Driving Test Hints That Will Help You Pass First Time!

Here Are Your Driving Test Hints

  • Take Pretest Lessons with a suitably qualified Instructor.(not one week from the Test)
  • Check your car in the minutest detail. Tyres, Lights, Brakes, Secondary Equipment
  • Check all your paperwork. 4 Documents in the case of the Irish Driving Test.
  • Familiarise yourself with the Area that your Test is scheduled for (3 mile radius)
  • Check the day before the Test in case of major Road or Building works
  • Practice your reversing manoeuvres in at least 6 different locations (5 times each)
  • Check out the Test Centre for traffic flows and where you will park.
  • Driving Test candidates frequently fail the Test at the first hurdle (manoeuvre) because they haven’t checked out what is going on in the locality.
  • Learn the answers to the Technical check questions off by heart so that you can reel them off without any hesitation.
  • Don’t change your car at the last minute. All cars are different and it’s too risky learning how to cope with a different car just before your Test.
  • Practice in the Test centre locality at different times of day, different days of the week and at night. This will give you a clear picture of what you may be facing on the day of the Test.
  • Learn and be familiar with the Driving Language that examiners use. An Instructor will be using this same terminology.
  • Book a mock Test with your Instructor a few days before your appointment. This will give you a clearer picture of how the Test will be conducted and just how quickly a Test will be completed.
  • Clean the car thoroughly inside and out and completely remove all loose objects including hanging Spiders, Nodding Dogs and Air Fresheners.
  • Final check of tyre pressures including the spare.
  • Buy a pack of spare Bulbs for Brake light and indicator failure. If you have them with you and your bulb goes, you will have a chance to take the Test. Without them your Test will be cancelled.
  • If it is not your first time taking the Test then discuss your previous result with your Instructor.



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