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Has any one else done this in a driving test....? watch

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    My friend did this within 30 seconds of starting her test, she drove into the gate driving out of the test centre haa.
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    i failed within like 10 minutes, was turning right at some traffic lights + turned too soon so i ended up in to oncoming traffic. blatent fail. i was kicking myself for the rest of the test. carried on but i was a bit teary. hahaha. don't worry, it's not the end of the world.
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    When I was learning my instructor told me about another pupil of hers who thought she had failed after doing something similar to you. When she got back to the test centre the examiner got her to park the car in a bay and she did it without checking mirrors/really fast. The examiner then told her that she would have passed if it weren't for her last manoeuvre! :rolleyes:

    I agree with the people saying you should have continued for practice...it's not about the driving, but the test conditions/potential nervousness that you can't replicate with your instructor.
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    on both my bike and car thest i was sure i had failed withing 10 min.
    i passed both first try
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    (Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
    I don't really see how 30 minutes of driving was going to give me that much more experience to be honest, it's unlikely i'll get the same route again on my next test anyway
    Ive got to admit though, id want to know if ive failed when doing my test too
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    (Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
    I don't really see how 30 minutes of driving was going to give me that much more experience to be honest, it's unlikely i'll get the same route again on my next test anyway
    It's not driving experience, it's experience of what's going to happen in the test. Once you know the full procedure you know what to expect and that alone should calm your nerves considerably. Instead you'll be going in for a second test still with no idea.

    If you're a good driver, the route should be irrelevant
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    You've paid for a 45 minute test which is a full appraisal of your readiness to hold a full driving license and drive unaccompanied on the roads, so to abandon at any point is a waste of your time and money. If you commit a serious or dangerous fault and know it, carry on, because if you then do another few things wrong you will come away having been debriefed on what was wrong and what you need to work on before trying again. Also, you might THINK you have failed, but you might not have. Several of my mates have said they thought they'd failed, only to pass. If they'd thrown in the towel they would have definitely failed, and then had to pay for more lessons and another test, and that ain't cheap !
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    What is with people here assuming something because theres FIFTEEN minutes with no replies? Maybe a few days you can assume but that takes the biscuit!
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    (Original post by Landie_Man)
    What is with people here assuming something because theres FIFTEEN minutes with no replies? Maybe a few days you can assume but that takes the biscuit!
    errr, what?
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    (Original post by Kaylaleigh)
    Maye it was one where you can't see what's coming of so would need to stop anyway?
    Generally if the sign is on a blind corner or something, its a stop sign rather than a give way. Common sense always take priority though, ofcourse.
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    (Original post by LavenderBlueSky88)
    errr, what?
    whoever started the thread said within fifteen minutes of starting it "I guess its just me then?"
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    You should of have continued on with your test and got what you were paying for regardless that you hadn't passed this times. you'd also would have been familiar with that test route in the case of getting given the same one in the next test.

    I passed on my 2nd attempt, on the first i knew pretty much withing the first half of the test that it was game over but yet continued the test, therefore knowing what I'd need to improve on for test 2 which i passed easily
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    (Original post by Right Guard 3.D)
    Driving and getting no minors for 1/4 of a test obviously means you are capabale of passing
    Er no it doesn't... how about the other 3/4 of the test? Doesn't matter when you pick up serious marks, it's having them that counts against you.
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    I thought I'd failed on my third test. Driving along when suddenly this drunk driving pulls out, swerving everywhere. Needless to say we both went for the brakes, and I thought that was it, my reactions mustn't been fast enough.
    Continued on with the test feeling rubbish and then I was shocked when she said I'd passed! She reported the drunk driver and then went to tell my driving instructor how well I'd done when it happened so that made me happy!

    I know it's hard to continue on, but it's best to give it a shot! It would have given you a clearer idea of how close you were to passing besides that error.
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    (Original post by Alison1992)
    I asked to when i knew i'd failed and she wouldn't let me
    If the examiner has to stop you from crashing then you obviously have failed, hence why the OP did what she did
 
 
 
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