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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    Ahhh so happy for you!!! Congrats!
    well done u see! I told u , u will be surprised with the results . Pray for me too . Congz.
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    Failed for the first time today. I was 5 minutes away from the test centre on my way back and was turning right into a side road on a dual carriageway. When the traffic lights changed I went to go, but people from the side road started coming out & turning right so I couldnt go, then I waited and held up traffic behind me 😭 So annoyed, I would have passed with 4 minors otherwise. I can't get another test until May either
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    I failed mine last week as the examiner said I had breaked harshly at the pedestrian crossing. The car behind me could have hit me. I left wondering why didn't the car behind me leave a safe gap despite following a learners car. Anyway I think the examiners follow certain guidelines and can only pass a certain numbers every week/month. Does anyone agree/disagree??
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    I failed once because of idiot drivers and I'm sure these tests deliberately fail people
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    (Original post by Learner-t80)
    I failed mine last week as the examiner said I had breaked harshly at the pedestrian crossing. The car behind me could have hit me. I left wondering why didn't the car behind me leave a safe gap despite following a learners car. Anyway I think the examiners follow certain guidelines and can only pass a certain numbers every week/month. Does anyone agree/disagree??
    Yep I agree, I failed once for the silliest of reason. I am a perfect driver but this car decided to cut in front of me making me break harshly and the examiner failed me because of that
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    Hi Everyone,Quick question- How many minors are you allowed under one criteria (for the same fault), before it is marked as a dangerous/majorThank You
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    (Original post by AmazingAmirah786)
    Hi Everyone,Quick question- How many minors are you allowed under one criteria (for the same fault), before it is marked as a dangerous/majorThank You
    3
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    3
    Thanks- 3 is going to be tough!
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    (Original post by AmazingAmirah786)
    Thanks- 3 is going to be tough!
    Is there any area in particular you are worried about?
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    Is there any area in particular you are worried about?
    Not really, just worried about making the same mistake more than 3 times, and getting a major/dangerous. Have you passed?
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    (Original post by AmazingAmirah786)
    Not really, just worried about making the same mistake more than 3 times, and getting a major/dangerous. Have you passed?
    I have Try not to worry too much, it can make you drive worse
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    He really ****ing wanted me to fail.

    Down a 70 mile an hour dual carriage way multiple times, every major roundabout, country lanes, an emergency stop, hill starts.

    He finally got me for being too slow on merging with the 70MPH dual carriageway. Cars wouldn't let me into the lane but that doesn't matter, I still should have reached 60 in the 100 metres before I hit the wall at the end.

    Now I have to wait until may if I can't find a cancellation. What a load of ********.
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    I have Try not to worry too much, it can make you drive worse
    ty. and when parallel parking, how close do you have to be to the curve at the end, before the examiner fails you?
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    (Original post by TheThugSlug)
    He really ****ing wanted me to fail.

    Down a 70 mile an hour dual carriage way multiple times, every major roundabout, country lanes, an emergency stop, hill starts.

    He finally got me for being too slow on merging with the 70MPH dual carriageway. Cars wouldn't let me into the lane but that doesn't matter, I still should have reached 60 in the 100 metres before I hit the wall at the end.

    Now I have to wait until may if I can't find a cancellation. What a load of ********.
    I really feel for you. Some examiners are c****. Its down to luck mainly, hope you pass soon
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    (Original post by AmazingAmirah786)
    ty. and when parallel parking, how close do you have to be to the curve at the end, before the examiner fails you?
    As long as you aren't touching the kerb you should be fine. My examiner always said to aim to be a drains width away from the kerb
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    As long as you aren't touching the kerb you should be fine. My examiner always said to aim to be a drains width away from the kerb
    Thanks And when pulling out of a t junction do you have to wait for the other driver to turn in before you pull out in case they change their mind?

    And I always get confused between when to do 30 or 40. Would it be safe to say, 'do 30 when unsure' -However, I could fail for underspeeding right????
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    (Original post by AmazingAmirah786)
    Thanks And when pulling out of a t junction do you have to wait for the other driver to turn in before you pull out in case they change their mind?

    And I always get confused between when to do 30 or 40. Would it be safe to say, 'do 30 when unsure' -However, I could fail for underspeeding right????
    I'm not too sure about your first question sorry! But I think they have right of way on the road if they are already on the road you are turning into

    with speed limits, try your best to be aware of the signs for the speed- its the only safe thing to do. If you are on a 40mph road and you are driving at 30mph for too long you can fail for under speeding however if you are driving on a 30mph road and do 40, you fail for speeding.

    Do you have a test booked for soon?
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    I'm not too sure about your first question sorry! But I think they have right of way on the road if they are already on the road you are turning into

    with speed limits, try your best to be aware of the signs for the speed- its the only safe thing to do. If you are on a 40mph road and you are driving at 30mph for too long you can fail for under speeding however if you are driving on a 30mph road and do 40, you fail for speeding.

    Do you have a test booked for soon?
    yes Thurday
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    Feel really down since failing my test last week, just feel like i'm never going to pass 😔 I'm going abroad for a year in September too, so I only have probably 2 chances left to pass
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    (Original post by Glitter12)
    I'm going abroad for a year in September too, so I only have probably 2 chances left to pass
    You've got ages, you could fit a fair few in in that time but I'd spend more time on some lessons and try and be really prepared next time round.

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