Our Top 5 Pass Photos in January

Collage of January pass pictures

Howdy driving fans! How’s 2019 treating ya? Ours kicked off with a bang, thanks to the countless people who put learning to drive right at the top of their New Year’s resolutions list. These smart cookies know that nothing screams self-improvement and fresh opportunities like a brand-spanking new licence. Forget fad diets and gruelling exercise regimes—just hit the road!

As you can imagine, we weren’t exactly short of fresh-faced qualified drivers to celebrate this month. Don’t worry, though—being the thoughtful folk we are, we’ve managed to pick our top 5 pass photos, so you can enjoy them on your lunch break or whenever you have a minute to spare. So, put down that kale salad, take your 5,000th swig of water for the day and let’s delve in!


Find what fits

The debate about manual vs automatic cars rages on, and there are certainly pros and cons to both. When it comes to learning to drive, however, all that matters is what works for you. This is a personal journey, so what seems best for one person may not be the right fit for another. After putting in quite a lot of hours behind the wheel, but never feeling test-ready, Gemma here decided that PassMeFast’s 15 hour automatic course could be exactly what she needed!

They say results don’t lie, and here’s Gemma proudly clutching her pass certificate:

PMF student Gemma pass photo

That’s right, after refreshing her memory of the basics and working hard on the manoeuvres in particular, Gemma was able to ace the practical test first time. What a way to start the New Year—congratulations Gemma!

New year, new licence

Like the rest of our January pupils, Christopher decided to begin his year by completing his learner driver journey. He wasn’t exactly new to driving, but still felt he had a bit more to learn before showing off his skills in front of an examiner. Enter PassMeFast. We set him up on our 15 hour course and he was feeling super confident in no time. Changing gear? Pfft, easy. Parallel parking? Not a problem!

With his skills fully polished, it was time for the big day…

PMF pupil Christopher pass photo

…And he passed with flying colours! Great job Chris—you made it look easy!

You call the shots

Even though at PassMeFast we believe that the road to driving doesn’t have to be long, it’s also a process that you cannot rush just because your urge to pass is strong. We love a bit of enthusiasm, but it’s important to be realistic about what you can achieve in a certain amount of time. At the end of the day, the only people who know how many hours you require are you and your instructor.

We’re always super impressed when pupils are able to curb their desire to get it all over and done with, for the sake of ensuring they will be masters of the road. Take Leyla, for example—she initially booked a 20 hour course, but ended up adding on a further 10 hours because she was determined to be at the top of her game for test day. Was it the right decision? You tell us:

PMF pupil Leyla pass photo

Woohoo! Check out what newly-qualified Leyla had to say about her PMF experience:

“Amazing service! I was responded to through email extremely quickly, given a booking agent (Adam, who is lovely), and an instructor that suited my personal availability! I even requested to add on more hours as I didn’t feel quite test ready and it was a super easy process!”

Amazing work, Leyla. Well done!

Know the routes, nail the test!

Zulfa had only racked up a few hours in the driver’s seat before she booked a PassMeFast course. After weighing up her options, she decided the 25 hour automatic course would suit her needs. With gears out the window, there was plenty of time to focus on manoeuvres, roundabouts and everything else a good driver must learn. Her instructor was even able to take her on a few of the test routes which, as it turns out, came in particularly handy!

Here’s Zulfa after taking her first ever driving test:

PMF pupil Zulfa's pass photo

One shot was all it took! Here’s how the very impressive Zulfa summed up her PMF journey:

“If you are looking for a crash course that is professional, with a great driving instructor and great people to contact if you are worried about anything, then PassMeFast is the one! Passed first time (…) and thoroughly enjoyed it.”

Aww shucks, you’ve got us blushing over here Zulfa! Congratulations and good luck on the open road!

Driving down under

Nathan had a very exciting 2019 ahead which would see him moving to another country, so he wanted to get that driving licence in the bag as soon as possible. Luckily, he knew the right people to call! We got him a top instructor and he got to work on his 5 hour refresher course. In the blink of an eye Nathan’s test day was upon him!

Here’s how it went:

PMF pupil Nathan's pass photo

Look at him–cool as a cucumber! Nathan passed his test and can now start planning lots of exciting road trips in his sunny new home. Nope, we’re not jealous at all…

Excellent work Nathan!


What a great bunch of pass photos to start the year off right! We’re so proud of all of our learners who smashed their driving goals this January, and look forward to meeting next month’s success stories. Looking for more inspiration? Check out January’s top customer reviews.

Remember, just because you haven’t made the move yet, it’s not too late to turn those New Year resolutions into a reality. Our services are available in counties across the UK, and we’re turning up in new places every month! Check out the areas we cover and start the journey that could make 2019 your best year yet! Call us on 0333 123 4949 to get the ball rolling.

Until then, good luck and happy driving!

By Isobel Robb

Isobel enjoys the freedom of the open road and loves driving to new places. She's here to offer helpful hints and tips to improve your motoring skills. When not keeping up to date with the latest driving info you can find her discovering new restaurants or exhausting her Netflix subscription.