If you are learning to drive, your initial experience with an instructor will have been during the day when conditions are less challenging. Knowing what to expect can help make that first trip out in the evening much safer and far more enjoyable. Continue reading
You might be surprised that learning to drive and taking that dreaded test is different depending on where you live in the world. If you’re fretting over the theory exam here in the UK or can’t get the hang of your hill start, give a thought to some other people taking driving tests in America, India or China. Continue reading
The moment you finally pass your driving test can be one of the best days of your life. Not only does it bring independence and freedom but a whole new world of brilliant road trips suddenly opens up to you.
If you want to take your car for a longer drive to celebrate becoming a fully-fledged motorist, here are some great places with breath taking scenery that are just a short hop away. Continue reading
To some it seems like an unnecessary expense, especially for those in their teens or early twenties who can usually find much better things to spend their money on. Learning to drive, however, can open all sorts of new opportunities and expand your horizons in ways you may not have thought of.
Not only are many employers nowadays looking for someone with a clean driving licence, the opportunity to just get in the car and ‘go’ is one of the most liberating experiences you can have. Of course, you may be able to do all that by cadging a lift off friends or parents, but it’s so much easier to grab your keys and start up the motor if you know how to drive and own a car. Continue reading
If you’ve just passed your driving test and are ready to hit the road, the next big challenge, if you haven’t already done it, is to buy a vehicle. Most people remember their first cars with fondness and for younger drivers it can mark the moment when they confirm going from a teenager to full blown adult. Continue reading
Before you can get you can get in a car and start taking driving lessons you will need to apply for a provisional driving licence. This gives you permission to drive a vehicle on UK roads under the supervision of either a qualified instructor or someone over 21 who has more than 3 years driving experience. It does not allow you to get in a car on your own and drive. Continue reading
There can be nothing more exciting for a teenager than when they first begin to learn to drive. For many parents it can also elicit a conflicting mix of pride and worry as they wonder how their son or daughter is going to fare behind the wheel and whether they will be safe. There’s also the question of cost and whether you are going to let them drive your car to help them learn. Continue reading
Failing a driving test is not the end of the world although it might seem that way at the time. While you will come away with obvious disappointment, you’ll also have a good idea of where you went wrong and where your weaknesses lie.
Once over the initial let-down, one option could be test rescue lessons where you can tailor your instruction to address particular problems that were raised by the invigilator. Ironing out these issues will not only make you a better driver but also supply the confidence to take on the challenge of your next test. Continue reading
There are a range of vehicles that are considered emergency vehicles on our roads and they come in a range of shapes and sizes and can include sirens and flashing lights. It is good to be aware of the types of emergency vehicles on the road and what to do if you encounter one. Continue reading
While we can’t guarantee that all our students will pass first time, we do have some tips and tricks to make that more likely. Here’s our guide to dealing with driving test nerves! Continue reading