What can you do if you feel nervous about driving? Take care of yourself before you even get in the car. Make the car feel like a positive and safe space. Focus on the destination. Book more lessons – or take another test.
Why does my anxiety get worse when driving?
You might experience driving anxiety if you’ve recently been in an accident or if you worry about getting into a fatal accident. Some people have anxiety while driving due to generally being a nervous person. When this is the case, they can eliminate triggers, things in their life that are making their anxiety worse.
Is it normal to be anxious about driving?
It’s common for driving to trigger panic and anxiety in people. Just the thought of having to drive can make some people extremely anxious. For others, specific conditions may be particularly anxiety inducing, such as when a route involves crossing bridges or passing through tunnels.