I Failed My Drivers Test

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Doing The Driving Test For The First Time

    I've been driving for a year and two months now. My first instructor had a tendency to yell at me. I didn't know why I was always stalling at a junction. He kept asking me "What did you do wrong there?" I stuck with him until December and he didn't call me back after that...
    arcenciel arcenciel
    22-25, F
    Sep 28, 2013

    I took my drive test today.

    Here where I live, you have to do everything right especially parking and going reversing/backwards. I was doing everything fine even though my examinator was the worse, he basically fails almost everyone and he was making up thing (like not paying attention to the other cars) I...
    KIIKZZY KIIKZZY
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2013

    You Can Read My Blog From Sept. 22nd If You're Interested In It..

    if not, here's a short version: My biggest mistake was that curbstone. (While parking in) A friend of mine ignored a person that wanted to cross the street (and you have to let them pass in Austria, when they use the zebra), and didn't stop at a stop sign and got the license...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2008

    I actually was not nervous

    until I saw the lady that was testing me. She was a big woman that did not speak proper English. She automatically started to talk to me in Spanish and I replied to her with 'I'm sorry?' And then the first thing she tells me is 'there is no reason to be nervous, we came here to...
    rosesrthebest rosesrthebest
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    Driving Anxiety- A Story Of Success And Failure

    When I took the driving test for the first time, I was so nervous that I couldnt focus. The DPS officer I was with failed me because I was speeding without realizing it. I was heartbroken. Admittedly I cried. The second time I went, I prayed. I had a theory(I am interested in...
    haloandspaz haloandspaz
    16-17
    Aug 23, 2012

    One Minor Fault is actually Four!

    Driving too fast? Fault. Driving too slow? Fault. Driving any way that could possibly cause some kind of inconvenience to anyone, even if it is just hypothetically? Fault. What happens is they get you to read a licence plate and that's fine, they'll ask you a question...
    Dexagon Dexagon
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 4, 2010

    I took my divers test literally 20 minutes ago

    and I failed. I feel horrible even though my Procter was some what of a ****. I'm not saying I should have passed based on my performance but I was nervous as hell and was like having a mini panic attack inside.
    rottweilerlover rottweilerlover
    18-21, F
    Jun 19, 2014

    Why Are Cars So Important?

    I thought I wouldn't like driving since my coordination sucks. I only learned to ride a bike at age 9 and tied my shoelaces at age 10. I actually liked driving but I failed today since I couldn't reverse park or parallel park well enough, which I honestly never took to practicing...
    matrixportal matrixportal
    18-21, M
    Jul 13, 2012

    It Was My Fault, Simple As That!

    i drove straight through an unmarked croos road which is an automatic failure, fair enough! thing is, if an unmarked crossroad is so dangerous, why don't the council just mark them! it wasn't like i was driving in the middle of no-where! i was driving through a housing estate...
    dannyritzpatrick dannyritzpatrick
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Sep 4, 2009

    So Close...

    I took my driving test this morning, after more lessons than I care to remember. It was going so well at first and I was genuinely confident that I could pass it, which is unusual for me. However, last week I was hit from behind at a roundabout and I am still uncertain at busy...
    KCfromKC KCfromKC
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    I'm 18 years old and have

    yet to get my license... On top of being homeschooled it has taken a majorr toll on my social life, the reason being is bc my mom didnt let me practice driving often bc she didn't see a need for me to have a license when she finally agreed to take me to take the test and renew...
    kelsleebee kelsleebee
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    Paranoid Much?

    So apparantly, when you come across train tracks (with traffic lights), you're supposed to stop the car, get out, look both ways, put your ear to the ground to listen for approaching trains, and then drive over the tracks at half a mile an hour. I'm only slightly bitter about...
    KC91 KC91
    18-21
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2010

    Yeah I failed my drivers test twice

    before I passed. And keep in mind that the third time I only passed because the lady testing me was the chillest person ever and felt bad for me. To whoever failed their drivers test, don't worry. It'll come eventually. Whether you fail twenty times or not, as long as you...
    immmmmmmmmm immmmmmmmmm
    18-21, F
    Nov 2, 2015

    Three times but today it turned out fourth time

    was the charm. The first time, I was just plain unprepared and didn't really want to drive. The road they did my driver's test is very quiet and low traffic but I still somehow managed to cut off an oncoming vehicle coming onto the road. The second time, the instructor was...
    JerseyBoy16 JerseyBoy16
    16-17, M
    Mar 11

    I Failed My Driving Test 6 Times

    I just turned 30 and still trying to get my driver's license. Ok,here is my story, I moved to Pittsburgh in 09 from the Philippines, that time I didn't have any reason to drive,my husband pick me up and drop me off at work, we don't have small vehicles that I can practice on too...
    jillianamber82 jillianamber82
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 6, 2012

    Wrong Way Driver- Oh My!

    Soo.. Today I took the driving road test for the first time today. I did everything really well! I parallel parked, did a turn about, and everything! It was going good until the last turn of the test. Somehow, I turned too sharp in front of the median, and I turned onto the left...
    curlicarly curlicarly
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2009

    Yeah.

    But I've only failed it once so far. I take is again on Sept. 18th. Why bother saying this? Because I need more experiences for my profile and I figure that at least one of these experiences should have a story... at least on my first day here.
    AmazingKai AmazingKai
    16-17, M
    4 Responses Aug 4, 2009

    My Driving Test

    I got an unfriendly examiner whose name is Anna. She likes failing people. First time she failed me becoz I slowed a huge lorry by turning left quickly in a busy junction and when she came for the second time also,I felt very nervous,I was upset on seeing her and I started the...
    lakshmiramesh lakshmiramesh
    31-35
    1 Response Nov 2, 2012

    My Test

    When I was 18, you had to take the written exam in front of a DMV worker. They would ask you the questions and you would have to answer them . The lady that stood before me was awful. She was mean and very impatient. I remember her asking me about a symbol for a road sign (To...
    Blueeyedaquarian Blueeyedaquarian
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 4, 2010

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