Another “busy” week of testing……….

More passes this week – mainly FIRST TIME PASSES too 🙂

Firstly we’ve had Kirsty Dilworth of Mayfield passing with Sam O’Brien,



followed by 2 for instructor Dave Brown, firstly Scott Forrest of Clermiston passing first time with only 3 minors followed the next day by Victoria Neill of Balerno who passed also FIRST TIME and with a CLEAN SHEET!!!!



0 faultsOn the same day as Victoria passed, Instructor Chris Polson had a very early start to catch the first test where he had another FIRST TIME PASS with pupil Yanghe Liu.

Well done to all pupils and instructors, with a special “Congratulations” to Victoria 🙂



Yang Liu

Yang Liu

Spring – Summer Update ;-)

Hi all,

We’ve had a REALLY busy time since our last blog post in April – however, it’s been really successful too 🙂

Since April we’ve 41 people successfully pass their driving test.

Out of those 41, 27 have been FIRST TIME PASSES (2 of them with ZERO faults recorded!!)

Further breakdown shows that 10 tests were in our automatic cars – 7 of these were First Time Passes

31 were conducted in our manual cars and 20 of these were First Time Passes.

Congratulations to all who passed whether it was first time or not. What an awesome job you all did 😉

More Success to blog !!

jasonA FIRST TIME PASS 5 April 16′ Congratulations Jason Bryant of Craigentinny. Jason sat his test under instructor, Davie Liddle at Musselburgh and passed with only 1 minor and only 9 driving lessons. Well done to the both of you. Fantastic job.





Well done to Ravi Vabhi, who passed FIRST TIME at Musselburgh Test Centre on 6th April with only 5 minor errors. ???? ravi
Excellent job both Ravi and Instructor Dave MacKenzie.

Enjoy your new found freedom Ravi.

Check Ravi’s review on our “testimonial” page.




lynetteAnother FIRST TIME PASS on 8th April. Congratulations Lynette Brown of Granton. Lynette passed with only 35 hours of driver training under instructor, Davie Liddle. A Big well done to the both of you.





And finally for this post, We had another pass on Friday 8th April, Kirsty Sumerling of Polwarth passed with only 2 minors.
Brilliant job Kirsty. kirsty

Well done to you all from all the gang here at My Driving School

More FIRST TIME PASSES this week

Another 1st time pass for Chris in the auto up at Currrie, and only 4 minors!
CONGRATULATIONS Rhiannon Da Cunha!!Rhiannon

AWESOME job. Well done from all the team here at MDS.




Sibling success at Currie!!
Congratulations to Tyesha Patterson, sister of Bob, (who passed recently). Both with instructor Dave Brown and both FIRST TIME PASSES.
Well done Tyesha and good luck with your “very” imminent new arrival……..
Enjoy your car shopping!!!!Tyesha

William Johnstone

I have just started using this company and have to say I am glax I have chosen them absolutely brilliant company to learn with my driving instructor is davy and he is so relaxed and very patient so if your thinking off taking lessons please use this company you wont be disappointed

Lots more success at MDS

Keeping 2016 going with our “rip-roaring” success stories. 

We really are turning out some GREAT new drivers. Lots of First Time Passes and even people coming back to convert auto licences into manual………


Aaron – second time that he’s passed First Time


Allana Moffat


Annie Campbell


Daniel Glancey


Holly Thompson


James Quinn – nice touch wearing a jacket to match Sam’s car!!


Kirsty Campbell


The owner of the BIGGEST smile – Maddie Kell Must have been only the 1 minor fault!!


Nik Dhillon


Raghu Mohan


Richard Cookson


Laila Al Zidjali

WorkWeek 7 – And MDS off to a GREAT start for 2016

A growing list of successful new drivers, 17 test passes already this year including;


14 manual and 3 automatic passes,

9 passes in Currie and 8 in Musselburgh

Well done to; Raymond Dodds, Rachid Chitou, Juliette Goddard, Tina Power, Courtney Moffat, Jialin Hao, Laura Butcher, Marzena Oszkeil, Toni Evans, Paige Gould, Rebecca Morgan, Bob Paterson, Chris Jones, Claire Haldane, Ross Worton, Thomas Hamilton and Kim Allan………

Finishing off December 2015 :-)

DawnCongratulations Dawn Sives of Restalrig! Dawn passed on the 14th Dec with just 30 hours tuition and 7 minor faults. Dawn is hoping to get a car for Christmas. A big well done from your instructor, Davie Liddle.

Another MDS student in the FIRST TIME PASS club. Congratulations Kieran Somerville of Mayfield. Kieran passed also on the 14th at Musselburgh with just the 1 minor fault and only 30 hours tuition! Kieran is a professional footballer playing with Livingston FC and his license will help him attend his training sessions and games. A big well done from your instructor, Sam. Sam also taught Kieran’s sister who passed First time and is now teaching his brother, Ryan. No pressure RyanKieran

Productive day for MDS 3 out of 3 test passes on the 14th and another student to add to our FIRST TIME PASS club. Congratulations Ashley McGregor of Ferry Road. Ashley has only had 33 hours tuition (average hours to pass is 45) so an excellent result. A big well done from your instructor, Davie Liddle. Ashley has a car ready to go so will make Christmas shopping that bit easier.Ashley

If at first you don’t succeed……..
Try, try, try and try again Ewa

MASSIVE congratulations on the 16th Dec go to Ewa Wloszak from Poland, currently living in Edinburgh but about to move to Austria to catch up with hubby who’s there already. 
Also only 2 weeks till Ewa’s new baby is delivered on the 30th Dec. 
We have been through good times and bad getting Ewa to test but I must congratulate her for her dedication and tenacity and for basically “hanging on in there”.
I reckon we’ve become good mates and I’d like to offer my absolute best wishes to her and her family for a very happy and successful future………..

ChrisCongratulations Chris Laird of Eskbank. Chris passed his test in Musselburgh with just 5 minors on the 18th Dec. Chris has just became self employed do his driving license will be of great use. A big well done from your instructor, Sam.

December ’15 – So far…………….

A quieter month for passes so far but it is only the 11th……….

First we had Lesley McIvor with a FIRST TIME PASS on 2nd Dec at Musselburgh, followed by Craig McIntosh with a FIRST TIME PASS again on the 2nd but this time in Currie. Next up was Luis Zurita with an outstanding FIRST TIME PASS and “0” (ZERO) faults recorded on the 7th Dec and last but by no means least was Kirsty Burzynski who passed on the 8th Dec at Musselburgh. This “Lucky Lass” has her car already waiting for her………….