic. You can take a look at the wait times here. This was always going to be a problem when tests were stopped as the backlog is always...

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Changes to driving test bookings

Changes to driving test bookings

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