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Reasons why people fail their driving test

Driving tests – The DVSA has published details of the main reasons why people fail their driving test. Try to make sure you avoid these so that your first test is your last one! The link to the DVSA site is: http://goo.gl/r4rViK These reasons have remained remarkably static for the last 10 years. Each year there…

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Learners on Motorways – an update

Learner drivers on motorways – it is now just over two months since learner drivers were allowed to drive on a motorway – but only with a fully approved driving instructor in a car fitted with dual controls. There was a lot of discussion on various sites regarding this prior to its introduction. Opinion was…

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Learners on Motorways

As from Monday 4th June learners are allowed to drive on motorways – but only with a fully qualified approved driving instructor (ADI). There has been a lot of controversy over this and some of the general public have concerns. However, we believe this to be a very positive move in contributing towards road safety.…

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Using a Sat-Nav while driving

The changes introduced into the driving test last December include the use of a sat-nav for the independent drive part of the test. The examiner will produce a sat nav with a pre-programmed route for the candidate to follow for around 20 minutes. This will allow for a better assessment of driving independently on high-risk…

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The New Driving Test – Update

Are you aware that the driving test is undergoing a few changes from December 4th 2017? The main changes are: The independent driving section is changing from around 10 minutes to 20 minutes so it will now take up roughly half of the test. However, the reversing manoeuvre you will be asked to do on…

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The New Driving Test

Driving Test Changes for 2017 There are changes proposed to the practical driving test which are due to be implemented sometime in 2017. The exact date is yet to be announced but it is likely towards the latter part of the year now. The changes centre on the use of satnav technology and what are…

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Ways to reduce your fuel bill

How to reduce your fuel bill by up to 25% I’m sure you would like to know how to reduce your fuel bill, possibly by up to 25%. Fuel prices are something that can have a big effect on your finances, good or bad. At the start of this year the price of a litre…

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Choosing a driving instructor

How do you choose a driving instructor? Choosing a driving instructor: A rather worrying article has appeared in the Observer this weekend about a company called Drive Dynamics. (see the link below). This company has stalled on providing driving lessons. It also failed to refund many of them when they asked for their money back. So…

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