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    For anyone who has passed, what memories do you have from doing driving lessons? Or doing your driving test?

    I still remember my first lesson and how difficult it all seemed.
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    I remember having to remember how to start the car each time and it seemed so complicated, now when I hop in my car it all feels so natural.
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    (Original post by alex2100x)
    I remember having to remember how to start the car each time and it seemed so complicated, now when I hop in my car it all feels so natural.
    Really? I never found starting the car the difficult part

    Can't wait to start driving since passing!
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    When the examiner told me to take the right turn (which would lead onto the complicated test route) but I purposely took a left turn which led to the easier test route and the examiner got angry at me but he cooled down when we finished the test as I passed !
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    (Original post by James A)
    When the examiner told me to take the right turn (which would lead onto the complicated test route) but I purposely took a left turn which led to the easier test route and the examiner got angry at me but he cooled down when we finished the test as I passed !
    I had a lovely test route. Wouldn't have changed it in a million years. I got the easiest exit on the worst roundabout.
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    (Original post by Tilly-Elizabeth)
    I had a lovely test route. Wouldn't have changed it in a million years. I got the easiest exit on the worst roundabout.
    :ninja:

    was that the first exit of the roundabout?
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    First time on roundabouts instructor told me to turn right at the roundabout and i thought he actually meant go right instead of left that was awkward for a bit.
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    (Original post by James A)
    :ninja:

    was that the first exit of the roundabout?
    It was actually the 4th exit on a 5 exit traffic light controlled roundabout. I had practiced the 4th exit loads of time though, so I knew the exit like the back of my hand. Ok it's actually easier than it sounds
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    (Original post by Joeey009)
    First time on roundabouts instructor told me to turn right at the roundabout and i thought he actually meant go right instead of left that awkward for abit.
    Do you mean you went backwards around the roundabout? :curious:
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    (Original post by Tilly-Elizabeth)
    Do you mean you went backwards around the roundabout? :curious:
    Well i would have if he didn't point it out more clearer 😂
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    (Original post by Tilly-Elizabeth)
    Do you mean you went backwards around the roundabout? :curious:
    :rofl:
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    I remember the first time in driving lessons when I had to park... Worst thing ever! It was so hard the first time and I crashed into the cones every time that day.
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    I barely remember a thing....mostly likely I just repressed most of the memories :rofl:

    Let's just say a lot of mistakes and a deep hate for roundabouts were made on my lessons!
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    I remember my lessons well.. i remember sucking. Oh clutch control, how thy taunted me so.
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    (Original post by nemothefish19)
    I barely remember a thing....mostly likely I just repressed most of the memories :rofl:

    Let's just say a lot of mistakes and a deep hate for roundabouts were made on my lessons!
    Really? I loved my lessons and I have so many great memories from them.

    (Original post by Leftee)
    I remember my lessons well.. i remember sucking. Oh clutch control, how thy taunted me so.
    I'm planning to drive an automatic and I know that I'm really going to miss the clutch.
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    I had some really bad experiences with some driving instructors. Did you guys leave them reviews?
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    (Original post by Tilly-Elizabeth)
    Really? I loved my lessons and I have so many great memories from them.
    It's all a blur really, I went through a few instructors until I found the one I passed with. And different instructors means different cars and different teaching styles

    It wasn't until after meeting my final instructor that I started to enjoy my lessons and driving!
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    On my test it was going pretty smoothly until I approached a mini roundabout, I signalled right but just as I moved off to go round, it switched off which I for some reason didn't notice! so because of that I nearly ended up colliding with another car (he prob assumed I was going straight) had it not been for the examiner!

    needless to say I failed that test haha
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    (Original post by absurdity69)
    I had some really bad experiences with some driving instructors. Did you guys leave them reviews?
    There is a review page for driving instructors on TSR if that's what you mean.

    I didn't review my instructor, but she was brilliant - wouldn't have ever wanted a different instructor.
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    I remember on one of my first lessons we parked up somewhere, my instructor pulled out his phone and showed me a picture of his last instructor car... A total write off after (IIRC) being in a collision with some woman at a junction who was on her phone and didn't see the traffic lights were on red.

    Other memories include almost crashing into the side wall of a tunnel while too busy concentrating on changing gear and my absolutely abysmal parking after just coming back from my test. In my defence I'd never actually bay parked forwards before, I always did it reversing in.
 
 
 
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