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Fellow learner drivers. What do you find most difficult about driving?

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    So far for me its judging the width of the car so I either end up too close to the pavement or too close to the opposite side of the road. Clutch control is a bit hard to master at times too.

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    Bay Parking :unimpressed::unimpressed::unimpressed:
    Oh! And the random stupid blonde moments I have
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    I just passed three weeks ago (yay!) but I find hill stops the most difficult. Hill starts, no problem, but stopping? In the right place? Without rolling back? Then there's the panic of not knowing if the handbrake is on enough, and slowly starting to roll back into the police car behind you... :shudders;
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    for me it is pedal control but i am getting used to to now
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    Stop start / slow car control going up hills.

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    Bay Parking :unimpressed::unimpressed::unimpressed:
    Didn't do that when I was learning at all.
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    (Original post by LouieSax)
    Bay Parking :unimpressed::unimpressed::unimpressed:
    Oh! And the random stupid blonde moments I have
    What kind of blonde moments do you have? I'm bad for not putting the clutch all the way down when breaking

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    What kind of blonde moments do you have? I'm bad for not putting the clutch all the way down when breaking

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    My most recent blonde moment, I saw a red light and thought to myself "I should probably stop now" but then carried on driving. -.-' Another time, I was waiting at red lights, waiting to turn left I then turned to my instructor and said "I have to change lanes when the lights go green" The lights then went green and I carried on in my original lane *Face Palm*
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    (Original post by LouieSax)
    My most recent blonde moment, I saw a red light and thought to myself "I should probably stop now" but then carried on driving. -.-' Another time, I was waiting at red lights, waiting to turn left I then turned to my instructor and said "I have to change lanes when the lights go green" The lights then went green and I carried on in my original lane *Face Palm*
    I've done things similar to this too. Don't worry haha
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    (Original post by CookieInOrange)
    I just passed three weeks ago (yay!) but I find hill stops the most difficult. Hill starts, no problem, but stopping? In the right place? Without rolling back? Then there's the panic of not knowing if the handbrake is on enough, and slowly starting to roll back into the police car behind you... :shudders;
    Well done for passing!
    I've not done hill starts and stops yet but I can't say I'm looking forward to them!

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    Also how do or did you guys find things like reversing and roundabouts?

    So far I've only been driving in an empty car park and on a quiet residential street. I feel like I'll never have the balls to drive on a road! Lol

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    What kind of blonde moments do you have? I'm bad for not putting the clutch all the way down when breaking

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    You only need to do that just before you stop - if you're just slowing down, yo don't need to put the clutch in.
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    Everything! Worst is reacting to things I see and road signs. I am so slow at processing what's going on around me.
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    (Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
    Everything! Worst is reacting to things I see and road signs. I am so slow at processing what's going on around me.
    I'm the same tbh
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    When i learnt to drive it was bay parking and occationally roundabouts.
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    Judging the width of my car and the position in the road. I am getting better though.

    Busy roundabouts are tough though.

    I was driving along some almost single track country road today and encountered 2 cars on a tight bend with 2 cars behind me. Ye, that was fun :rolleyes: Had to do some reversing.

    I don't really panic if I have someone to tell me what to do. In this case I just followed my dad's instructions. It's what I will do if I am on my own. I'm scared of passing and then having to drive on my own lol

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    Also how do or did you guys find things like reversing and roundabouts?

    So far I've only been driving in an empty car park and on a quiet residential street. I feel like I'll never have the balls to drive on a road! Lol

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    Have you hadn an instructor or just been using your boyfriend? Knowing that the instructor has dual controls helps alot. They are used to having to grab the steering wheel and use their brakes.
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    Judging the width of my car and the position in the road. I am getting better though.

    Busy roundabouts are tough though.

    I was driving along some almost single track country road today and encountered 2 cars on a tight bend with 2 cars behind me. Ye, that was fun :rolleyes: Had to do some reversing.

    I don't really panic if I have someone to tell me what to do. In this case I just followed my dad's instructions. It's what I will do if I am on my own. I'm scared of passing and then having to drive on my own lol



    Have you hadn an instructor or just been using your boyfriend? Knowing that the instructor has dual controls helps alot. They are used to having to grab the steering wheel and use their brakes.
    Yeah I've just started going to an instructor as well as getting practice lessons from my bf. I'm hoping that I'll pick up things a lot quicker since I have my own car to practice on as well between lessons
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    getting in the right lane at large islands (lol) and sometimes picking up things such as signs and stuff a bit too late, but driving wise i am fine to take my test, only i need to correct these errors as it racks up loads of minors. however i reckon if i was put in for my test i would pass
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    How many lessons you guys had so far?

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    How many lessons you guys had so far?

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