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How to Drive Safely in Flood Conditions

If there’s one thing to be said about 2024 so far, it’s that it’s been wet. Very, very wet. The succession of named storms crossing the country have meant that a lot of areas have faced significant flooding. And the West Midlands is no exception. So, it’s a good thing for all new drivers to

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The Nine Most Dangerous Things to Avoid Doing When Driving

No one ever said that driving was without risk. It is, in fact, inherently dangerous. But you can take steps to make your driving experience as safe and risk-free as possible. That’s why it always makes sense to have driving lessons with a professional instructor. They will not only teach you how to drive, but

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Top Safety Tips for Driving in Snow

Much of the UK has already had its first snowfall for this winter. And if the forecast is right, we look set to have more over the next few months. While this is usually something for us all to get pretty excited about, it can make driving tricky. So, what do you need to do

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Can I Refuse to Demonstrate a Driving Test Manoeuvre?

When learning to drive, everyone has that one thing that they simply cannot do. It might be parallel parking or reversing around a corner. But every lesson you dread it coming up. Because no matter how many times you practice, you always end up clenching your jaw, sweating, and biting back the swear words. And

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How to Recover from Driving Test Errors

It’s easy to make mistakes when sitting your driving test. That’s why you’re allowed to make up to 15 minor faults during the course of your test. No one is expected to be perfect. The problem for many learner drivers though, is that once they become aware that they’ve made an error, panic sets in.

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Can I Pass My Driving Test Without Lessons from an Instructor?

There’s no getting away from it, driving lessons with an official instructor are expensive. And unfortunately, that’s unlikely to change any time soon. So, we understand completely why you might be considering your options. And what many people don’t realise is that there’s actually no legal requirement for learner drivers to undertake formal lessons with

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Are Driving Monitor Apps Any Good?

While learning to drive can be undeniably stressful for the person undertaking the lessons, there’s little doubt that the entire experience is worse for parents. And it’s even worse when your child actually passes their test. You know that you have to let your kids go and grow and learn, but… have you seen how

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How to Correctly Set Up Your Car’s Mirrors

Straight out of the gate on your practical driving test, your examiner will expect you to check your vehicle’s mirrors. If you do not check your mirrors properly or frequently enough, it can lead to a test fail. But in order to check your mirrors properly, you first have to set them up. So, how

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How Your Footwear Affects Your Driving

OK, so summer has properly started in the UK. June has been hot and humid. And July and August are apparently set to follow the same trend. It’s that time of year when fashion becomes less of a consideration than simply staying cool. And you’d be forgiven for break out your flipflops. But here’s a

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What Do You Need to Know About Blind Spots and Driving

One of the first things you’ll learn in your driving lessons is the importance of observation. Being aware of your surroundings is what will keep you – and everyone around you – safe. But it can be a difficult skill to master. Especially when it comes to checking your blind spot. Blind Spots and Driving

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