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2016 - Test Passes

Suzie Stevens, Quorn

#drivinglessonsquorn Suzie Stevens passed her Driving Test FIRST TIME at Loughborough Test Centre - 5 DF's - 15.12.16

"So pleased I passed my Driving Test FIRST TIME, such a relief and thanks Sam for the Intensive lessons provided on the run up to my test.  I felt I really needed them and both me and my parents are so grateful for your help."

Jack Barret, Groby

Jack Barrett passed his Driving Test FIRST TIME at Loughborough Test Centre - 4 DF's - 14.12.16

"I couldn't believe it when I passed my test and FIRST TIME too!  Just 4 DF's and was in disbelief all the way home!  Sam said I deserved to pass, as I had worked hard over a 5 month period, with just 26 hours of tuition.  Can't wait to buy a car and get out on the roads"

Asia Huntley, Markfield

Asia Huntley passed her Driving Test - 02.12.16 at Loughborough Test Centre FIRST TIME - 5 DF's

"I was so pleased to pass my Driving Test in just a 4 month period and with a FIRST TIME pass.  I had 2 hour lessons each week, with a few Mock Tests at the end of the course.  My friends had taken lessons with Sam, so I thought I would do the same, which I now realise I made the correct decision.  Thanks Sam..."

Emma Newlands, Leicester

#drivinglessonsleicester Emma Newlands passed her Driving Test with 4 DFs - 14.11.06 - Cannock Street, Leicester Test Centre

"After a few attempts at the Practical Driving Test, I knew I needed to change my strategy.  I felt I needed to find an alternative Instructor.  So I contacted Sam at Smiels Driving and she discussed all events with regards to my driving at that point and put a plan in place for me.  After 14 hours of tuition with Sam, she helped me gain my confidence in all aspects of driving and I managed to pass my test with just 4 DF's.  I was delighted and now drive everywhere, giving me the freedom I wanted.  My Step Sister and Brother are now having lessons with her and would recommend to all friends."

Marcus Lower, Leicester

Marcus Lower passed his Driving Test at Loughborough Test Centre - FIRST TIME - 9DFs - 01.11.16

"After hearing that my friends had passed with Sam at Smiles Driving, I thought it was a good time to get in touch and book some lessons in. After 6 months and 28 hours of tuition, I managed to pass my Driving Test with a FIRST TIME attempt.  The majority of my lessons were 1 hour , but once my test was booked I scheduled some 2 hour lessons where sam delivered Mock Tests to get me prepared for what was ahead." 

Harry Martin, Markfield

#drivinglessonsloughborough Harry Martin passed his Driving Test FIRST TIME with just 1 DF. Loughborouhg TC - 26.10.16

"After my brother and a couple of mates had passed FIRST TIME with Sam at Smiles Driving with minimal lessons, it was certain that I would follow in their footsteps.  I completed 16 hours of lessons and passed first time with just 1 DF!  I really wanted to achieve it with no faults but I was advised this is extremely hard to accomplish.  However, I was chuffed to bits with my result and can't wait to get out on the road."

Lottie Coleman, Stanton-Under-Bardon

Lottie Coleman passed her Driving Test at Loughborough TC- with a FIRST TIME PASS - 12.10.16 - 3DF's

"I was delighted to pass my Driving Test  FIRST TIME with just 3DF's.  My brother had passed FIRST TIME too with Sam with just 1DF and I was hopeful to pass too!  Sam advised I had worked hard throughout the duration of my tuition over the last 6 months and deserved to pass.  Thanks Sam and I now enjoy driving around visiting friends and family in my Renault Clio." 

Chloe Adams, Markfield

Chloe Adams passed her driving test with a FIRST TIME PASS - 10.10.16 - 4DFS - Loughborough Test Centre

"After a year of tuition with Sam at Smiles Driving I was delighted to pass my Driving Test and especially with a FIRST TIME attempt.  Sam advised I was ready to take my test back in March 2016, but unfortunately I hadnt passed the Theory Test at this point in time, Together we came up with a plan, spreading my lessons out till I passed the Theory Test and then booked the Practical test.  It all worked out in the end, I am so excited and my dad is thinking about buying me a car!!  yey!!"

M. Murby, Leicester

#drivinglessonsleicester M.Murby, passed his Driving Test with 5 DF's - 21.09.16

"Passing my Driving Test has given me the flexibility that I need - thanks Sam"

Kiera Chandler, Anstey

#drivinglessonsleicester Kiera CHandler passed her Driving Test at Cannock Street Leicester Test Centre - 6 DFS FIRST TIME PASS - 20.09.16

"I am so excited about passing my Driving Test, especially with a FIRST TIME PASS!!  Sam did explain how hard I have worked and that I took to it well right from the begnning.  Its a shame I couldn't get an earlier test and that my first test was cancelled by the DSA.  However, that's history and I am over the moon - thanks Sam for all your help :) "

Nick Charalambou, Glenfield

Nick Charalambou passed his Driving Test (FIRST TIME) at Loughborough TC - 15.09.16 - 2 DFs

"I was delighted to pass my Driving Test (FIRST TIME) and on the way home from the test centre slightly in disbelief. I have worked hard to achieve a pass during my lessons and listened well to instruction, asking lots of questions to typical scenaro's that may occur whilst on the road. Many of my friends have passed with Sam and I would be happy to recommend her services to other."

Leon Noble, Glenfield

Leon Noble passed his Driving Test at Loughborough Test Centre - 15.09.16 - 7 DF's

"A huge releif to of passed my Driving Test after a couple of attempts that just didn't quite work out for me.  However, I believe that the whole process has made me a much better driver and I have learnt so much, not only about my own ability but other road users unusual habits!!!  Thanks Sam, its been an enjoyable ride."

Jack Hughes, Thornton

Jack Hughes passed his test at Loughborough Test Centre 02.09.16 - 7 DF's

"Further to my mum passing her Driving Test with

Smiles Driving School, I decided to have a course of lessons and with the hope to be able to pass too.  Yes, it worked, I passed my test with 7 DF's and really relieved to now be able to drive myself to work each day. Thanks Sam....."

Jamie Adams, Coalville

Jamie Adams passed his Driving Test 26.08.16 Bridlington TC - 7 DF's (FIRST TIME PASS)

"I completed 20 hours of driving tuition with Sam at Smiles Driving, and passing Mock Tests, but due to the long wait at the Leicestershire Test Centres, I then decided to sit the Practical Test at my home town of Bridlington. I was delighted to pass my time FIRST TIME and want to thank Sam for all her help."

Libby Bagworth, Markfield

#drivinglessonsloughborough, #drivinglessonsmarkfield Libby Bagworth passed her Driving Test FIRST TIME at Loughborough Test Centre 14.07.16 - 4DF's

"After a 5 month period of lessons, I managed to pass my test FIRST TIME with only 4 DF's.  I was pleased to pass just in time for the Summer holidays, ending the college term in a fantastic mood!  Thanks Sam for your help, I know you tried hard over the last 6 hours with Mock Tests and making sure everything was in place for the Test"

Jonathan Fielder, Glenfield

#drivinglessonsloughborough, #drivinglessonsglenfield Jonathan Fielder passed his Driving Test at Loughborough Test Centre FIRST TIME with only 1 DF - 07.07.16

"Thanks Sam for all your help...assisting me to get me through my Driving Test, especially with a FIRST TIME pass over the last 4 months.  I am chuffed to bits and relieved at the same time to have passed and with only 1 minor as well!  I would be happy to recommend you to my friends in the future."​

Daryl Bird, Markfield

#drivinglessonshinckley Daryl Bird passed his Driving Test at Hinckley Test Centre - 6 DF's (FIRST TIME PASS) 20.06.16

 "Further to receiving a Christmas voucher for a block of driving lessons from my mum, I put aside an hour a week on Saturdays to pass my driving test.  As now 20 years old, I felt it was time to get my licence to give me more independence.  I managed to pass my Driving Test FIRST TIME which I was absolutely delighted with the result, with only doing 16 hours of lessons total - thanks Sam for all your help with this."

Rosemary Harrison, Thornton

#drivinglessonshinckley Rosemary Harrison passed her Driving Test at Hinckley Test Centre - 3 DF's - 20.06.16

"I cannot explain how much it means to me to of passed my driving test after all these years.  Something I thought I never would of achieved, but thanks to Sam and her patience together with her skills I can now shout this from the roof tops with great pride.  Thanks again Sam it means so much to me..."

Elle Lightfoot, Newtown Linford

#drivinglessonsloughborough Elle Lightfoot passed her Driving Test (FIRST TIME) at Loughborough Test Centre 7 DF's 15.06.16

"After 28 hours of lessons with Sam, I managed to pass my test FIRST TIME.  I was delighted as I was so anxious during my lessons, even though Sam was encouraging me to stay calm and focussed throughout the duration.  She had every confidence in me, assuring me I am more than capable of driving to the standard required and passing my test.  I can now look forward to my University course starting in September."

Billy Hammond, Glenfield

#drivinglessonsHinckley Billy Hammond passed his Driving Test - 27.05.16 - 8 DF's. Hinckley Test Centre

"After a total of 30 hours, I was pleased to have passed my Driving Test. It was my 2nd attempt of taking the test, I had failed unfortunately at Loughborough, but managed to pass a month later at Hinckley Test Centre to which I was so delighted.  I completed mock tests at Hinckley, just before my 2nd test and spent a bit of time correcting my previous fault.  I'm now looking forward to having the independance in the future."

Kiera Collins, Birstall

#drivinglessonsloughborough, #drivinglessonsmarkfield Kiera Collins passed her Driving Test with 7 DF's - Loughborough Test Centre - 04.05.16

"I was happy to pass my Driving Test, especially before going to Uni in September.  It was my 2nd attempt at taking my test and I just missed out from passing first time with just 3 DF's (failing on a Reverse around a corner.)

I would be happy to recommend Sam at Smiles driving, as she is calm, professional and makes lessons enjoyable."

Steffan Beange, Stanton-Under-Bardon

#drivinglessonsloughborough, #drivinglessonsmarkfield Steffan Beange passed his Driving Test (FIRST TIME) 3 DF's Loughborough Test Centre - 03.05.16 - CLick on Picture to watch Video

"After contacted Sam at Smiles Driving she decided to deliver a 2 hour session to assess my driving ability.   I had 5 hours of lessons a few years ago when I was 17, but as I hadn't passed my Theory Test, I decided to stop my lessons.

Sam put a plan together which included 2 full days of tuition.  I managed to pass my test FIRST TIME within  a 2 month period and with a total of 23 hours of lessons.  I now have purchased a car and loving my freedom - thanks Sam"

 

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Rose Musson, Markfield

#drivinglessonsloughborough, #drivinglessonsmarkfield Rose Musson passed her Driving Test FIRST TIME PASS - Loughborough TC - 4 DF's - 18.04.16

"I couldn't believe it when I passed my test, but so delighted that it was my FIRST TIME attempt and that I hadn't got to pay for more lessons and test fees.  Sam had been a brilliant instructor and I couldn't of done it without her.  With only 19 hours of hard work and committment I passed - hoooray I did it!!!"

Sam Kirk, Loughborough

#drivinglessonsloughborough Sam Kirk passed his Driving Test with 6 DF's Loughborough Test Centre - 13.04.16 (FIRST TIME PASS)

"I was very apprehensive to the whole process to learning to drive, but at the age of 27 I felt it was time I must just get on and do it. I contacted Sam in the Summer of 2015 and we set a schedule of lessons in the evenings to work around my working hours at the University.  Durng the 6 months period, I mainly completely lessons in the dark and under bad weather conditions, but over the last few weeks, managed to gain some daylight in the evening to practice my manoeuvres.  I cannot explain how thankful I was to Sam when passing my test, especially FIRST TIME.  However, she made it clear to me that all my hard work and determination had paid off.  "

Lucy Coxon, Groby

#drivinglessonsgroby, #drivinglessonsloughborough Lucy Coxon passed her Driving Test - 12.04.16 (FIRST ATTEMPT) 2 DF's (Only 22 hours of tuition)

"I'm so delighted to have passed my test with just  2 DF's and my FIRST TIME attempt....yes, yes, yes!!

 

Tom Baker, Loughborough

#drivinglessonsloughborough Tom Baker passed his Driving Test at Loughborough TC 5 DF's - 30.03.16 - watch video to find out more.....

"Hoooray...I passed!  Such a great feeling and thanks to Sam for her support through the whole process - please watch my video to hear my thoughts straight after I passed FIRST TIME"

 

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Katie Brennan, Birstall

#drivinglessonsbirstall Katie Brennan passed her Driving TEST (FIRST TIME) 6 DF's Loughborough TC 29.03.16

"I was delighted to pass my Driving Test, especially first time as I had plans to go away travelling in the Summer months, prior to starting Uni in September.  It fell into place nicely and thanks to Sam at Smiles Driving.  I managed to pass FIRST TIME with 28 hours of lessons and Sam was firm but friendly to help me get through the whole process.....more than happy to recommend her to anyone"

Laura Jackson, Leicester

Driving Lessons Leicester Laura Jackson passed her Driving Test at Wigston Test Centre 6 DF's - 16.03.16

"I was chuffed to bits to pass my test and now can't wait to get on the road.  Driving to work and being able to take my kids to school is something I've been wanting to do for some time and with the help from Sam at Smiles Driving I've managed to succeed."

Hannah Kent, Glenfield

Driving Lessons Loughborough Hannak Kent passed her Driving Test with 6 DF's Loughborough Test Centre (First Time pass) 07.03.16

"During a 6 month period and with an overall total of 46 hours tuition, I managed to pass my Driving Test with a FIRST TIME attempt.  I was so pleased to pass my test and have the independance prior to starting my Uni course in September.  I gained a great relationship with Sam during the lessons and she helped gain my confidenence, as to begin with I was quite apprehensive to the whole process.  She never once raised her voice and encouraged me all the way."

Charlie Royle, Glenfield

Driving Lessons Loughborough Charlie Royle passed his Driving Test with 5 DF's (First time pass) Loughborough TC. 02.03.16

"I was pleased to pass my Driving Test  FIRST TIME and within a 4 month period with a total of 25 hour lessons"

Oliver Chard, Loughborough

Driving Lessons Loughborough Oliver Chard passed his Driving Test with 8 DF's at Loughborough Test Centre - 26.02.16

"I was pleased to pass my Driving Test and it means I now have the independance I need.  It was also good to pass before I go to University"

George Johnson, Markfield

Driving Lessons Loughborough George Johnson passed his Driving Test (First Time Pass) 2 DF's at Loughborough Test Centre - 25.02.16

"Thanks to Sam for all your help, supporting me to pass my Driving Test first time with only 2 DF's.  I achieved my target which was to pass FIRST TIME with less than 3 DF's and I managed this with only 22 hours tuition."

Tom Cox, Glenfield

Driving Lessons Loughborough Tom Cox passed his Driving Test with a first time pass - 4 DF's 17.02.16 Loughborough TC

"I passed with Sam at Smiles Driving within a 5 month period, with a FIRST TIME attempt which was a real relief."  A few of my friends are currently taking lessons with Sam and also have their tests soon and I wish them all the best..."

Vicky Kelly, Ibstock

Vicky Kelly passed her Driving Test with 4 DF's Loughborough TC 25.01.16

"I felt the need to learn to drive due to having a young boy and other committments at home.  It wasn't something I particularly wanted to achieve but passing my driving test has made me feel a little more positive about things and I now have a bit more freedom..  I chose Sam at Smiles Driving after having a handful of lessons from another instructor and wasn,t happy with my progression.  My friend had passed first time with Sam, so I felt it made sense to contact her. Thanks Sam - happy to recommend your services...."

Jaimie Warren, Markfield

Jaimie Warren passed his Driving Test (First Attempt) Loughorough Test Centre - 2 DF's 18.01.16

"I was advised by my employer to try and pass my driving test within a 6 month period.  This would lead to a promotion and higher career prospects.  The pressure was on for me and I needed to find an instructor that could help me as soon as possible.  I spoke to Sam at Smiles Driving, but she was full and  she only had limited days available.  We decided together to do a course of intensive sessions, which included 2 long days.  In total I completed 25 hours of tuition and managed to pass my test on my FIRST TIME attempt and only 2 driver faults.  I was delighted!"

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Lauren Davies, Ibstock

Lauren Davies passed her Driving Test (first attempt) with 3 DF's at Hinckly TC - 11.01.16

"I was chuffed to bits to have passed my Driving Test, especially as it was my FIRST TIME attempt.  I had a few lessons previously, but I didn't feel I was making progress and the instructor decided to reduce his client base.  Therefore, I needed to find an alternative instructor.  My boyfriend had passed his test with Sam at Smiles Driving, so it seemed an obvious choice.  It was the right choice and I am now delighted to have my freedom."

Elizabeth Wood, Anstey

Elizabeth Wood passed her Driving Test (First Attempt) with 5 DF's at Loughborough TC - 07.01.16

"Sam made it clear to me that I needed to work hard to pass my test, as in the early stages I found it quite difficult to control the pedals and was stalling repeatidly.  During the course of approximtely 50 hours (with a break inbetween A levels and starting Uni) I made it my target to pass and was delighted when it happened with a FIRST TIME attempt.  The last 8 hours I completed Mock Tests near the Test Centre and managed to drive through different routes . Thanks Sam......"

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