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I've done it ... finally!!!

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Thingmajig Wed 04-May-16 14:26:33

Today I'm almost bursting with happiness ... at the advanced age of 57 I actually passed my driving test this morning!

I tried at almost 40, failed my first test and gave up, so this time I came home from the 2 failed tests and re-booked right away, plus used a cancellation service to get quick re-tests. Mostly I'm ecstatic not to have to hear the Pink Panther theme tune (indicating texts from them) on my phone! grin

Just proves that nothing is impossible! smile

Tizliz Wed 04-May-16 14:32:31

Well done, I thought I would never get it right (think I still don't and am so glad that there was no parallel parking when I took my test).

sunshine sunshine sunshine

Willow500 Wed 04-May-16 14:35:12

Brilliant news - well done flowers

grannycakes Wed 04-May-16 14:41:23

ell done - I passed mine at 54 so I know how hard it can be

hildajenniJ Wed 04-May-16 14:44:11

Well done, the freedom of the road beckons. It's great not having to be tied to public transport. β›½πŸš¦πŸš—πŸ‘πŸ‘

Auntieflo Wed 04-May-16 14:59:35

Well done, the freedom of the road awaits. Parp, Parp !!,

obieone Wed 04-May-16 15:09:21


merlotgran Wed 04-May-16 15:10:47

Well done. Enjoy the freedom.

Charleygirl Wed 04-May-16 15:11:21

That is great news, no wonder you are ecstatic

wot Wed 04-May-16 15:19:14

Congratulations, thingamag, I'm really happy for you! I was 49 when I did it. πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜†πŸ˜„πŸ˜€

ginny Wed 04-May-16 15:19:35

Well done !

annodomini Wed 04-May-16 15:25:49

Congratulations. You'll find it's a lifleline! flowers

MiniMouse Wed 04-May-16 15:51:29

Well done Thingmajig πŸ‘πŸŒŸπŸ’

Indinana Wed 04-May-16 16:00:33

Oh big congratulations - you must be chuffed to bits!

kittylester Wed 04-May-16 16:03:36

Brilliant. I'd hate to be without my car so I can imagine how much it will change your life. flowers

Jane10 Wed 04-May-16 16:05:08

Hooray! Good for you. Happy motoring!

whitewave Wed 04-May-16 16:08:14

Very well done indeed. To my mind it was the most difficult thing I ever did. The freedom it gives you is unparalleled though.

TerriBull Wed 04-May-16 16:10:12

Great for you, it's never too late. When I passed my test, mid twenties, couldn't afford the driving lessons before then, I found driving off by myself for the first time a truly liberating experience. I wish you lots and lots of carefree driving. As the weather is gorgeous at the moment, get the windows down and feel the wind in your hair. Congratulations smile

mumofmadboys Wed 04-May-16 16:16:19

Well done!!

Alima Wed 04-May-16 16:21:53

Brilliant, congratulations! I'm blowed if I could pass the driving test now, well done you!

ElaineI Wed 04-May-16 16:26:01

That's wonderful! Congratulations x

Luckygirl Wed 04-May-16 16:28:08

That is good news - hearty congratulations!

Katek Wed 04-May-16 16:39:32

Huge congratulations!! smilesmile

SueDonim Wed 04-May-16 16:42:16

Oh, well done! My sister was 48 when she passed. It's never too late! :vroom vroom: smile

morethan2 Wed 04-May-16 16:43:31

Yes well done its one of the very best most memorable feelings. πŸš—πŸš™πŸš˜or 🏎🏎