Yippee I passed my FTT!! 😀
To be honest I wasn’t quite prepared because I didn’t read the Highway Code book thoroughly but I shall share some tips on how to pass!
- If you’re a school learner, register for e-trial tests. 3 sessions would be good enough to attempt all 10 papers (50 questions each).
- When I first enrolled into the school (CDC), the customer service lady registered 4 e-trial tests for me and she said that if I went for all 4, it is unlikely that I will fail my FTT. Fully agree with her!
- Only went for 3 sessions because I was late for one of it and decided to give it a miss.
- My first 2 sessions were back-to-back. I didn’t study at all; I just flipped through the Highway Code book 2 and paid attention to the words in bold (I assumed they were important and proved to be so).
- After the first 2 sessions, I made a mental note of those questions which I tend to get wrong and made sure to read up on those portions.
- Was late for my 3rd session so I gave it a miss and decided to brush up on my weaker areas.
- My weak subjects are:
- How the gears function and in what situation would you switch to which gears?
- Moving off and stopping
- Highway Code and right of way
- Traffic offences and their penalties (I couldn’t find this in the book and just googled the basics. This page is useful.)
- You would also want to pay special attention to these topics as they are frequently asked:
- Drink driving and its consequences
- Road signs and their meaning
- Definitions (centrifugal force, aquaplaning, skid, engine braking, tailgate, etc)
- When in doubt, always choose the safest (and sometimes ridiculously conservative) answer
- On my 3rd session, I made sure to finish the last 4 e-trial papers so that I would have attempted all 10 papers. #kiasuSingaporean I was happy that I managed to pass 3 out of 4 papers! #confidencelevelup
- For school learners, you get to register for 6 free e-trial sessions. Go ahead and book all of them if you’re not confident of passing.
Hope this helps and good luck ya’ll! 😀
Now I need to work on my practical driving.