You Did What?! Funny Reasons Why People Fail Their Tests

  • Posted: 05-02-2016  In: Driving Tips

    Driving tests are notoriously nerve wracking, and at times, circumstances lead to the most skilled driver to fail the first attempt. At Driving Test Finder, we have put together a collection of some of the most hilarious reasons people fail their tests. Here they are:

    Queuing Behind Parked Cars

    “I seriously thought a line of parked cars was a line of traffic lights waiting to change. After 10 excruciating minutes of waiting, the instructor asked me to drive around the line of parked cars. It was embarrassing.”

    Driving On the Wrong Side of the Road

    “I drove out of the driving test centre on the wrong side of the road. To be fair, it was quite a narrow road. My excuse? I told the driver I had just come back from Paris and that I was so immersed in the culture that I had forgotten which side of the road to drive on.”

    Confused Between Left and Right

    “I turned right when the instructor told me to turn left and this happened twice. I told him that I had dyscalculia, which really affected my ability to distinguish between left and right.”

    Attractive Motorcyclist

    “A really handsome looking motorcyclist caught my eyes when I was driving and without realising I started driving towards him. The instructor had to pull up using the emergency brake as I nearly the guy on the motorbike. I then had to put the blame on the accelerator pedal. But it was perfectly fine.”

    Energy Overdose

    “I took my test when I was turning 18, the day before my final exam. I was studying like a mad man and had a fair number of energy drink cans. I turned up with my eyes wide open and twitching at the centre, hadn’t revised a word. I lost count of the minors but got 2 majors. “

    It Was the Movies

    “I failed my driving test because I really thought the standard way to overtake was to zip in and out of traffic just like in the movies. The only background knowledge I had about driving was taken from the movies. Looking back, I really see why it was so important to take all those lessons.”

    The Engine Didn’t Sound Right

    “I failed my manual driving test but was able to find an early driving test cancellations uk with your help. So I passed the next test with automatic car. I told everyone that I grew up sitting in automatic cars and didn’t like the sound of gears changing.”

    On a more serious note, starting off on the wrong foot means you might pick up on a number of bad habits along the way. If you failed your test, practice hard and get in touch with us to find an early driving test cancellation that fits your schedule.