Pedestrian Crossings Do you know how many different types of pedestrian crossing there are? I imagine. You can probably name a few – Zebra and Pelican I guess – and maybe Puffin and Toucan? But do you know about Pegasus and Tiger crossings? This blog post is designed to help you distinguish between them and…

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We have got the all clear from the DVSA so we will be resuming training from April 12th, subject to the review on April 5th. Theory and driving tests will start again from April 22nd. As a priority we are in the process of arranging lessons for those with tests booked. We will then be…

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Hi – this is just a quick update on the question: ‘When can lessons re-start?’. The simple answer is, frustratingly, we still do not know! The route out of lockdown suggests April 12th but the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has yet to give us a definite date. We are reluctant to book any…

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We are delighted to be able to offer driving lessons in and around the Newton Abbot area. Once we are out of lockdown, Claire Craven will be available for you to book lessons. We are delighted that Claire has joined our team after qualifying as a fully approved driving instructor (ADI) last year. Claire has…

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Am I ready for my driving test?We understand that many learners (maybe all?) just want to pass their driving test as quickly – and cheaply – as possible. Sometimes this can lead to a learner going for test before they are completely ready, leading to higher levels of anxiety and stress than can naturally be…

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One of the most common questions we get asked as instructor trainers is regarding the relative benefits of choosing between buying or leasing a dual controlled car – should I buy or lease my instructor car? Our trainee instructors can start teaching learners of their own once they have completed a 40 hour training programme…

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***DRIVING LESSONS TO RESTART FROM JULY 4TH**  The government has given the go ahead for driving lessons to restart from Saturday 4th July. Whilst we are delighted that progress is being made to get learners back on the road, we were surprised at the suddenness of this announcement. To enable us to have as safe…

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One of the most common things we get told by anyone who comes to us for driving lessons is that they are very nervous about learning. This is a very natural feeling. Some people tell us they have anxiety issues when thinking about learning to drive which can be more than just being nervous. We…

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Covid-19 – an ideal time to prepare for the Theory Test! Because of the coronavirus situation you are not currently able to book a theory test – hopefully this will change soon as theory tests have been suspended until April 20th – although this date could be prolonged. But this is an ideal time to…

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