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    Parallel parking. It's only now, four years after having passed my test, that I've learnt how to do it properly. And that's only because I was forced to after I moved to an area with on-street parking.
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    Hill starts.
    Parallel parking.
    Roundabouts (how do I know if they're turning right or about to turn off?!)
    Reverse parking.
    Big roundabouts at large roads with multiple lanes and ****, so confusing!
    How on earth did I pass...?
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    (Original post by brunegtebabe111)
    It took me about 4 lessons just to understand how to stop at a junction (left emerge) and then carry on without stalling, I didn't understand when to let go off the clutch, Iet it go fully before I was even turning stalling all the time. I have grasped it now and it's easy now, the thing I'm worried about now is roundabouts, I started them today And I was meant to go left on the roundabout and I nearly went straight on oops. I'm also worried about maneovers 3 point turn is horrible
    You mind telling me how you achieved stpopping at the junctions and emerging left and stuff? like what was the procedure, I fully stop at the giveway line or whatever just to make sure or if there loads of cars coming... clutch down and handbrake (sometimes), get the gas ready and as soon as i see opportunity, biting point then go.
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    Just done a mock and got 46/50 in the theory and 60/75 for HP. Never had such a high score for HP, I usually get 47 or just bang on the pass mark. Hoping I can pull off a mark like that tomorrow
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Just done a mock and got 46/50 in the theory and 60/75 for HP. Never had such a high score for HP, I usually get 47 or just bang on the pass mark. Hoping I can pull off a mark like that tomorrow
    tell us how it goes!
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    I passed! 44/50 for questions and 58/75 for HP

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    I passed! 44/50 for questions and 58/75 for HP

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    Well done! Not as bad as you was expecting?
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    Parking. It's so much easier on a motorbike
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    I passed! 44/50 for questions and 58/75 for HP

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    Nice!! There we go now aha, glad to see people passing!

    I've booked my practical! Even tho I've had 6 hours worth so far... lol but my instructor told me to do it so hoping to learn more now!
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    (Original post by BrownEyedGirl92)
    Well done! Not as bad as you was expecting?
    Nah it wasn't as bad though a few questions here and there caught me out. Are the HP videos computer generated or are they real? They looked totally real but then some of the faces in the close up just looked terrifying so I'm hoping that was just CGI lol
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    (Original post by GeorgeAndLennie)
    Nice!! There we go now aha, glad to see people passing!

    I've booked my practical! Even tho I've had 6 hours worth so far... lol but my instructor told me to do it so hoping to learn more now!
    Ooooh when is your practical? Best of luck with it and keep us updated with your test and the progress of your lessons
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Nah it wasn't as bad though a few questions here and there caught me out. Are the HP videos computer generated or are they real? They looked totally real but then some of the faces in the close up just looked terrifying so I'm hoping that was just CGI lol
    CGI I beleive.
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    Reversing round the corner is a big struggle for me :/ always end up messing up -.- literally am not keen on that manoeuvre :/
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Ooooh when is your practical? Best of luck with it and keep us updated with your test and the progress of your lessons
    Going to be in may! So got quite a bit of time
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    Just back from a lesson and today I struggled with fully releasing the hand break. I always struggle to lift it fully up. I must be a wee weakling
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Just back from a lesson and today I struggled with fully releasing the hand break. I always struggle to lift it fully up. I must be a wee weakling
    lol! :P
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    I drove my own car today for the first time. I just drove around a quiet suburban area with my partner and holy hell, I honestly feel like I will never pass. I stalled so much, mucked up the gears, nearly punched my partner whenever he spoke

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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    I drove my own car today for the first time. I just drove around a quiet suburban area with my partner and holy hell, I honestly feel like I will never pass. I stalled so much, mucked up the gears, nearly punched my partner whenever he spoke

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    Aw I'm sure you'll be fine, you just need to get used to your car I suppose


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    Absolutely hate reversing around corners. I'm really hoping that does not come up on my test!
    I also hesitate too much on roundabouts.
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    The urge to veer into people walking along the pavement.
 
 
 
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