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Driving Test Drogheda Dundalk droghedadrivinglessons.comTips for passing your driving test.

As your training progresses you will automatically develop this skill set.

Driving Test Feelings – Anxious, worried and stressful are just some of the feeling those facing a driving test encounter. Well hopefully the contents of this page will help you on your way. The hints and tips listed below may seem daunting, but with enough practice, they all  becomes second nature. 

Practice these safe driving tips to improve your skills

Get as much practice as possible, you cannot get enough before your driving test. Some drivers need more practice than others.

  • Stop the vehicle gently.
  • Start braking well ahead of where you must stop to avoid sudden movement.
  • Know where to stop.
  • Be aware of zebra crossings.
  • If your view is blocked at a zebra crossings, move forward carefully and look both ways before entering the junction.
  • Be sure your vehicle is in the correct gear.
  • Don’t grind the gears.
  • Steer smoothly at all times.
  • Accelerate smoothly.
  • Don’t rev the engine or make it stall.
  • Don’t coast to a stop.
  • Always obey the posted speed limits.
  • If needed, reduce your speed to adjust for existing weather, road, and other traffic conditions.
  • Remember to turn on your headlights if you need to use your windshield wipers in poor weather conditions.
  • Follow at a safe distance. Use the 3 second rule. Increase your following distance in bad weather or poor visibility.
  • Know what the traffic signals mean and obey them at all times.
  • Always use the proper lane. Turn from the correct lane into the correct lane.
  • Use your indicators and signal in plenty of time.
  • Check your mirrors frequently and keep an eye out for motorbikes..
  • Always look over the proper shoulder before making lane changes or pulling away from the curb.
  • Not everyone out there is a competent driver, so be vigilant of other drivers.
  • Anxious, worried and stressful are just some of the feeling those facing a driving test encounter. Well hopefully the contents of this page will help you on your way. The hints and tips listed below may seem daunting, but with enough practice, it becomes second nature. 
  • Practice these safe driving tips to improve your skills
  • Get as much practice as possible, you cannot get enough before your test. Some drivers need more practice than others.
  • Stop the vehicle gently.
  • Start braking well ahead of where you must stop to avoid sudden movement.
  • Know where to stop.
  • Be aware of zebra crossings.
  • If your view is blocked at a zebra crossings, move forward carefully and look both ways before entering the junction.
  • Be sure your vehicle is in the correct gear.
  • Don’t grind the gears.
  • Steer smoothly at all times.
  • Accelerate smoothly.
  • Don’t rev the engine or make it stall.
  • Don’t coast to a stop.
  • Always obey the posted speed limits.
  • If needed, reduce your speed to adjust for existing weather, road, and other traffic conditions.
  • Remember to turn on your headlights if you need to use your windshield wipers in poor weather conditions.
  • Follow at a safe distance. Use the 3 second rule. Increase your following distance in bad weather or poor visibility.
  • Know what the traffic signals mean and obey them at all times.
  • Always use the proper lane. Turn from the correct lane into the correct lane.
  • Use your indicators and signal in plenty of time.
  • Check your mirrors frequently and keep an eye out for motorbikes..
  • Always look over the proper shoulder before making lane changes or pulling away from the curb.
  • Not everyone out there is a competent driver, so be vigilant of other drivers.
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