Just failed my test. I'm really upset as I was driving around during my test just like I did in my last lesson, but managed to get almost 20 minors!!! And worst of all I thought I had passed due to my peformance being so similar to my lessons where I was told I was doing a really good job! Why were the issues I got failed on not highlighted??! for example, I got told to go round some corners very very slowly, in lower gears, and got several minors for doing this. I have now spent quite a bit of money and feel as though it has been wasted! The more I think about it the more I realise that my lessons were not very good. e.g. I was not told about the "show me tell me" questions asked on the test, luckily I knew about them already as I have done a bike test before, and we only looked under the bonet of the car 10 mins before my test!!! We also discussed when we would book my test, and as it was part of the groupon voucher I left the instructor to book it. We did not meet again for 2 weeks, and he booked it the day before we met again, therefore it was 2 weeks later than we had agreed, which was very frustrating. And when I challenged this he made excuses and told me there were no tests available at the time of booking.....a load of rubbish! Also, on one occassion the lesson was cancelled very last minute due to his personal reasons which I didn't mind as it was unavoidable, however no apologies were made and nothing was done to make up for the inconvienience (I was travelling quite a distance for the lessons, and was already at the place we usually met before he texted me, so I spent money getting there which was then wasted). After failing the instructor didn't really have anything to say, and I was then told I should just go and book my test straight away at the test centre, and that you can just book and retake it straight away. Both of these facts are a lie, you cannot book your test at the centre (online or on the phone only), and you must wait a clear 10 working days to have your test again (again I knew this from being told due to my bike test, but went in anyway to ask as the instructor told me to).
Overall I am very unhappy, failed my test, and cannot get my test booked in the time I have (as I am leaving the country next month). It seems like the instructor I had made it sound like he has had lots of successful students before and that he was very experienced, but now looking back I think that all of this was a lie. I know I will not be compensated for any of my wasted time and money, and would recommend people NOT to use Q driver.