I have been driving for 3 years now and lately I've made some stupid mistakes, as well as other stupid **** during these years.
The most recent is that in a multistorey car park, there were no spaces on level 2 and so I turned the car around with parked cars either side and I bumped a BMW when reversing. I panicked and drove off without leaving a note!
Not long after passing, I was getting tailgated on a country road and couldn't help but keep looking into the rear view mirror, then we came to a give way junction and I didn't realise! So I had no time to stop and took the chance of turning left. That could have ended in a high speed crash and still scares me today. Definitely the most dangerous moment of my life.
Another time, I rolling stopped at a junction near my house and it was clear, but then a car came zooming and I pulled out (out of panic) but really slowly as it made me anxious like I knew I shouldn't have gone, anyway the car overtook me on a residential road and he was so pissed off. I was scared and turned right before he could chase me lmao.
Other early mistakes include scraping a parked car's side, hitting a parked car mirror when driving past, and 2 times I have scraped the right bumper when entering and exiting my drive.
This makes me sound like a terrible driver but in general I'm safe and don't speed. I know I shouldn't have all of these errors in just 3 years but **** happens and I wanna own up to it.
So how long have you been driving and what are your mistakes?
What are your worst driving mistakes? Watch
- Thread Starter
- 12-08-2016 02:35
- 12-08-2016 02:45
Just sounds like you need to pay more attention and be more observant tbh. I made a few silly observation or panic-based mistakes when I was still new but I've been driving for 3 years now and I don't really make any real mistakes, in fact at least once a week I find myself having to react to avoid being a victim of someone else' mistake and wondering how these people are even allowed on the road. My absolute worst habit is being a chronic speeder and being a bit aggressive when pulling out, but not to the extent that I've been beeped at or force others to slow down.
- 12-08-2016 02:54
Just turned three years in June.
Clipped a couple of curbs.
Had a blow-out on the motorway at 70mph - isn't really my fault.
I still look for two car parking spaces together so I can drive in without issue, hahaha.
I speed more than I should.