I have not driven in 3 months,Im scared im going to crash

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HazelPoHOPE
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So im 19,I got my license about 5 months ago and I ordered my car straight away,The virus delayed the delivery of my car all the way till 20th july.

I'm quite a bad driver(It took me 120 hours to pass) but when I finally passed,I was pretty good.

Now fastforward nearly half a year and now I feel my driving has become alot worse.

Honestly I couldn't give a ..... If I was to damage my first car as I have alot more money than the average teenager so it's not really a headache but I could never forgive myself If I was to seriously Injure someone.


What do you guys think I do?
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SoulfulTwist
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Go with your parents or someone who has been driving for 3 years and practice.
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(Original post by HazelPoHOPE)
So im 19,I got my license about 5 months ago and I ordered my car straight away,The virus delayed the delivery of my car all the way till 20th july.

I'm quite a bad driver(It took me 120 hours to pass) but when I finally passed,I was pretty good.

Now fastforward nearly half a year and now I feel my driving has become alot worse.

Honestly I couldn't give a ..... If I was to damage my first car as I have alot more money than the average teenager so it's not really a headache but I could never forgive myself If I was to seriously Injure someone.


What do you guys think I do?
You could do a refresher lesson or two with an instructor to help you feel more comfortable driving.
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Dw I'm also a bad driver and didn't drive for 6 months but recently started again and I was fine, you won't have 'forgotten' how to drive. Although I did drive with a parent next to me - I would highly recommend having someone with you while you get back into it. But if you really think it would be dangerous I'd take the advice of DrawTheLine above.
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You'll likely be fine, I tend to find skills age far slower than you think, take your time, find some nice wide/quiet roads to practice on and take your time.

Possibly an unpopular opinion, but I don't really agree with new drivers running for 3rd party help every time they get nervous, I feel it can be a step back verging on learned helplessness (see also : needing pills to drive). This won't hold true for everyone, some will benefit from a bit extra tuition, but i honestly feel 'make your driving someone else's problem' gets thrown out as a solution too often.
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