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The first driving test attempt - Kimberley's story

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Kimberley Dodge

March 28, 2018

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In the run-up to the test, I was extremely nervous, as everyone is, but I made sure I was as prepared as I could be.

I’ve decided to share my first driving test experience, giving you my tips for calming nerves the night before, as well as how to stay motivated and determined to keep on driving.

**Spoiler Alert**

We all know that sinking feeling; everything you’ve been looking forward to, all the hard, time and effort you’ve put in all fading away in an instant. That was how I felt the day I failed my first driving test. As a self-proclaimed perfectionist, I tend to take failure pretty hard, but I refuse to give up.

Although I failed, the entire experience helped me to learn a lot, and now that I have been through it once already, I hope to pass next time around. See you all guys again when I take my second test attempt… with hopefully a better outcome!

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By Kimberley Dodge

'For me, driving means freedom. I passed my test a year ago and so I’ve been enjoying getting where I want, when I want. I’m now 18, so having my own car has given me a lot more independence: I no longer have to rely on the taxi of mum and dad!'  See more posts by Kimberley

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