How to pass your driving test first time

Many people fail their driving test because of silly mistakes caused by nerves or overthinking. Here's how to avoid them...

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One of the big milestones in life is taking – and hopefully passing – your driving test. The freedom and independence you can gain by passing the test is exciting, but many learners are a bag of nerves on the day and are marked down for serious faults because of this.

In fact, statistics from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) show that between 2020 and 2021, 50.2% of learners failed the test.

With the current backlogs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will still be more than 250,000 people waiting to book their practical driving tests at the start of 2023 – all eager to pass first time.

To give you as best a chance as possible, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips for new drivers to help you walk away with a pass certificate on test day. 

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