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    I had 7 lessons, but I also drove my own car for about 20 hours maybe. I just rushed through it to get driving as quickly as possible and passed first time 3 weeks after my 17th birthday. In saying that though, I did a lot of theory work before my birthday with techniques on how to drive properly and stuff.
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    23 hours and passed first time.

    I didn't have any out of lesson experience in my mum's car either.
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    I had 25... I thought that was a lot, but then my excuse was that I was driving on the wrong side of the road!
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    (Original post by cchilstonev1)
    I've had over seventy hours and my FIRST test was booked about two weeks ago. Wish me luck.
    Good luck dear!! :yep:
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    My test is on the 22nd October, and as of yet I have not had any lessons from an approved driving instructor. I have had lessons from my dad though, who was a driving instructor. I have had around 15 hours worth of lessons from him. I am pretty much a driver now (i.e. can do manoeuvres and drive). So yes, it varies from person to person.
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    6 lessons, one hour each. Passed first time
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    I had four 2-hour lessons and passed. It's such a waste of money.
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    I had 40-50, but passed first time. Maybe, try asking your instructor what you're going to do next and when, and then if you feel like you should, change.
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    13 one hour lessons, and passed first time.
    i'd been out practicing quite a lot though, and i think that makes such a difference, it gives you so much more road experience. i passed much quicker than friends who ONLY had real lessons.
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    20 hours with teh instructor and a few more with my dad.

    Ahh, miss them so much.

    Whoever said he's slow purposefully must be right imo.
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    I've had about 35hours so far, and am just on turn in a road....but to be fair I was in the car park for several lessons as I honest to god cannot drive :|
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    about 60 hours in total but i had two driving instructors cause the first one was rubbish and my legs were too long for her car 0_o

    Passed third time around by pretending to be someone else..in my head
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    how much is it for a provisional license? and how long does it take to receive it as soon as you apply?
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    6 hours in the teacher's car, then had 3 hours in my car.
    Thats it...
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    48 before my first, and i failed that one. :no:

    54 on my 2nd and I passed!!! :woo:
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    I took 41 lessons (41 hours worth) and passed first time. Your'e not doing bad for 13 lessons. I stalled twice on my test, but still passed.
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    The people here who are boasting about passing their test after only a few hours of learning are the reason that so many new drivers and their passengers die on the road each year.
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    here's a money saving tip, go out with your parents. i did, only took 10 hours with an examiner and passed. Tho overall, i've done about 250 hours of driving, mostly along A and B roads at 60mph. Awesome fun, i recommend it.
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    By the way as I've said, I've had 13, and my teacher still won't let me drive from my house (which is on a main road) into the road... is this normal?
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    (Original post by MJ84)
    I had four 2-hour lessons and passed. It's such a waste of money.
    yeah, of course you did - especially considering the first two hours is spent explaining the controls of the car, and no instructor would put you in for a test after 2 hours. what'd you do in the month+ wait for the test, by the way?
 
 
 
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