So for the first time in my 13 years as an London ADI, I recently had a pupil pass their driving test with zero minor faults!
For the candidate this was a major achievement and shows that if you put in the correct amount of preparations and have a good instructor then passing the UK driving test should not be an issue.
Now while passing with no errors or at your 1st attempt is very good, it is important to note that this in itself is no sign of you being a better or safer driver than someone who passed with 15 errors or took many more attempts to get the DVSA pass certificate and a full licence. Many drivers once they are on their own develop many bad habits thinking that because they had a perfect drive with the examiner know everything or don't have to keep up the standard they exhibited on the test!
Passing the driving test is only the beginning, and it is what you do when you are alone that defines the type of driver you will become (Safe or unsafe). Everyday on UK roads there are road collisions that could have been avoided and lives saved if drivers stuck to the same standard that helped them get their independence!
Things like safe following distance (2 second rule), observations at junctions, using appropriate speed for conditions, overtaking safely, looking out for vulnerable road users including pedestrians should not just be for getting a piece of paper, but a way of life.
Don't be one of those people who passing the driving test becomes a death sentence rather than a celebration of freedom and independence.
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