October 7, 2018

How long does it take to get a driving test?

With the waiting time for some urban test centres at an all time high, many people are unaware that they may have to wait for 3 months for a driving test. This means that if you look for a driving test today, unless you are v...

August 20, 2018

When driving, you will encounter pedestrians in different situations. Knowing how to deal with them safely is one of the many skills needed to be a safe driver and pass your driving test. There are different types of pedestrian crossings and each one has it's own rules...

June 10, 2018

Bigger roundabouts often scare learners. They shouldn’t though. With enough practice you will find that they are relatively easy to do.

Here are some tips to help you deal with them.

1. Know where you are going

If you know where you are going on a roundabout, it will make...

May 16, 2018

As part of the driving test, you will be asked two questions. One Tell me question before you start driving and one show me question which will you be asked whilst you are driving.

Can you fail on the show me tell me section of the test?

Getting the answers wrong on the...

March 2, 2018

As a driving instructor I think I hear this statement nearly every day. I often hear something along the lines of: “My cousin told me that he failed his driving test because the test examiner is only allowed to pass a certain amount of people then fail the rest. Is tha...

March 1, 2018

Can learners drive on the motorway?

As it stands, learners are not allowed to drive on the motorway until they have passed their driving test. This is a problem as it leaves a lot of new drivers without the experience of driving on the motorway.

The result is that a lot...

February 28, 2018

As you may have seen on the news or for yourself, there has been a lot of snow in most parts of the UK recently.

The obvious advice that we hear all the time is not to drive unless necessary. If you do have to drive in the snow/ice, here are some quick tips to help you...

December 30, 2017

It’s been almost a month now since the introduction of the Sat Nav into the driving test. Quite a few people were worried about this new feature.

Here are some of the reasons people were worried about using sat nav on their driving test:

  • Another thing to worry about

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December 26, 2017

Failing a driving test is not a fun experience. We have listed the top 5 reasons for people failing their driving tests in the UK in the hope that it will help you or someone that you know. So without further ado, here they are:

  1. Observations at junctions

  2. Use of...

December 24, 2017

In the journey to get your driving licence, the theory test is one of the hurdles you must jump.

The first mistake that a lot of people make when it comes to the theory test is lack of practice. For many, the idea that the theory test will be difficult does not cross th...

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