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Passed 1st time Told you I would smash it on the day 2 faults get in!
Doug, Westcliff

Everyone I know took 3 tests to pass, say hi to miss first time lol
Minny, Eastwood

Took me 2 times but still had best lessons, learned loads with Tony, he is calm as, funny as and will always pass his number on.
Thanks Tone good job
Ralph, Westcliff

The beard of knowledge done it for me, Sir I thank you
Frank, Westcliff

Found lessons very well thought out and taught in a easy to grasp format.
Peter, Southend

Tony really wants you to pass first time, goes above and beyond to help you get your licence, many thanks
Emma, Southend

Passed today first time...owe you a beer mate
Mike, Rochford

Everyone said Tony was chilled out and would get me passed ASAP well well they were right thanx Tone
Amanda, Southend

No pressure being your 10th test after 9 passes in a row but I did it woo woo
Daisy, Thorpe Bay

Ok I said I only needed 20 hours, you said 25. Two tests and 25 hours later ive got my licence and you didnt say " i told you so" lol cheers Tone you really did make it seem easy - ish
Jake, Basildon

Sorry I kissed the examiner I was just so happy! thank you thank you thank you Tony
Kerry, Rayleigh

What can I say other than THANKS MATE. But truly you made me feel at ease and that helped me loads as I am known to panic at times, so you made it happen buddy. Thanks again
Robin, Eastwood

Loved the course and loved passing first time, thanks again Tone.
Emma, Laindon

After spending way too much on lessons I was so happy with Tony's no nonsense, easy going teaching style 4 minors Passed
Cant thank you enough
Kate, Eastwood

What can I say, you said I was a good driver but didn't think id pass first time let alone with only 2 minors
Really enjoyed the 20 hours . Cheers again Tony
Rob, Laindon

Passed 1st time today - I said to Tony it was the relaxed way he teaches and if I could bottle his calm id be rich! Thanks for all your help and I will pass your number around at work.
Jo, Laindon

I passed 1st time with Tony this week - 20 hour course and I learnt more than I did with all my other instructors. Tony is grade A 51/51 instructor and I def could tell the difference than with my old instructors, 5 minors YES
Chris. Westcliff

Big massive thank you to everyone at A1 for getting me passed 1st time and beating all my mates. 2 minors go me.
Leon, Eastwood

OMG OMG I did it, sorry I screamed SO loud when I passed Still cant belive I passed 1st time.
Kaz, Leigh on sea

Just got back from Basildon after passing 1st time with A1, I lost my wallet and was £150 short at the start of the course, Tony was a top man and trusted that i would sort it out by the weekend (i've paid it now) Just wanted to let ppl know Tony is well alright Thanks again mate.
Dave, Southend

I have just got home after a 35 hour course and am over the moon about passing. A big big thank you to all involved in booking my course and room and a special thank you to Tony for all he's done over the last week.
Anne, London

A big thank you to Tony for helping me pass my driving test, with only 4 minors in the end! Really pleased! I had some lessons elsewhere some years ago, but A1 Nationalís were easily the best. Tony has so many positive qualities that make him a brilliant instructor and all-round good guy. This meant I always felt happy and relaxed during my lessons. I would recommend Tony to anyone that wants to learn to drive. Thanks again.
Dan, Southend on Sea

Hi mate just wanted to say thanks again for your help over the weekend and was good to meet you. I'd like it if you could put the below as a recommendation from me on the website 'done 15 hours with Tony was a great pleasure and makes you feel at ease (helps he was a fellow cockney and a right laugh) passed with just 5 minors and thats all down to Tony and his knowledge. Can't thank him enough' 
Chris, Leigh on Sea

Passed today 3 minors, I was surprised how easy it all seemed after my last lot of lessons a few years ago. Tony said its because he was so good lol. Joking aside he is a top teacher with a cool name and what he dont know about football aint worth knowing ;) 
Tony, Rochford

Roundabouts were my BIGGEST fear, 40 hours and as Tony put it I drive like a pro ;) thank you 
Mandi, Rochford

For years I was worried about learning to drive and within the first hour I thought why did I put it off. Great lessons with a great instructor.
Chris, Wickford 

Thank you for putting up with my minor nervous breakdowns
 every week. My husband thinks you are nuts! It feels so great knowing I can drive now and wanted to say thank you.
Jean, Southend on Sea

20 HOURS and passed! Thank you again Tony for being so chilled out  even when I wasn't !!
Jo, Southend on Sea

You said I'd pass and I did ! YAY GO ME thanks Tone :)
Hayley, Leigh on Sea

Big big thank you to Nic Brown who is a great instructor for getting me passed first time today.
Mindy, Southend on Sea

No more buses for me, thanks to Tony for pointing me in the right direction. Ive had tests before with other schools but this was by far the best lot of lessons I have had. Cheers again
Alan, Rayleigh

Dear A1 National, I have just passed my driving test with 2 minor errors. I am so so pleased. Could you tell Nic Brown that he was a real boost to my confidence.
Mel, London

Hi, cheers again Tone for helping me pass first time. My mums well pleased she aint got to give me lifts everywhere now. Seriously tho man you are a great teacher and wouldn't have done without you. 
Max, Wickford

Just passed first time with 4 minors and wanted to say thanks to Tony for all of the help he gave me. His top tips were great lol
Rob, Wickford

Had 2 test before having a course with A1 and thought I was a lost cause. Tony made me feel like I could drive on my own all day. I passed with 4 minors and feel so good. A big big thank you for making me feel relaxed and confident. 
Karan, Rayleigh

Brill xmas present - passed first time with Tony cant stop grinning, have good one
Becky, Southend

What can I say, you said I was a good driver but didn't think id pass first time let alone with only 2 minors
Really enjoyed the 20 hours . Cheers again Tony
Rob, Laindon

PLEASE READ - after 40 lessons with another driving school my old instructor told me I needed 20+ more lessons. My dad had been saying for weeks I was being mugged off but I trusted my old instructor. Eventually my dad booked me in with Tony at A1 National who told me he would have me ready for test in 4 hours true to his word after 2 lots of 2 hours I passed today first time! with 5 minors! yay Thank you so much.
Clair, Southend

Thank you Tony. I passed first time today with 4 minors, you taught me a real life skill. I will pass on your number to anyone who asks about learning to drive.
Ian, Southend
Thank you Tony you made it very easy for me, you are a top man. My little brother will be in contact soon. Thanks so much, and only 1 minor.
Joseph, Essex

Made my year man. 26 LESSONS and I pass first time, the girlfriends well happy with me (for a change) Catch you later Tone thanks again for your help.
Arron, Westcliff on Sea

To Tony, cheers mate you got me through it extremley well. You're a quality instructor and a right laugh which helped nerves. I recommend this man to anyone who wishes to take lessons.
Callum, Hullbridge

I was so pleased when I passed I didn't really say thanks properly. I've calmed down (a bit) now so THANK YOU Tony!
Clara, Brentwood

I'd be happy to recommend A1 National as they have helped me out massively! The DSA moved my test date which caused me a big problem as I had come over from France to do the course. Tony managed to find me another test. Which I passed. Thank you ever so much for all your help I am truly grateful! 
Anton, Paris/Hockley

Would like to sat how pleased we were with my sons intensive course. Thank you to Tony for getting him up to standard in such a short time and to the office for  booking his theory and practical tests at such short notice.
Mr Bryson - Clacton on Sea

Well chuffed with my Instructor for getting through the test first time in only 6 days
and with only 2 minors. I've given all my mate your number. Thanks again Terry.
James - Basildon

Thank you for all your time and help. I would have never done it without you. 
Chloe - Southend on Sea

Thanks to Nic Brown for all his time and hard work he put in to get me through my test.
Jon - Laindon

Dear A1 National, I have just passed my driving test with 2 minor errors. I am so so pleased. Could you tell Nic that he was a real boost to my confidence.
Melisia, London

I did it at last. 3 minors a big big thank you to Tony for getting me through my test.
Laurance - Leigh on Sea

20 HOURS! and I passed. Thanks man See you soon for a beer.
Wesley - Southend on Sea

Just a quick note to say a great big thank-you to all at A1 National for organizing my driving course.   Special thanks to Tony for getting me through my test, I still cant belive I've passed.
Sean. Leigh

All the guys at A1 helped my son through his test and we are all very pleased.
Jane, Eastwood

I just wanted to say thank you to Tony for all his help this week, I feel like a real professional now that I have my full licence.
Josh, Rayleigh

I passed today with 2 minors. Thanks to Dave for all the help and advise.
Dave, Rayleigh

Thanks to Tony I passed my test in just 30 hours. Cheers.
Brian, Rochford

I just wanted to say thank you to all of you at A1 National for helping me pass my dirivng test.
Tony was an excellent instructor - extremely patient and encouraging. I would definitely recommend him and your company to anyone considering taking driving lessons in the future.
Best Regards
Tarun, Southend

Oh yeah, Im off to get me a scooby. Passed first time with Tony
Brad, Rayleigh

Had 20 lessons last month with Tony and even though he's a West Ham supporter, he was really good. I passed and am well happy. Cheers.
Phill, Eastwood

I called last week and A1 National got me booked in at the last minute on a 35 hour course. I just passed in Basildon with only 2 minors...
Chaz, Westcliff

OMG OMG I passed......Big massive thanks to Tony and all the team at the office. Off to Talk tonight to celebrate.
Laura, Southend

I just wanted to say thanks to Tony for helping me to pass my test first time! I will be recommending A1 National to all of my friends who are interested in taking an intensive course. Brilliant.
Jamie, Rochford

Thank you again for being such a brilliant instructor you really made me feel like I could pass first time-which I did. whoop whoop go me.
Lizzie, London

Can you tell TONY thanks for getting me through my test. 
Kelly, Rochford

I couldn't have asked for a better instructor and I would recommend you to anyone. Thanks again Tony.
Sophie, Westcliff-on-Sea