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    Driving Test - take 2!

    Well here I go again...

    Test time @ 13:33 today!

    I'm not gonna let a pesky mini roundabout get me this time...
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    It took me three goes, so don't worry! All the best for 13:33. The DVLA seem to issue really odd start times don't they?

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    Yeah they do- and they come out their little office at dead on that time too!!

    Got till end of Jan to pass or I need to resit my Theory test :-S

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    Good luck!

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    Good luck! Fingers croseed for you!

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    Dont worry about it too much (i know thats easier said than done). The examiner is only human after all; just because they failed you dont mean you cant drive. I failed for speeding, i was doing 35 in a 40 - work that one out!

    You've probably already been told but; you dont start to learn how to drive until you've passed your test. Do as you've been taught and you should be fine. The test i passed on i thought i was appauling, infact i know i was, but i still passed, so if you make a mistake just carry on!

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    Best of luck!

    How much do they charge you now? I paid 50 in May, I think, but I bet it's about 60 now?

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    Good luck, I passed second time around but only five years ago, late starter, I'm 40 now.
    On my test I passed I made a mistake and said sorry I know I shouldn't have done that, the examiner passed me and I think partly it was because I aknowledged the mistake.
    But you won't make any mistakes, will cruise through nicely and do really well.
    Think positive
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    Haven't got the guts to take mine... Love riding a motorbike and living in a city where traffic barely moves I can't see the point... well that's my excuse!

    Passed the theory a couple of months ago but can't bare the idea of failing - even once...

    Good luck!

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    Just try not to panic. If you make a mistake no matter how big, keep driving and forget about it. All the best!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Best of luck!

    How much do they charge you now? I paid 50 in May, I think, but I bet it's about 60 now?
    I paid around 65 for the test this September, 40 to hire my instructors car for two hours and lost 80 because I had to take a day off work to take the test. Good job I passed or I would have been livid!

    Two days before the test the DSA rang me and asked if they could put my test an hour back to 2:30. Then, on the morning of the test (phoned me at 8am) they then asked/told me that the test would have to be at 3:30! Right at the school run! Cheeky buggers.

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    Good luck. I shan't tell you the number of times I failed & honest most were for the studipest things out of my control. The final time was when I had decided to do it or quit. Relaxed, just forgot it was a test and passed with praise from the examiner. So just pretend it is a normal driving lesson & all will be fine.

    @gwenes: Most people I have spoken to have said that after driving a bike the car test was easy! Go for it.

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    It was about 56 when I booked - but then its a further 40 for the instructor too - 2 hours - 1hour lesson before and for the hire of the car for the test..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Just try not to panic. If you make a mistake no matter how big, keep driving and forget about it. All the best!
    What if you drive into a wall?

    Not saying you would Gatt! Good luck!

    Took me 6 attempts to pass

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    Just take note of the road conditions and drive accordingly especially today if it's wintery in your area.

    Ben

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