Nervous for driving test – here’s how you pass 

 April 15, 2016

By  Craig Beck

Nervous for driving testNervous For Driving Test?

Nervous for driving test? If you are affected by driving test nerves then the first thing to keep in mind is that you are not alone.

Driving test nerves have an effect on the majority of student drivers, the tremendous majority of who will ultimately carry on to successfully pass their driving test.

The next point to keep in mind is that you should not be taking your practical driving assessment until your Instructor thinks you are capable of passing. The professional thinks you’re ready. The expert thinks you’re competent.

Already you have a vote of self-confidence from somebody that make a difference.

Why do you feel anxious? Nervous for driving test? What consequences do you fear? Is it for your protection on the road? If it is then don’t fret, you’re in a twin controlled vehicle with a professional Driving Test Supervisor.

They know the best ways to handle you and any mistakes you may make.

Perhaps your nerves stem from the fear that if you fail your test you’ll let your loved ones down. Simple… Do not let them know what happened – or even that you were taking the exam today. Do what ever you need to take the pressure off.

Fear of Failing – Leads to Failing

In some people tests of any kind can create nerves and worry to rise. If this is you then put your driving examination in context. It’s a lot easier to retake a driving test than it is your school exams. The main loss of a failed driving exam is financial, numerous more sessions and the expense of a 2nd examination.

Nervous for driving test? Follow this advice and you will pass with ease!

Take your nerves on by accepting them. Nerves might be positive. They tell the body to release adrenaline which helps keep you sharp and centered. Use nerves to your benefit and they will increase your performance.

Turn the moment to your advantage. When are you at your best? If you’re an early morning person then ensure you schedule your driving examination for an am kickoff. If it takes you until midday to “wake-up” then ensure you schedule a p.m. examination.

Never reserve a driving examination during a period of time when you know other stressful occasions will be occurring.

Reach the driving test facility unhurried and at least 15 minutes before your test is due to begin.

Bank on the positive. Concentrate on your successes in life, not your failures.
As the examination day approaches ask yourself the following questions.

  • Do I feel nervous?
  • Do I encounter self-doubt?
  • Do I get butterflies in my belly?
  • Do I fear under performance?
  • Does my body tighten?
  • Do I feel prepped?
  • Do I look relaxed in body and mind?
  • Do I feel up for this?
  • Do I really need the w.c.?
  • Do I enjoy the test?

When you answer these queries, ask yourself why you have responded to it in that way and why you felt this way. If the answer is a detrimental, consider how you can change it, what you may do to reduce it in the future. Draw up a checklist of favorable and unfavorable thought and feelings about your driving, as this will assist you recognize parts of perceived personal weakness that need dealing with.

Craig Beck a master hypnotist and confidence coach has released a range of powerful hypnosis downloads that could help you keep your composure during the test. Nervous for driving test? You are not alone but if you download Driving Test Nerves you will have a powerful secret weapon in your camp.

Craig Beck

Craig Beck ([email protected]) is the author of several bestselling personal development books and audiobooks. 

Including Unleashed: How to love yourself more and unlock your full potential, available on Amazon, Audible and in all good bookstores.  

Craig is also a certified master practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming, hypnotherapy, timeline therapy and a highly in-demand international motivational speaker.

Craig Beck