15 Driving test tips to help you pass first time

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Ultimate guide to passing you driving test first time

  1. Study the Highway Code: Make sure you know and understand the rules of the road before taking your test.

  2. Practice as much as possible: The more experience you have behind the wheel, the more comfortable you will feel on the day of your test.

  3. Arrive on time: Make sure you arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled test time.

  4. Check your mirrors frequently: During the test, you will need to show that you are aware of other road users, including pedestrians and cyclists.

  5. Use your signals correctly: Make sure you use your signals at the appropriate times and make sure you cancel them once you have completed your maneuver.

  6. Keep to the speed limit: Stay within the speed limit at all times, and be aware of any changes in the limit.

  7. Keep a safe following distance: Follow the “two-second rule” to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you.

  8. Use roundabouts correctly: Make sure you give way to traffic already on the roundabout and signal your intention to exit.

  9. Use the correct gear: Make sure you select the appropriate gear for the speed and road conditions.

  10. Take your time: Don’t rush, take your time to make sure you perform each maneuver safely and correctly.

  11. Obey traffic lights and road signs: Make sure you obey all traffic lights and road signs and react to them appropriately.

  12. Check your blind spots: Make sure you check your mirrors and over your shoulder for other road users before you change lanes.

  13. Stay calm: if you make a mistake, stay calm and carry on, the examiner will not fail you on one single mistake

  14. Use the correct position: Use the correct position on the road, and make sure you obey “give way” and “stop” signs.

  1. Take an Instructor lesson before your test. It will help you get feedback on your driving and make you more comfortable on the day of your test
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