UK Funny Edition – Real Driving Test Fails that Continue to Haunt Teens
Teenagers spend years waiting and looking forward to being able to drive. Many have a burning excitement to sit their driving test until they learn the truth. The truth is that around 52% of the UK’s driving test takers fail their test on their first go! There are many reasons for this. It could be horrid weather conditions, nervousness taking over, hesitation, not looking at your mirrors, or it could even be something ridiculous and hilarious, a one-in-a-million reason that contributes to a driving test failure that day. That being said, this is exactly what this article is about.
Regtransfers – Private reg plates Supplier, took to Facebook groups and online forums to find out how people failed their driving test. They ended up finding some of the funniest and most embarrassing incidents that you would never believe.
We feel many fail because they let their nerves get the better of them on the big day. By remaining calm under pressure, you can ensure your nerves shouldn’t get the best of you. Start by believing in yourself and trusting in everything your instructor has taught you. Remember they believe in you, so you should believe in yourself. What’s the worst that can happen? Remember you can re-take your test if all fails!
1. Uncontrollable Nervous Laughter
“My friend tripped over (purely by accident) the driving instructor just before her test. She laughed hysterically through her whole driving test” – Laura
2. They See Me Rollin’
“When I was taking my test I stalled on a hill, it rolled back a little, I cried, got out the car and just walked home leaving my instructor” – Danni-Lea
3. I Got Hit By a Parked Car
“I crashed into another car, I was doing so well before too with only 1 minor. I turned into a side road and I was a bit far over and so was the other car… luckily wasn’t too much damage lol” – Louise
4. Tis But a Scratch!
“Crashed into a stationary vehicle on a crash course. The examiner left me in the car alone with the bumper hanging off!” – Natasha
5. She took the midnight train going anywhere
“My school friend overtook a long line of stationary traffic waiting for a train at a level crossing.” – Charlotte
6. Third Times a Charm!
“The first time I failed, was failing to stop at a zebra crossing when someone was on it. Then the second time, I nearly ran over a cat” – Jasmin
7. Well…that escalated quickly!
“In my second test, my instructor said go straight over at the roundabout so I took that a little too literally and went straight over a curbed roundabout! Needless to say, I failed that test too.” – Kim
8. Driving Test Nightmares
“I drove past Gordon Ramsay and was so shocked I nearly ran over someone at a zebra crossing.” – Josh
9. Blinded by the light
“Pulling an emergency stop in the middle of the road when you mistake the sun for a red light” – Kyle
10. I’m not crazy, my mother had me tested
“I had the windows down and a bee flew in. I was attempting to back into the parking spot whilst also wildly swatting at the bee. I ended up diagonally across two spots with one wheel on the curb… and the tester hadn’t seen the bee. He thought I was insane…” – Sarah
If any of these stories or something similar has happened to you, you’re not on your own!
This blog is edited by a mid-30s mum with over 15 years of professional childcare experience. Now 9 years into motherhood and enthusiastic about finding great products and helpful solutions for busy families to make life more fun and easier too.
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