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Old 13-06-2018, 04:21 PM   #1
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The driving theory test how did you score?

So I just took the DVLA online theory test … good for a giggle and I scored scored 43 out of 50 which is the minimum to pass I believe. I surprised myself that I passed TBH !
No revision at all and all answers based on my ahem,… many years of driving experience. I completed the test in around 15 minutes but couldn't have scored higher taking longer.
Best question was, what should you do with a used car battery ? one of the answers you could choose was … bury it in the garden have a go …. And try the hazard perception test too.

http://www.safedrivingforlife.info/t...ctice-test-one
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Old 13-06-2018, 04:56 PM   #2
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Old 13-06-2018, 04:59 PM   #3
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Just tried it and was very surprised to get 47!
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Old 13-06-2018, 05:09 PM   #4
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Just done it and got 46 out of 50.

When I did my test it was out of 35 and I got 35 out of 35

At the time Hazard Perception was quite new but got through it all first time.
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Old 13-06-2018, 05:12 PM   #5
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47 for me also
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Old 13-06-2018, 05:29 PM   #6
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49 out of 50... I had a question about how long to allow a burn to cool... I have a feeling I got that wrong (and "man up" wasn't an option )


EDIT: I got a roundabout sign wrong. I selected "Mini Roundabout Ahead" rather than "Roundabout Ahead"
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Old 13-06-2018, 05:47 PM   #7
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48 out of 50, well chuffed. It has been 31 years since my driving test and in those days there wasn't the theory test.



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Old 13-06-2018, 10:07 PM   #8
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49 out of 50 so not bad for someone who passed a long time ago (and passed a motorcycle test when the examiner stood on the street watching you go around the block )

Like another poster the question that got me was the one about how long to cool a burn for. Really? I feel a lot safer knowing that the youth of today will know how to treat my burns when they have crashed their fuel spilling banger into me.
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48/50 for me.

I too don't understand the relevance of the burns question - took me back to Home Economics GCSE for a second or two.
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I got 47.

31 years since I passed my test!! Few guesses in there, got the burns one wrong too!!

Not sure if it's just me cos I'm getting old and grumpy but I thought a lot of questions were unnecessary and nothing to do with safe driving. Also quite a bit of 'common sense' in there too!!
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