Embarrassing, yet funny driving test fails in the UK – The ability to hop in your car without your instructor is a moment of euphoria. Well once you pass your driving test of course. Around 52% of the UK’s driving test takers fail their test on their first try! There are many reasons teenagers fail their driving tests. It could be poor weather, nervousness, hesitation, not looking at your mirrors, or it could even be the most ridiculous, hilarious one in a million reasons why a person failed that day. And that 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.
Preparation is key. 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.
But hey, over half of the teenagers fail, that helps to remove some pressure, right?
[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.
They See Me ‘Rollin’.
“When I was taking my test I stalled on a hill, it rolled back a little, I cried, got out of the car, and just walked home leaving my instructor” – Danni-Lea.
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.
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.
She took the midnight train to go anywhere
“My school friend overtook a long line of stationary traffic waiting for a train at a level crossing.” – Charlotte.
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.
Well…that escalated quickly!
“In my second test, my instructor said to 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.
“I drove past Gordon Ramsay and was so shocked I nearly ran over someone at a zebra crossing.” – Josh.
Blinded by the light
“Pulling an emergency stop in the middle of the road when you mistake the sun for a red light” – Kyle.
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!