10 Ways Of Passing Your JPJ Road Test

What makes a candidate appearing for his or her Class D (car license) Fail?

So all those who aspire to Pass, should read this article very carefully.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to achieve your aim of passing and finally securing a Class D license.

In a practical test, there are about 9 – 10 things known as a “cardinal sins” or things that can bring about “instant” failure to you.

As an internal institute’s examiner, conducting the Q.T.I. or Pra Ujian, prior to your being tested by the J.P.J. authorities, for the very first time, I am divulging to you candidates, what these things are.

These are however based upon my own personal opinions.

Other instructors may or may not concur with me on this.

The choice is theirs entirely.

1) Obey the traffic lights.

Beating the traffic light will cause you to fail.

So, do not ever do this during the practical test.

2) Do not attempt overtaking a bus that has stopped.

During a test, do not attempt to overtake a bus which has stopped.

Unfortunately, many instructors fail to advice their students regarding this.

Potential test candidates have often had their tests aborted for doing this.

3) Give way to pedestrians.

Failure to accord “right of way” to pedestrians during a test is certainly something unforgiveable, which means an immediate failure.

4) Steering wavering (unsteady).

The inability to control the steering well, will inevitably cause you to Fail.

Therefore, you are advised to take enough lessons to ensure that you can handle the steering properly.

5) Overtaking at single or double line.

Absolute no overtaking should ever be done on such lines above.

It will mean a failure to you.

So, be patient. Remember, once again, no overtaking!

6) Forgetting to wear the seat belts.

Failure to wear seat belts is a definite failure.

You will lose 5 marks.

As 16 is the minimum amount of marks required to pass the road test, a 5 marks deduction will automatically bring you into the failure zone.

7) Engine dying off constantly.

A candidate who drives with an engine dying off too often, indicates his inability to control a vehicle.

This not only irritates the tester, but it also gives the tester a poor impression of your ability to drive well.

In tests, a candidate should ideally prove his confidence to be able to drive well.

8) Stopping at junctions.

You should be able to stop at a junction correctly.

First, stop approximately 2 meters behind the stop line.

Do you stop at the left lane, the right lane or the centre?

Brush up your ability to stop well and correctly at a junction.

This may very well be the gateway to securing your “P” license after all.

9) Using only one hand while driving.

This is one of the things that must never be done.

Not only is it dangerous, it goes to show your arrogance as a driver.

Doing this will definitely get you a failure that you very well deserve.

10) Do not come out of a junction if there are traffic from either sides.

To proceed out from a junction, with traffic approaching from either side, is not only dangerous, it tantamounts a driver being not careful and courting danger, thereby, inviting accidents.

This will be an instantaneous failure to you.

Even, if there is traffic approaching from one side only, do not move forward! Some testers are very particular about this.

They will not hesitate to fail you.

As much as I wish to assist you to get your driving license, there are certain rules and regulations, I have to abide with.

Certain words and terms are therefore eliminated from being used.

It is agreed, by doing this, the article has this become less effective.

For this, I wish to extend to all my readers, my sincere apologies.

As the saying goes, “My hands are tied”.

Although I’ve had to call a spade, an agricultural tool at times, it is urnestly hoped, the message however, has been able to get across, nevertheless.

Best of luck and may you be successful.

By | 2017-05-17T23:43:34+08:00 January 6th, 2010|Driving License|24 Comments

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  1. Lynn January 22, 2010 at 1:45 pm - Reply

    If the engine dies off 1 or 2 times during the test, does that mean he/she will fail?


    • Cikgu Yap February 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm - Reply

      Dear Lynn,

      Engine dies of 1 or 2 times during the test does not mean he or she will fail. However, if the engine stalls for too many times, the tester might fail the student because he or she is not able to control the clutch well.

  2. jen February 9, 2010 at 10:12 pm - Reply

    I already passed my driving test.I would like to ask about long does it usually take to get my ‘P’ license after the test?Does it take long?

    • Cikgu Yap February 11, 2010 at 12:14 am - Reply

      Dear Jen,

      “P” can be obtained 6 – 7 days after the test.

      • jen February 11, 2010 at 10:43 am - Reply

        Another question,after we passed our JPJ driving test,other than out photostated IC and L license and a picture,is there any other procedure to go through(e.g. sign a few papers or so) to make our license?
        Thank you for the info…

        • Cikgu Yap February 12, 2010 at 2:26 pm - Reply

          Dear Jen,

          In fact, there’s a Borang 1 you need to sign.

  3. Ms Roy Yusof April 16, 2010 at 4:58 pm - Reply

    Thnks for da tips, sir.. My JPJ Road Test is next week & am a bit nervous.. I only have 4 hours to learn wif my driving instructor & I dun think I can make it coz am a bit nervous on da road, huhuhu.. There’s a sum time not very long ago when da traffic lite turn red to fast & am juz a bit far than da line behide me.. My tutor said juz go on coz u juz passed da line.. Is it true, sir?

    • Cikgu Yap April 19, 2010 at 5:25 pm - Reply

      Try not to be nervous. If you have crossed the line and the lights turn Red, drive on carefully!

      Yes, your driving instructor is correct.

  4. Fara Hana April 22, 2010 at 11:00 am - Reply

    i just wondering..can i change my jpj test(place).. if can..do i need to inform the driving agency..or i can do it at the new driving agency..


    • Cikgu Yap April 22, 2010 at 4:11 pm - Reply

      You have 1st inform your previous institute to certify that you have been learning there. In the above letter, also state your intention to change venue of the test

  5. PcX July 8, 2010 at 1:12 pm - Reply

    Dear Sir,

    I have been scheduled for my driving test this coming monday. I read some of your blog and other sources from the internet that I have to take a qualifying test right? But my instructor didn’t mention anything about it. Is it a must to sit for it?

    • Cikgu Yap July 10, 2010 at 11:45 am - Reply

      You’re right. You have to take the compulsory internal test. I suggest you ask your driving instructor carefully.

      • PcX July 10, 2010 at 6:27 pm - Reply

        i asked around and most of my friends didn’t take at all??? they are from different centres.

  6. icekalt December 13, 2010 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    this coming week(monday) will be my jpj driving test. I’m just wondering if i can do a second test at weekend(saturday or sunday) in case i fail the first test. this is because i will start working at january and i have no time to do the test during the days(monday to friday). thx in advanced

    • Cikgu Yap December 14, 2010 at 4:01 pm - Reply

      Most institutes test once a week. Should there be any institutes which tests on other days of the week, then by all means, you can certainly test on those days.

  7. icekalt December 15, 2010 at 6:44 pm - Reply

    One thing just popped up in my mind. saturday is not a working day for government employee. That’s mean it is certain no JPJ test on Saturday, isn’t it? Although I hope that there is …

  8. shalu July 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm - Reply

    I have lost thousands of my money due to my liceace due to keep on falling.Now my liceance have expired totally i have to take all over. Im so sad with it as during my training i am a good driver all the trainer told me but during the test i failed to pass especially the parking.

    • Cikgu Yap July 17, 2012 at 12:43 pm - Reply

      It’s sad, but unfortunately some people face problems of passing practical tests, like yourself. Don’t give up. Persevere and I’m sure you will eventually get your driving licence one day.

  9. Sam August 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm - Reply

    Hi..would like of check with you..I have passed the undang on October last year and I have yet to attend any practical class..can I still go for the class now? I was told that I have one year to attend the class after passing the undang undang. Thank u

    • Cikgu Yap August 23, 2012 at 3:46 pm - Reply

      Your results last 1 year. Do your 6 hour theory class quickly.

  10. Izzah February 1, 2013 at 10:42 pm - Reply

    Hello Cikgu Yap, esok saya akan menjalani ujian QTI. Saya berdebar dan risau kerana skill kawalan clutch saya masih lemah, malah, saya mudah terlupa dan gemuruh jika memandu dengan instructor di sebelah.

    Pernah satu hari, saya ingin masuk ke arah kanan dan tersalah masuk gear, instructor menegur dengan kuat (seperti menyergah) menyebabkan saya hampir hilang kawalan. Adakah ini tanda saya masih belum layak untuk menjalani ujian JPJ yang sebenar?


    • Cikgu Yap February 5, 2013 at 7:15 pm - Reply

      Saya rasa anda lemah dan belum sedia untuk ujian praktikal. Jangan jalankan ujian lagi.

  11. yuyu June 30, 2013 at 1:32 am - Reply

    Hi Cikgu Yap.. saya dah mula ambil lesen memandu dari 4 tahun lepas,akan tetapi selepas 2 tahun yang pertama.. saya tak sempat ambil test jpj kerana pengajian dan terpaksa mula dari awal balik. Tahun sama saya accident dan jadi takut-takut untuk bawak kereta. tapi last2,saya kuatkan semangat jugak. Kemudian,minggu lepas saya akhirnya dapat jugak ambil test jpj last week.. Malangnya,dalam litar saya gagal di bahagian 3 pointer dan gagal juga di jalanraya. Lesen l saya pun sudah cukup 2 tahun 2 hari lepas. Saya sebenarnya rasa malu nak pergi kat tempat memandu..duit dan masa pun dah banyak kali habis.Rasa macam nak drive tanpa pedulikan lesen je~

    • Cikgu Yap July 2, 2013 at 5:41 pm - Reply

      Meskipun mempunyai banyak masalah, anda hendaklah teruskan mendapatkan lesen yang sah.

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