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The Number One Reason for Failing your Driving Test

Saturday 20th July 2019

The DVSA revealed this week that the most common recorded Serious/Dangerous fault on the Learner Driving Test is ....

JUNCTIONS - OBSERVATIONS

This is simply meaning that on approach to or at a junction the learner failed to look carefully enough and act upon what they saw.

The reason Learners don't look carefully enough is often linked to the speed at which they approach the junction or they don't look at all until they at the line.

Junctions are not always easy, as parked cars and street furniture often obscure the view and if you are emerging from a minor road you have to take great care.

So, the best way to avoid faults of this kind, is to slow down your speed on approach and look earlier. If you are scanning the road ahead and making sound judgements you should comfortably deal with any junction. Remember when you emerge at a junction you shouldn't cause other road users to

SLOW DOWN, STOP, SWERVE OR SWEAR!