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Welcome to 123 Pass Driving School. We are a friendly, local driving school providing driving lessons in the Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, Shildon, Darlington areas.

123 Pass driving school is run by driving instructor Keith Davison (DSA ADI). Keith has over 35 years experience as a driving instructor and has hundreds of driving test passes under his name. Keith is an ‘A’ Grade instructor under the ADI grading system.

Our pass rates are consistently over 75%!!!! Well done to all the pupils who succeeded with 123 Pass Driving School. May we continue to provide excellent tuition and pass rates.

Why Choose 123 PASS for Driving Lessons?

Parents:
We at 123 Pass Driving School have a wealth of experience, over 35 years in fact, we also have a commitment to providing professional driving lessons to the highest standards so when your son or daughter learns with us you can be confident that they will have the skills needed to be safe on the roads after they have passed their test.

Individuals:
We recognise that learning to drive can be challenging and so we make it as easy as possible…without cutting corners. We will teach you to drive as quick as you can learn, that’s our promise to you.

Why not read the comments of previous pupils who have passed with 123 Pass Driving School on the Reviews page on this site.

CONTACT US ON 07966 435711

Eilish from Shildon

This is Eilish from Shildon who passed her (key worker) driving test today 1st time with only 2 minor faults. Eilish said “100% recommend Keith. A very kind and patient instructor who goes through everything at your pace to make you feel comfortable. I would not have passed first time without the confidence Keith put in me.
123 Pass Driving School reply: thank you Eilish, you worked very hard and deserved it. Well done

Liam from Aycliffe

This is Liam from Aycliffe who passed today with 123 Pass Driving School. Liam said ” I would recommend Keith because of how patient he was when first starting and how he gave me credit when due while also boosting my confidence on the road. I didn’t really think I would pass my test until I came to Keith. 100% recommend “.
Reply from 123 Pass Driving School… thank you Liam and congratulations.

Sarah from Witton le Wear

This is Sarah from Witton le Wear. Sarah passed today with 123 Pass Driving School. Sarah said ” I would 100% recommend Keith. He has been very patient with me while I learnt to drive. I really began to think I couldnt pass but I have and I couldn’t have done it without Keith “.
Thanks Sarah, well done!

Gary from Shildon

This is Gary from Shildon. Gary passed 1st time today with 123 Pass Driving School. Gary said “I would definitely recommend Keith as a driving instructor, has been brilliant and understanding and  gave me the confidence in my ability when I found it difficult. Definitely the best school for other pupils,  highly recommended”. Thank you Gary and well done.

Sophie from Bishop Auckland

 This is Sophie from Bishop Auckland who passed today with 123 Pass Driving School. Sophie said “I would 100% recommend Keith as a driving instructor. He has so much patience and time for his pupils and gives you so much confidence in your abilities. He makes learning to drive easy!. Thanks Keith”.
 

Lewis from Middridge

This is Lewis from Middridge. Lewis passed today with 123 Pass Driving School with only 2 minors. Lewis said “Keith is a fantastic driving instructor. When I first started to drive, with no experience, Keith was always patient and understanding and helped me develop my skills as a driver to pass my test. I always felt that Keith believed in me and I could not have passed my test without him. I will highly recommend anyone starting their driving lessons or thinking of changing instructor, because there is no one better out there. Thank you very much Keith “.
Reply from 123 Pass Driving School: Thank you Lewis, fantastic comments from a great guy. Well done. We wish you safe driving for life

Lucy from Newton Aycliffe

This is Lucy from Newton Aycliffe who passed 1st time with 123 Pass Driving School. Lucy said “100% recommend Keith to anyone looking to drive. Amazing instructor who makes you feel comfortable and confident driving. Couldn’t thank him enough”.
Thanks Lucy and well done. We wish you safe driving for life. 

Stephane from Chilton

This is Stephane from Chilton. Stephanie said “I would 100% recommend Keith as a driving instructor, he is extremely  patient and makes you feel at ease whilst driving. I have now passed my test and feel confident to drive alone.
Well done Stephanie. We wish you safe driving for life.

Olly from Witton le Wear

This is Olly  from Witton le Wear who passed with 123 Pass Driving School. Well done Olly, we wish you safe driving for life.

John from Newton Aycliffe

This is John from Newton Aycliffe who passed 1st time with  123 Pass Driving School. John said “would recommend Keith as an instructor. Teaches to a high standard and is thorough while explaining how and what needs doing. Thanks to him I passed 1st time”. Well done John, we wish you safe driving for life.

Sophie from Aycliffe Villiage

This is Sophie from Aycliffe Villiage who passed with us. Sophie said “Very grateful to Keith as he persisted with me when I got frustrated with my driving. Would definitely recommend him to anyone!!! Thank you very much “. 
Thanks Sophie and well done. We wish you safe driving for life.

Kyla from Newton Aycliffe

This is Kyla from Newton Aycliffe who passed with 123 Pass Driving School. Kyla said “I would recommend Keith to any first time drivers, he always goes at your own pace. Lovely instructor and my confidence built up quickly to drive with him”.
Thank you Kyla and well done,  we wish you safe driving for life

Jordan from Newton Aycliffe

This is Jordan from Newton Aycliffe. Jordan passed 1st time with only 2 minors. Jordan said ” I would highly recommend Keith for driving lessons as he was really good teaching the correct technique, and was able to take me twice a week and work around my availability. He made me comfortable throughout the experience and I am very pleased with the outcome “.
Well done Jordan, we wish you safe driving for life.

Gemma from St Helens

This is Gemma from St Helens who passed 1st time. Gemma said “Keith is a fantastic driving instructor who showed me time and patience especially when I was pregnant. I passed 1st time and would highly recommend him “.
Thanks Gemma and well done. We wish you safe driving for life.

Tina from Shildon

This is Tina from Shildon who passed with only 4 minors. Tina said “I definitely couldn’t have done this without Keith. Can’t thank you enough. Recommend to anyone. Took me a while but I got there thanks to you. Defo needed plenty of time & thats what I got. Thank you so much.
Well done Tina, yes it took a while but you deserved it for all your hard work. We wish you safe driving for life.

Hussain from Darlington

This is Hussain from Darlington who passed 1st time with us. Hussain said “I definitely had faith in Keith throughout my lessons and he helped me pass first time in about 5 weeks. He knows what he’s doing and has lots of experience”.
Cheers Hussain and well done. We wish you safe driving for life.

Luke from Shildon

Luke from Shildon passed 1st time with us. Luke said “first time pass thanks to Keith, couldn’t have passed without him. He pays attention to every detail and teaches you to do everything to the best standard possible.  I recommend Keith to every new driver”.
Thank you Luke we wish you safe driving for life.

Ben from Newton Aycliffe

 Ben passed 1st time to keep our excellent pass rate continuing.  Ben said “Keith is a very nice and friendly man who pays a lot of attention to detail. He teaches you rather than telling you. Would recommend him everytime”.
Thanks Ben & congratulations we wish you safe driving for life. 

Georgina from Gurney Valley

This is Georgina from Gurney Valley. Georgina passed first time today with 123 Pass Driving School. Georgina said ‘When learning to drive I was worried that I would always be nervous and worried. Keith made it so that this wasn’t the case. My lessons were always fun. I’m so glad I passed with Keith, he managed to keep his cool with me because I feel I was a nightmare.’ Well done Georgina and you were a model pupil not a nightmare at all.

Jamie from Darlington

This is Jamie from Darlington. Jamie passed with 123 Pass Driving School with a faultless performance (zero faults). Jamie said ‘I would recommend Keith to anyone – great instructor with lots of experience & patience! He made learning to drive enjoyable and helped me to pass with 0 minors’. Well done Jamie that’s a magnificent effort.

Lucy from Darlington

This is Lucy from Darlington. Lucy passed first time this week. She said ‘Cannot recommend Keith enough – he has the patience of a saint. Fully recommend this driving school to anyone, Keith has so much experience & knowledge & is just a thoroughly nice man’. Awww Lucy thats nice of you & well done.

Rochelle from West Auckland

This is Rochelle from West Auckland. Rochelle passed with 5 minor faults and was thrilled to have passed. She worked very hard with her lessons and is another deserved pass from 123 Pass Driving School. Well done Rochelle.

Ben from Middridge

This is Ben from Middridge who passed first time with 123 Pass Driving School. Ben said ‘Keith was a great driving instructor. He gave me the best opportunity to pass my test. I felt that I was constantly improving. I would recommend him to anyone.’ Thanks Ben and congrats on your first time pass.

Robert from St Helens

This is Robert from St Helens who passed today 1st time with 123 Pass Driving School. Robert said ‘Keith was a good driving instructor. He helped me make loads of progress in my driving. Also very good at explaining things, would recommend him to anyone’. Thanks Robert & well done on your 1st time pass.

Jake from Bishop Auckland

This is Jake from Bishop Auckland who passed today with 123 Pass Driving School. Jake did very well & passed with only 1 minor fault which was incurred at the very end of his test. He was complimented on his drive by the examiner too!! Well done Jake. He said ‘Keith is a very good instructor, he has really helped me to pass my test. I would highly recommend him for lessons. Thanks for helping me pass my test.’ You’re very welcome Jake.

Sarah from Ferryhill

This is Sarah from Ferryhill who passed this week 1st time. Sarah said ‘AMAZING! passed theory & driving test 1st time with Keith. Loved learning with him & would definitely recommend 123 Pass driving School!’ Well done Sarah, another great performance & another 1st time pass.

Oak from Bishop Auckland

This is Oak from Bishop Auckland. Oak passed 1st time with only 1 minor fault. He said ‘Keith was great teaching, I’ve got good experience and learnt a lot good technique. I would recommend to anyone is looking for lessons. Keith is superb calm, talk you through it. Thanks Keith for everything.’ Thank you Oak and great effort. Well done.

Tom from West Auckland

This is Tom from West Auckland. Tom passed with only 2 minor faults. Tom said ‘Best driving instructor ever!, Keith has been teaching me for more than a year now and has polished out every negative from my drive to get me a mere 2 minor faults, i’m so happy!.. lovely kind hearted funny man,’.
Thank you Tom, very kind words & very well done.

Reece from Bishop Auckland

This is Reece from Bishop Auckland. Reece passed 1st time and said ‘Good instructor, makes sure everything is covered and that you are ready’. Thanks Reece & well done.

Jessica from Aycliffe

This is Jessica from Aycliffe Villiage. Jessica passed with only 4 minor faults. She said ‘Great instructor, patient and makes sure youare ready for test! Thank you.’ Thank you Jessica & well done.