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Old 03-30-2005, 02:36 PM   #1
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Question Going for my G, Advice?



Hey guys, im going for my G on April 1st at 3pm... in hamilton, you guys have any suggestions...go with the flow of traffic or drive 100km/h on the highway?
any tips would be nice, kinda nervous for it, ive been driving with two hands for 1 week now, its ****ing gay, haha, i always end up 1 handing it, my mom rented a 2005 Maxima for the week (worked out good) so im using that...

Wish me luck
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Old 03-30-2005, 02:51 PM   #2
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I remember when I did my G test, after I merged with highway traffic, he asked me to change lanes from the slow lane to the fast lane, I was doing 100 KM and naturally I had to speed up to get in the fast lane, In the fast lane I sped up to 120 KM to keep up with the traffic, so I told him I have to go back to the slow lane and I did and slowed down to 100/110 KM. He said I did the right thing.

So remember , sometimes he will test you to see if you will break the law ( like telling you to make a left, but its a one way street that goes only right), you have to make your own decisions in there, don't just follow his instructions like a robot.

In conclusion, I find it that if you show him you are comfortable driving, it makes the whole difference. Good luck man ! and remember to call your insurance for a rate reduction if you pass
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:05 PM   #3
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question: how do you book the test??
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:06 PM   #4
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^^^ call?
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:20 PM   #5
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^^^ call?
call who?? my g2 is expiring in august
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:24 PM   #6
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Go here to book it.
http://www.drivetest.ca/
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:31 PM   #7
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I remember when I did my G test, after I merged with highway traffic, he asked me to change lanes from the slow lane to the fast lane, I was doing 100 KM and naturally I had to speed up to get in the fast lane, In the fast lane I sped up to 120 KM to keep up with the traffic, so I told him I have to go back to the slow lane and I did and slowed down to 100/110 KM. He said I did the right thing.

So remember , sometimes he will test you to see if you will break the law ( like telling you to make a left, but its a one way street that goes only right), you have to make your own decisions in there, don't just follow his instructions like a robot.

In conclusion, I find it that if you show him you are comfortable driving, it makes the whole difference. Good luck man ! and remember to call your insurance for a rate reduction if you pass

awesome, i totally forgot that the fast lane is only meant for passing, and not for driving, so ill have to scoot back to the slow lane after, u saved me there, and yeah they always throw curve balls just to test u

im turning 21 in a few months so with my G and my age my rates should drop hopefully
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Old 03-30-2005, 05:08 PM   #8
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shit your pants right when the instructor gets into the car, hopefully the smell will be so bad that he/she will just leave and give you your slip
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Old 03-30-2005, 05:13 PM   #9
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I have never had or heard of the Instructors "throwing curve balls" or telling people to do illegal things! thats ridiculous.

And as for driving with two hands - whats so gay about that? All the performance driving schools teach you to do that. And most race car drivers do it too! lol its just makes for a better driver.
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Old 03-30-2005, 05:26 PM   #10
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I have never had or heard of the Instructors "throwing curve balls" or telling people to do illegal things! thats ridiculous.

And as for driving with two hands - whats so gay about that? All the performance driving schools teach you to do that. And most race car drivers do it too! lol its just makes for a better driver.

not saying its gay, but when uve been driving with 1 hand for 5 years approx. its a real change , alot harder to shift with two, not as fast i find it annoying at times, taking the automatic for sure
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Old 03-30-2005, 05:28 PM   #11
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up yo 41 mistakes...you'll do fine hah
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Old 03-30-2005, 05:29 PM   #12
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the only advice I have for you is this

ACCELERATE ON THE ACCELERATION LANE AS YOU ENTER THE HIGHWAY. IF the highway is moving fast, and speed is 90, you should be going at least 90 to 100 when you merge.

He will make you switch to the center lane, then back to the right lane. Up your speed if you can. Try to stay within the vicinity of the speed limit but also that of the traffic. Its unlikely that the lanes you will be in you will have to worry about flow of traffic moving more then 110.


Also, be confident, dont act nervous. you should be good to go.
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Old 03-30-2005, 06:15 PM   #13
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Yes, ACCELERATE when your merging into the highway!!! Dont be scared or nervous not to push the car a little... also, when your leaving the highway, slow down gradually to the suggested speed limit. Dont just hit the brakes and suddenly go from 100 to 60km/h or whatever
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Old 03-30-2005, 06:23 PM   #14
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Sounds good! I'll have to go get my G before my 19th birthday, so I can at least have 1 beer and not have to worry about RIDE. ****, I'm a big guy, and 1 beer doesn't do anything to me anyway.

Good luck on your exam!
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Old 03-30-2005, 06:57 PM   #15
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The yellow signs on the on and off ramps are just suggested speeds, always make sure to keep checking your mirrors, and do the right left right (or left right left) check when you go through intersections.
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