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Just failed my driving test again for the 8th time

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    My best advice - go to a different test centre if you can. I failed 6 times in my hometown,moved to a new city and passed on my 7th - I'd got myself stuck in a mental rut*

    Who is putting in for your test? You or is your instructor advising you to?In each test, is there a pattern to the faults you're getting? Or is it across the board, kind of random?Personally, if I were you, I'd book an assessment lesson with another instructor. Seek recommendations. Explain your situation truthfully, and ask them to tell you, truthfully, where you're really at. It might be with a fresh teaching style, something clicks and it is the best decision you make. I also second the suggestion above about changing your TC, if you can. Right now, that TC will have negative associations for you. I know it would for me. Do you enjoy driving? Or are you doing this because you set a goal, and now you don't want to let it go? I'm not saying give up, but I am saying that there's no shame in it if you did. Some people plug away at a goal, no matter how much they hate it, or how much it is not working for them, and it makes them miserable. When, if they'd just let it go, they'd be a lot happier. Maybe a break might do you good, too. You might be overloaded on pressure and that might be causing some of your mistakes. Good luck.

    Sorry to hear that

    Maybe, take a break from driving and doing the test for a few months to get your head in the right space and then try it again? Driving tests are mentally very consuming and failing them is very hard to take. It would be a waste of all that money and effort to give up now, and you will get there at some point! Just make sure you are in the right space mentally before you go again.
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