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Here are the facts and figures:
The pass rate in Britain is 45.8 percent. Men have a statiscally higher chance of passing the driving test than females, but also more males took the driving test.

If you fancy taking a holiday and taking your driving test at the same time, then we recommend that you go to Yeovil in Somerset. It has a whopping pass rate of 64.29 percent! But the lowest pass rate award goes to Erith (London) which is at 30.5 percent.

If you need help passing your driving test and you live in our area, then get in contact with World Driving, it's what we specialise in!

If you are going to fail your driving test, (hopefully not) then there is a good chance its going to be for one of the following most common reasons. So here it is, the 'Top 10 UK Driving Test Faults'. Please avoid them!

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1. Observation at junctions.
Example of faults: ineffective observation and judgement.
2. Use of mirrors (change direction).
Example of faults: check your mirrors before changing position.
3. Control (steering).
Example of faults: swinging out wide or erratic steering.
4. Junctions (turning right)
Example of faults: position properly without cutting the corner.
5. Response to signals (traffic lights).
Example of faults: not going when you have a filter arrow or not reacting correectly to an amber traffic light.
6. Moving off (control).
Example of faults: rolling backwards or swinging out wide.
7. Positioning (normal driving).
Example of faults: too far or close to the kerb. Not keeping in position on a roundabout.
8. Move off (safety).
Example of faults: not checking around including blind spot before moving off.
9. Reverse park (control)
Example of faults: bay parking outside of the lines. Hitting the kerb when parallel parking.
10. Response to signals (road markings).
Example of faults: driving over solid lines. Not following directional arrows.

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