At first glance your driver’s test can seem daunting. With so many variables to keep in mind…your driving test might seem scary. With our professional guidance, driving won’t have to be scary ever again.
Here are 3 tips that’ll get you licensed and on the road as quickly and easily as possible.
1) Use Your Eyes And Drive Defensively
To pass your driving test, you’ll have to prove to your instructor that you’re safe behind the wheel. The main factor behind staying safe on the road is to always look where you’re going.
The reason why texting and driving is so dangerous is because you can’t see the road. When you take your eyes off the road, you’re playing with your life. Vision is something that your instructor is trained to look at during your driving test.
Without your eyes on the road, you’ll stand no chance of passing your driving test. Avoid fidgeting with the radio, your phone or anything else that will distract your eyes.
Remember: When your eyes are on the road, you’re safe. When you’re driving safe, you’re that much closer to passing your driving test.
Everyone wins when you pay close attention to the road.
2) Drive Slowly: Pass Your Driving Test & Save Your Life At The Same Time!
Here’s one of the main reasons why people get into deadly car accidents: Speed.
Speed is a huge factor for deadly accidents on the road today. Driving is no joke; if you drive too fast you’re putting lives on the line. Driving too fast will also, automatically disqualify you from passing your driving test.
Here Are The Benefits Of Driving Slowly:
• You’re far more likely to pass your driving exam
• You’re far less likely to die in a car accident in the future
• You’ll save money by avoiding speeding tickets
• You’ll save money on gas
And many, many more!
Driving slow will impress your driving instructor and make it very likely that you’ll pass your driving test!
3) Practice Your “Stick Points” Before Your Driving Test
As drivers, we all have certain stick points we could work on. Before your driving test, make a list of all the things you could struggle with.
It’s normal to feel a little nervous during your driving test. Any problems you might have with driving could become highlighted under pressure. Remember to relax and focus on driving properly.
Here’s an example: Many people who’ve already passed their driving test cant parallel park properly.
Your stick point could be parking, reversing or even switching lanes. Whatever it may be, drill it before your driving test.
If you’ve ever trained in sports I’m sure you’re familiar with the famous saying:
“Drillers are killers”
This also applies to driving, not just sports!
Repetitions of safe driving habits will lead you to massive success on the road. Your driving instructor will definitely notice your practice as well.
Follow These 3 Simple Steps, And You’ll Do Excellent In Your Upcoming Driving Test
Make no mistake about it; despite all the glamorous advertising…driving is dangerous. If you’re a young person reading this message right now, understand that driving could be deadly.
According to Wikipedia, 1,225 people in Australia died last year while driving. Many of those deaths were unfortunately, from young people. As long as you always look where you’re going and drive slowly…you’ll be going great!
Passing your driving test with flying colours will be the first step towards safe driving for life.
Until Next Time,
Ian Watson’s Truck Driving School
1300 986 088