More rock star cars on the road?

A self-styled driving instructor from Heanor says business is going so well - he could even begin franchising his Drive Like a Rockstar brand.

Andy Pearson, who operates out of Pierced and Proud Tattoos on Ray Street in the town, re-branded the driving school by kitting his learner Ford Fiesta out with flames and a skull and crossbones last year. Now Andy, of Ashforth Avenue, said he is booked up until July and is considering either hiring another instructor - or franchising his firm.

“I don’t want to dilute the business though,” he said. “Anyone taking it on would definitely need to have the same outlook as me - they would need to like at least some rock music!”

Andy is hosting bi-monthly ‘theory test boot camps’ at Pierced and Proud for people taking the exams. For details of when he is holding them head to