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    (Original post by TheMcSame)
    Basically mirroring what is said above, 2 years is 4 tests assuming the worse case scenario... However, cancellations aren't uncommon, in reality, you could easily do more than 4 tests in a year, never mind 2 years.

    Don't take your theory test too early and you won't need to worry about needing to take it again...

    The fact is; driving is a privilege, not a right.
    Don't like it? Waste time with public transport and walk.
    Or just cycle everywhere.

    Private transport may cost more, but time is far more valuable, you can make more money, but you can't make more time.
    You've made driving sound like it's something for the elite by describing it as a 'privilege' lol. It's not exactly hard and anyone with a half working brain who wants to pass could providing they have the money for lessons.
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    (Original post by TheMcSame)
    Basically mirroring what is said above, 2 years is 4 tests assuming the worse case scenario... However, cancellations aren't uncommon, in reality, you could easily do more than 4 tests in a year, never mind 2 years.

    Don't take your theory test too early and you won't need to worry about needing to take it again...

    The fact is; driving is a privilege, not a right.
    Don't like it? Waste time with public transport and walk.
    Or just cycle everywhere.

    Private transport may cost more, but time is far more valuable, you can make more money, but you can't make more time.
    I know I could pass my test if I took it by tomorrow but because of the silly waiting times and the theory test running out I have to re-do everything again and pass my theory again then take my test which will waste another 1/2 a year 6 months
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    This is exactly what my instructor advised as well! Then you will never have the problem of expiration!

    Some people really moan about silly things when the majority of them don't think it through beforehand!


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    WELL yeah I've thought about taking my test but was too busy with other things
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    Well I guess f*************************** taking the theory test again what a waste of time I refuse to give more money to the DVLA they need to really get their acts together and sort their waiting times
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    2 years is a ****ing long time. Plan better and it won't expire, simple as that really.
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    (Original post by Jee1)
    WELL yeah I've thought about taking my test but was too busy with other things
    Thats not what im saying, i would recommend (as would most driving instructors) to take your theory as your beginning to be ready for the practical, that way you wont face the issue of expiry.

    I started learning in november, took my theory in march, failed once, stopped for. 3 months for exams and then sat it again in september and passed. No matter how busy you are just plan ahead always its not hard...


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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    2 years is a ****ing long time. Plan better and it won't expire, simple as that really.
    yhhhhh f******** taking it again after passing it
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    (Original post by alexp98)
    You've made driving sound like it's something for the elite by describing it as a 'privilege' lol. It's not exactly hard and anyone with a half working brain who wants to pass could providing they have the money for lessons.
    In what way does saying driving is a privilege suggest it's for the elite?

    The fact is that there are people out there who will never have the opportunity to drive, instead they'll have to walk miles upon miles for simple needs such as food and water.
    There are people in this very country that can't afford to run a car because they live in poverty.

    I hate to be the guy that drops that card, but it's pretty much the only way I can get the point across. If driving was a right, then even the poorest of the poor would be able to run a car. The point is that compared to other people, you and me, we're in a privileged position because we have these opportunities, because we live in a highly developed country.
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    Can anybody recommend an app or website where I can learn my theory? Preferably free but not essential. Cheers
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    Cycle superhighways + The Tube + Uber > Driving + Congestion Charge + Insurance + Driving Lessons + Extra Pollution
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    (Original post by Nurne)
    Cycle superhighways + The Tube + Uber > Driving + Congestion Charge + Insurance + Driving Lessons + Extra Pollution
    Thing is I don't live in London, and at the moment I don't really really need a car because I have everything close to me within walking distance. I just needed to pass my test because I never know when I'll ever need a car. And as a female I wouldn't want to rely on taxis and Uber because there might be some dodgy men out there
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    (Original post by TheMcSame)
    In what way does saying driving is a privilege suggest it's for the elite?

    The fact is that there are people out there who will never have the opportunity to drive, instead they'll have to walk miles upon miles for simple needs such as food and water.
    There are people in this very country that can't afford to run a car because they live in poverty.

    I hate to be the guy that drops that card, but it's pretty much the only way I can get the point across. If driving was a right, then even the poorest of the poor would be able to run a car. The point is that compared to other people, you and me, we're in a privileged position because we have these opportunities, because we live in a highly developed country.
    Ah fair enough to I understand what you're saying, for a second I thought earlier you were saying it was a privilege referring to the fact that it's actually a challenge and one should fee honoured to drive but the fact is that everyone who can afford to can.
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    Passed my theory test again now I cba to do my practical test
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    (Original post by Jee1)
    Passed my theory test again now I cba to do my practical test
    Well, if you "cba" for another year and 11 months, then no doubt you'll be complaining again in August 2018 after failing your practical.

    Get a grip, get your test booked now for 5 months ahead (or whatever you claim it to be - it's only 2 months in some places) and make sure you're good enough to pass it first time. You've plenty of practice time, after all.

    I'm guessing you're only griping on here because you failed the practical just before your theory ran out.
 
 
 
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