Top 25 Mistakes Made during the Singapore Driving Test
On the right, you can find a table of the top 25 mistakes made by 100s of Singapore driving test takers from my research.
This is a very useful table that shows you where you are likely to go wrong – do learn from others’ mistakes and avoid them.
If you would like the FULL list and frequency of the 58 mistakes test takers make, do download the PDF below.
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Top 25 Singapore Driving Test Errors
Misc (26), directional change (22), parallel parking (19), vertical parking (15), crank course (7), s-course (3)
|2||Fail to check blind spot/incorrecct||74|
|3||Fail to confirm safety||63|
|4||Mount kerb |
Directional change (15), misc (15), crank course (5), parallel parking (3), vertical parking (3), s-course (1)
|5||Fail to check mirror||41|
|6||Turn steering wheel while vehicle is stationery||40|
|7||Fail to use appropriate gear||39|
|9||Change lane abruptly||37|
|10||Delay in moving off||34|
|11||Improper turning (wide turn, sharp turn, incorrect turn)||30|
|12||Incorrect braking technique||29|
|13||Cause other vehicle to slow down or take evasive action||24|
|14||Fail to slow down when approaching road hazards||23|
|15||Fail to use engine brake||17|
|16||Veer off course||17|
|17||Fail to look out for pedestrian||16|
|18||Speed too slow||16|
|20||Fail to keep left (road hogging)||13|
|21||Fail to signal||13|
|22||Cause inconvenience to cross traffic||12|
|24||Incorrect technique for ebrake||11|
|25||Proceed on amber light/blinking green arrow||11|