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Comments from just a few of our fantastic passers!

1st time passer
Beth G

I only turned 17 in late October and I had passed my test within 4 months first time with only 3 driving faults. Thank you very much to Mark Bentley he is an absolutely amazing instructor and I would recommend him to anyone.
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I would just like to say a great big thank you to Mark Bentley who helped me to achieve my goal.I had never driven any kind of vehicle before and was nervous. But after 5 mins of meeting mark I felt very much at ease .I was given great confidence and I...
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I went to learn with Mark after feeling like I was getting no where with my lessons with a previous instructor. Mark has built my confidence substantially and improved my driving to a level I never thought I was capable of. I´ve learned to think...
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Mark is a brilliant instructor, i didnt have good experiences in the past with previous instructors but when i started with Mark i noticed very quickly my improvement in driving and confidence and felt relaxed everytime i got in the car. i would definitely...
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Jon Nixon

Passed my test on the second time with help from Mark. He is a reliable genuine guy that has time and patience for anyone. Really recommend if you want pass your test. None of this you must turn here or look for this point. He lets you do it and then recommends...
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Michael Hawkings

I passed my test a few week ago with mark and if your after an guy that will develop you for the challenges of driving then I throughly recommend him.
He helped me become a safe responsible driver always considering the way I and others drive...
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I´ve been learning too drive with Mark for 12 months. Brilliant instructor, efficient and reliable. Would recommend to anybody. He helped me much more than any previous instructors, helping me identify my mistakes and weaknesses and was always on...
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Jack Batho

I would highly recommend Mark Bentley, excellent teacher with loads of patience & a really nice bloke! Mark made me feel completely at ease & boosted my confidence no end.

Thanks again Mark for all your support
Jack Batho
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Kelsey Hinton

Massive thank you to mark for getting me through my test. Mark has a totally different style of teaching and is very patient and friendly. Made me feel like I could actually do it and has given me so much confidence. Even my parent noticed such a diffence...
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Jordon Knox

I would like to thank What The L driving school, and Mark Bentley for teaching me how to drive. I was always given frequent lesson which aloud me to progress faster, and allowed me to pass in a reasonable time frame. I would recommend Mark to anyone who...
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absolutely fantastic driving school! Without Jacqui I would of never passed my test, she helped me boost my confidence and helped me to get to test standard, she´s full of patience and never loses her temper! thank-you so much Jacqui
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Jacqui is an amazing driving instructor, helped me thoroughly and never made me uncomfortable, from the beginning to the end she was very patient with me and taught me everything, I would fully recommend her for anyone looking to take driving lessons and...
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"What the L driving schoool"

Warm welcome from start to finish and a friend made along the way.
Jacqui is a fantastic learning instructer and made me feel really comfortable and at ease.
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Taha Jalal

Thanks Jacqui so much for making my lessons comfortable & enjoyable, gave me confidence in passing my driving test, first time, excellent service & highly recommend keep up the gd work, thank you & I hope everyone passes
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Just wanna say thank you to Jacqueline and Co, I was a pain in the butt but she kept at me to not give up and I´m all passed! Happily recommend WhatTheL to anyone. Thank you all again! :) x
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Matteo Millington

Jackie is a fantastic driving instructor she is firm but fair which encourages you to push yourself to learn how to drive safely and efficiently whilst still making you feel relaxed and comfortable behind the wheel. Because of her I was able to pass my...
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Awat Mohamed

Hi, I just wanted to send you this message to thank you for ur patience wile you were teaching me to drive, and for helping me understand all I needed to know to pass my test, I can´t tell you how happy I am now I´ve passed and I owe it all...
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I found the lessons fun and you made me feel confident behind the wheel. I felt comfortable while on my lessons which helped me become a better driver and pass my driving test. I would recommend you to anyone x
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Charlene Ollier

Thanks Jacqui. You´ve been amazing teaching me for the last year I couldn´t thanks youu enough for getting me through my test. I do appreciate it muchly.

Thanks again

Charlene xxx
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I just passed my driving test with Jacqui, and I couldn´t have asked for a better instructor! She is an excellent instructor who is very patient and reassuring throughout each lesson. She helped to build my confidence with the certain areas of driving...
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Natalie

Would really recommend Mark Bentley, he is a really nice bloke, never over pressured me, is very patient, very easy to get on with, overall a top driving instructor and got me through my test and passed 1st time, thank you very much.
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I was recommended to use What The L driving school by my cousin. From the word go Mark Bentley was a fantastic instructor. He is very patient, thorough, calm, and professional. No matter how many mistakes I made he still gave me the confidence to continue...
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Ally

I was recomended to Mark by another driving instructor. On my first lesson he made me feel at ease when I made a mistake. He is calm and patient which was fantastic. He tought me great skills for modern day driving and reinforced them so they will stay...
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Oliver Picking

I passed my test first time thanks to mark, he was professional, down to earth and patient. No matter how many mistakes I made in lessons he was calm and helped me to overcome these mistakes. I highly recommend Mark as he is easy to get on with and makes...
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I appreciate the patience and support from Mark as I had not had good experience with previous instructors. I couldn´t recommend anybody better for passing your test with, Mark never let me give up when a test didn´t go the way I wanted and...
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When I first started driving lessons I had no confidence. My legs used to shake uncontrollably and the 3 previous driving instructors I had before Jacqui didn´t really work on confidence building
When I started driving lessons with Jacqui,...
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Peter

I really appreciate the support and the patience that Jacqui showed to me
I wouldn´t be able to have passed my driving test without her keen eye for the detail, which helped me work on my weaknesses and to be able to pass the driving test...
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A really big thanks to Jacqui for helping me with my driving and being extremely patient me. It really brought on my confidence and my driving
I would highly recommend Jacqui to anyone who wanted to learn to drive
I can´t thank you...
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Samantha Roberts

I can´t thank you enough
I have learnt more with you over the last few months than any other driving instructor
I will highly recommend you
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Sarah Capewell

I want to say a huge thank you to Jacqui, without you it wouldn´t of been possible to pass my driving test
I would recommend you to anybody wanting to learn how to drive
Your calm and collected and incredibly patient, when at times...
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I would highly recommend anyone learning to drive to use What the L Driving. I had lessons with Mark, and passed on my second attempt. Mark is a very good driving instructor, he makes the lessons relaxed and friendly, and is very good at accommodating...
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Liam Hulme

I would like to thank Mark, he is a brilliant instructor who helped me to pass first time. He was really calm, even when I made mistakes which helped me to improve my driving abilities. The lessons went well, he allowed me to choose myself what to practice...
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A big thanks to Mark, he´s terrific driving instructor with a very professional approach. He talks through everything with you, helps you focus and makes you feel very relaxed when driving. He´s always on time to lessons, and makes you feel...
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Ben Nicklin

After having an absence from driving for 6 years I was worried about continuing my driving again. However, my instructor Mark immediately gave me confidence in my ability as well as taking consideration into understanding me as a person and a driver....
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I did my adi training with mark and jacqui. part 2 with jacqui who i would highly recommend, she has a very professional approach and her teaching skills are of a very high standard. this meant that i passed part 2 the first time. i did my part 3 training...
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I never had the confidence to go for my test before, after numerous years of driving on and off. With Mark however, I soon built that courage and managed to pass my practical first time. He is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable driving instructors...
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Passed my driving test 1st time today with the help of Jacqueline Smith from What the L driving school.
I suffer so bad with nerves. I couldnt of had a better instructor Un the car to help calm me down ever week!
Would highly recommend What...
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1st time passer
DOULTON THOMASON

After being unsuccessful with DRIVING INSTRUCTORS in the past, I decided to do an intense DRIVING course with Jacqui.
I couldn´t have found a better DRIVING INSTRUCTOR. She made me feel at ease and helped my confidence.
I have no...
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Thanks so much for today, Id of had a heart attack without your jokes and chewing gum :´)
genuinely couldn´t of passed without u,
my manoeuvres would have been a sure fail without ur support,
please please keep in touch...
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JANINE STUBBS

I would like to thank you very much on helping me pass my driving test.
I could mot have done it without you.
I will be recomending Jacqui to every one know.
I couldn´t have asked for a better person then you to teach me xxx
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1st time passer
VICTORIA MOORE

A big thank you to my driving instructor who I have only been with for 1 week!
Absolutely brilliant.
I would highly recommend her.
Thank you sooooo much!!
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MAISE LOWE

I found the lessons really good, and my driving instructor was very patient, very friendly environment and helped me pass first time.
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A really big thanks to Jacqui for helping me with my driving & getting me through the test.
Really brought on my confidence and my driving. Wouldn´t of passed without her and thanks for everything.
Would recommend Jacqui to anyone...
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1st time passer
KELLY LAMBIE

Would like to thank Jacqui at what the L driving for giving me support and confidence to pass my test 1st attempt.
Best ever!
Made me feel relaxed and as they say laughter is the best remidy and It surely worked for me thanks so much Jacqui....
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1st time passer
KELLY LAMBIE

Would like to thank Jacqui at what the L driving for giving me support and confidence to pass my test 1st attempt.
Best ever!
Made me feel relaxed and as they say laughter is the best remidy and It surely worked for me thanks so much Jacqui....
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1st time passer
MEGAN FITZPATRICK

´Jacqui was a pleasure to have taught me, I enjoyed every lesson I had, she has so much patience with her students. she never raised her voice at me and helped me get my confidence back, I couldn´t thank her enough for helping me pass my test,...
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1st time passer
BEN FROST

Jacqui is a fantastic driving instructor who has helped me pass my test first time with her. I was very anxious and nervous about taking my test and Jacqui was very patient and gave me the skills and confidence to pass with flying colours, I am extremely...
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1st time passer
Mary Banks

Well from the start I didn´t want to drive a manual car but Jacqui got me through it and in a pretty quick time
I got the grasp of the clutch and I´m thrilled!
Id definitely recommend her
Extremely flexible and works...
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A big thank you to Jacqui, a great instructor
She was able to identify areas which needed improvement the most, then chose a teaching method to get my skills to test ready ability
I would recommend What the L Driving School to anyone wanting...
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Learning to drive with Jacqueline has been a throughly enjoyable experience through and through
I was set a short time frame in which to try to pass my driving test in order to start a new job
Jacqui was more than happy to help me as much...
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Thank you ever so much Jacqui
I would not of been able to pass if it wasn´t for your help
I would recommend you to anyone looking for a driving instructor
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1st time passer
Tom Willis

A great big thank you to Jacqui after being stuck with me for a 35hr intensive course
She never lost patience with me
She took me from serving to avoid a leaf on the road to passing my driving test 1st time!
Amazingly helpful and...
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Thank you ever so much Jacqui
I would not of been able to pass my driving test if it wasn´t for your help and I would recommend you to anyone looking for a driving instructor
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1st time passer
Danielle

So pleased I have pass my driving test 1st time
I couldnt of done this without Jacqui
She makes you feel very comfortable and understands that everyones driving capabilities are different
I would strongly recommended her for anyone...
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1st time passer
Jackii Hardey

Just want to say a massive thank you to Jacqui, who without her patience and understanding I wouldn´t have passed my driving test with only 5 driver faults
She calmed me down when needed and has the patience of a Saint
I would definitely...
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I learnt to drive with Jacqui, shes an amazing, talented instructor and always encourges you too keep going.
She taught me that you can conquser the parts of driving you hate (left reverse) and calms your nerves.
Thanks jaq will defo recommend...
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1st time passer
Ken Gratton

A big thank you to Jacqui and Mark at "What the L Driving School" for passing on their expertise and knowledge to enable me to pass the qualifiying exams to become an ADI.
Their commitement to each individual is second to non, they maintain a...
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I 100% recommend using Jacqui
After failing my first driving test I felt demoralised and found it difficult to focus on trying again. However Jacqui gave me a lot encourage and reassured me that I am a good driver and I could pass, and with that...
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1st time passer
Shivan Alan

Thank you Karl Wood.
He was my instructor and he is friendly & kind person.
I´ve got exactly what I need for my driving test, so I passed at first time.
I will recommend him as instructor.
greetings
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1st time passer
Dean Simkin

Would really like to thank Mark and Jacqui for teaching me everything I needed to know to be able to pass my driving test 1st time.
I was really pleased with it and I would recommend them to other people.
Thanks again for everything you...
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1st time passer
Derick Weston

I was really worried bout my first test but Jacqui reassured me I was ready and went through the bits I was struggling with and passed first time...
Brilliant instruction will recommend to my friends :-)
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My driving instructor Samia was always friendly and professional. Always on time to lessons.
She was very patient and her knowledge of the area and of the test program meant that even I was able to pass my driving test.
She made me feel...
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This is special big thanks to Samia who has been a fantastic instructor and was incredibly patient with my blunders.
I was very confused and nervous but she boost my confidence and use to say you can do it, and her useful tips helped me. On my...
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Gemma Hawkins

´Thank you so much for helping me pass my driving test, first time!
You made learning more fun and interesting, and practiced with more real life situations which makes you become more confident about being a driver.
The experience...
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1st time passer
Jade Bradburn

Passed first time, got instruction from both Jacqui and Mark. Were both friendly, easy to get on with, informative and excellent instructors.
Would not hesitate in recommending to anyone!
Thanks again Jacqui, can´t keep the smile...
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1st time passer
Karen Hammersley

Thank you so much to Jacqui smith.
I was so nervous on my first lesson, She made me feel very comfortable and made learning to drive easy. I passed first time.
I would recommend WHAT THE L driving school to everyone.
Thanks...
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I passed my driving test yesterday and would like to thank Jacqui for being such a great instructor.

From the very beginning Jacqui made me feel very relaxed and I always looked forward to our lessons. With her great personality and fun...
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karl wood-
taught me everything i needed to know at my own pace and made me feel extremely comfortable in the car environment as well as on the roads. always punctual and extremely helpful in all aspects. highly recommend him to any new learner!
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1st time passer
Lucy Giannasi

Passed first time today with only one minor thanks to Jacqui and What The L driving school.
i managed to pass very quickly before my exams!
Thank you!
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1st time passer
Sam Nicholls

I passed first time. ..
I had lessons with both Mark and jacqui.
i found both instructors informative and easy to get on with would recoment to anyone
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Marcus George

i passed first time with no minors and got the mark for safe and eco driving.

karl was a massive help in helping me iron out some of my bad habits from being passed before and gave me the confidence boost i needed to help me pass my test...See more

1st time passer
Jade Blair

I would like to thank Mark for all his hard work after passing my driving test on the first attempt.
Mark was very friendly, patient and helped me overcome my nerves while driving. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who...
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Natalie Steel

I found the lessons with Jacqui enjoyable and informative as well as being great value.
The flexibility of times of lessons was ideal and I feel I recieved more than enough driving experience with a good instructor to prepare me for my driving...
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Caitlin Amos

I would definitely recommend Jacqui and What the L driving school.
Jacqui was a brillient driving instructor and knows everything to make you pass your drfiving test easily.
Without Jacqui I would´nt have passed!
Thank you so...
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1st time passer
Joshua Alcock

I would just like to say a very big thank you to Neil Thomas. He made learning to drive a fun experience. I started to learn with Neil on my 17th Birthday back in March.
After two months I passed my theory test and Neil was a great help with...
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I passed July 2010, 2nd time round and only took no more than 10 2 hour lessons.
After failing 1st time due to me making a silly mistake Samia picked my head up and pushed me to re-take as soon as I could.
When passed my test I only received...
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I joined what the L driving school after a recommendation and my instructor was Jacqui Smith.
Lessons with Jacqui were fun and I felt instantly comfortable with her.
I failed 4 driving tests with minor mistakes which irritated us both but...
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Karl is an awesome teacher and a great bloke. He does not only teach you everything you need to know but he makes you feel completely safe behind a wheel. He´s a fun and friendly guy and I would suggest and praise him to anyone who wants to learn...
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Ruth Moore

Hi I am finally writing in connection with my driving instructor Neil.
I had 27 hrs altogether, he made me very easy and relaxed.
Neil is a very good driving instructor, he gives you the confidence you need to pass your driving test, the...
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After passing my driving test yesterday I would like to thank Neil Thomas who is a fabulous driving instructor.
Being a single mum with a fulltime job and having very limited time, Neil has always worked around me and squeezed me in at short notice,...
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I am happy to say I have passed my driving test
I had the pleasure of having Karl as my driving instructor.
He was very encouraging from the first day and continued throughout. He was real professional and made me feel comfortable at all...
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Steven Tabbinor

I passed my test 1st time with jacqui after an intensive 10hr lesson over 5 days with my test on the 5th day.
I passed my driving test with only 2 minor faults.
Jacqui is a great tutor, very friendly and certainly knows her stuff.
I...
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I recently passed my test and I had lessons with Neil Thomas
He is a great driving instructor, he is friendly and approachable he had a lot of patience with me. He persuaded me not to give up when I lot patience with myself and he was alway there...
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Thanks to mark I have overcome my nerves and passed my driving test.
I enjoyed learning to drive with Mark he is an excellent driving instructor who helps you every step of the way.
You get fully supported from the whole of What the L driving...
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1st time passer
Rosie Parson

Jacqueline Smith was my driving instructor, part of What the L driving school. She was a great instructor and helped me pass my driving test first time. My lessons were very thourough and helped me gain the confidence I needed in my test. The examiner...
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Sam

Neil was a great instructor to have & he told me exactly what was what and corrected me if I was wrong but in a polite and friendly manner. The stickers in the car helped me a lot too and that was a good idea as they helped to guide me and I just want...
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I recently passed my driving test, after having lessons with Karl Wood.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with him.
He is very friendly and made me feel completely at ease.
I would recommend Karl to anyone who needs driving lessons...See more
I have just passed my driving test on 22/05/12 after learning for just over 4 months. I couldn´t have asked for a better instructor! Jacqui made me feel so comfortable and at ease I felt like she was more a friend than my instructor. Any worries...
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I passed my test today and just want to say a big thank you to my instructor Neil Thomas.
He is friendly, patient and professional and finds the way you best learn and adapts his teaching style to meet this.
Im glad he was my instructor...
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I have had Neil Thomas for 9 months and he is one heck of a good and funny instructor. he teached me A-Z in what he knows and maintained me in a good and happy drive . Neil is a good asset for the what the L company and I would rate him 10 out of 10, the...
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I learned to drive with Jacqui the Best instructor ever!
So glad that I´ve passed today and I´m so happy:)
Jacqui was always so patient and nice to me.
It was the best decision that I´ve chosen ´What the L...
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1st time passer
Tom Grand

Hello, since i had spent 2 years on my moped, i thought it was about time id have ago at passing my driving test. I started lessons with Mark as i was told about him through two of my friends who said he was good. As i hadn´t driven a car before,...
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1st time passer
Sharon Orr

Passed my test today 1st attempt with only 1 driving fault and its all down to my excellent instructor from What the L driving school.
By keeping her eye on the ball, my nervousness calm and instructing me in a very professional manner. Her teaching...
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I passed my test on the 2nd March after taking lessons with Jacqui.
She is an excellent instructor, that calmed my nerves when needed.
Jacqui even took the time to learn some Spanish to help me with instructions.
I really enjoyed...
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Rachel Chadwick

Thank you to Jacqui and her excellent driving instructing, as I passed my driving test 1st time today.
I can honestly say that I am going to miss having driving lessons!
I started as a very nervous learner driver and had a couple of driving...
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1st time passer
Angela Jones

I learnt to drive with Jacqui from What the L, she was so good.
If I was nervous she would be able to calm me down.
She was very patient with me and this enabled me to pass my driving test 1st time all thanks to Jacqui.
I would definetly...
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After learning to drive with two previous qualified instructors for over a year I still didn´t feel like I had been taught to test standard, and when I got in touch with Mark Bentley from What the L driving school I was pretty unconfident with some...
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I had Mark Bentley as a instructor, he was great, down to earth and made me feel relaxed. He helped me to gain my confidence in driving which helped me to finally pass my driving test. He learnt me different ways of doing things which makes driving so...
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TO ALL YOU PEOPLE WHO THINK ITS TOO LATE TO LEARN TO DRIVE. I AM 54 AND I JUST WOKE UP ONE MORNING AND THOUGHT " WHAT SHALL I DO TODAY, I KNOW ILL LEARN TO DRIVE".
HOW LUCKY WAS I TO FIND MARK BENTLEY. I REMEMBER HIM TELLING ME IT TENDS TO TAKE...
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"Mark has been, not just a brilliant instructor, but a friend to me over the past few months.
He managed to adapt his teaching style and time scale in order to meet my needs as a full time student; his flexibility and perseverance gave me the...
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