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    I have my test tomorrow. Do I need to revise anything from my theory books ? Is the examiner likely to ask me questions ?

    And can someone give me a quick run down of speedlimits, please :p:

    Finally, any advice ?

    Thanks.
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    (Original post by pmann)
    I have my test tomorrow. Do I need to revise anything from my theory books ?
    Yes, it can't hurt to know everything that you've ever learned about driving. The whole point of learning theory is that you can apply it in practice; all of it.

    Is the examiner likely to ask me questions ?
    Yes. He will ask you two vehicle safety questions at the start of the test.

    And can someone give me a quick run down of speedlimits, please :p:
    Any road in England and Wales that has street lighting has a limit of 30mph by default unless big round signs tell you it's higher. If it's higher, there will be regular small repeater signs to remind you. If the road is totally devoid of any street lighting or signs, the national speed limit usually applies (60 or 70 for a car depending on type of road), but an unlit road can have other limits providing they are well signed repeatedly. These are fairly rare.

    Finally, any advice ?
    Be sure you're ready for your test and can drive without guidance or prompting.

    Thanks.
    You're welcome
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    .. the national speed limit usually applies (60 or 70 for a car depending on type of road) ..
    Is it 60 for bigger dual carriageways, 70 for three lanes ?
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    (Original post by pmann)
    Is it 60 for bigger dual carriageways, 70 for three lanes ?
    70 is the national speed limit for dual carriageways and motorways (which you can't go on yet).

    It will only be lower if it is signposted, which will be obvious. Often dual carriageways go down a bit to 50 or something nearing a town, or when there are roadworks etc.
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    Other responsed pretty much sum it up! Best of luck
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    (Original post by pmann)
    I have my test tomorrow. Do I need to revise anything from my theory books ? Is the examiner likely to ask me questions ?

    And can someone give me a quick run down of speedlimits, please :p:

    Finally, any advice ?

    Thanks.
    It may be a bit late now but i hope this helps.
    You get asked 2 "show me, tell me" questions on your test. There are 19 that you could be asked. Look at this for the questions and answers.
    http://www.learnerstuff.co.uk/drivin...-questions.htm
    You only get minors if you get the questions wrong so you wont fail for getting them wrong or anything. You dont really need to look through your theory books or anything but you could if you think it will help.
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    Aah, I went over all the show me, tell me's last night. I meant more along the lines of anything out the theory books.
    But, I failed anyway
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    aww. Maybe next time, its not the end ofthe world. Im dreadng my test!!!
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    (Original post by pmann)
    Is it 60 for bigger dual carriageways, 70 for three lanes ?
    The lanes are irrelevant. If there is a permanent physical divide (central reservation, grass verge, whatever) between the opposing traffic streams, it's 70. If not, it's 60. Remember that you still cannot exceed a posted lower limit.
 
 
 
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