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New driving test 6 months on

It’s now been 6 months since the introduction of the new driving test and figures show that there has been a small reduction in the pass rate of 1.4% from 46.8% last year to 45.4%. This however is expected to increase once candidates and instructors become more familiar with the new test and how it’s […]

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New driving test update

Following up on our last blog on the new driving test which comes into force on the 4th December, we have now fully implemented the changes into our training program. All Begin Driving instructors have sat nav in place and our lessons now cover all the new features of the new test. If you have […]

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Test pass rate

The current practical test pass rate is about 47% and the most common reasons for failing the test are 1.  Observations at junctions – ineffective observation and judgement. 2.  Reverse parking – ineffective observation or lack of accuracy. 3.  Use of mirrors – not checking or acting on the information. 4.  Moving away – poor […]

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