The DGN Driving Blog

The latest advice, guidance and driving insights from DGN to help you learn quicker, pass your test and become a better driver.

Post-Lockdown Driving Lessons: Keeping You Safe While Keeping You Moving

July 21st, 2020|

OK, so we’ve been back in the saddle for a few weeks now. Post-lockdown driving lessons officially restarted on July 4th and its been great to see so many students back behind the wheel. Not to mention many new faces. But we’re still getting asked a lot of questions about [...]

Driving Manoeuvres: When and Where to Practice

June 17th, 2020|

One of the things learner drivers get most stressed about when preparing for their driving test is manoeuvres. Whether it’s parallel parking or reversing around corners. Everyone gets the fear about something. And like it or not, the only way to get to grips with manoeuvres is to practice. So, [...]

What is a Driving Test Fail

May 21st, 2020|

One of the most common reasons for driving test fails is that the learner thinks that a minor error is a major and loses all hope. They might stall the car or bump the kerb in a manoeuvre and the panic and despair kick in. From then on, all concentration [...]

Thinking of Learning to Drive? 9 Questions to Ask Potential Driving Instructors

April 6th, 2020|

Learning to drive is a big deal. And choosing the right instructor can make a serious difference to your pass potential. Not only because their instructing style really does count. But because you’re going to be spending hours in an enclosed space with this person and you want to be [...]

Safety and the Art of Overtaking

March 12th, 2020|

It’s one of the most common driving manoeuvres, but overtaking can be daunting in the early days on the road. So, what do you need to know to start overtaking confidently and safely? Everything you need to know about overtaking safely What is meant by ‘overtaking’? Overtaking is the process [...]

Parallel Parking in Practise

February 10th, 2020|

Parallel parking is one of those things that can send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned of drivers. In fact, many people will go out of their way just to avoid it. But the problem for you is, if it comes up on your driving test, you [...]

Show Me Tell Me: What Can You Expect on Your Driving Test?

January 13th, 2020|

Vehicle Safety Questions – AKA Show Me, Tell Me – instil horror in a lot of learner drivers. You’re trying your best to get your head around the intricacies of actually staying on the road and now they expect you to know how to check your hydraulic brake fluid?! What [...]

Driving Licence: Tips for a First Time Pass

December 11th, 2019|

There’s no denying that when you’re learning to drive, passing first time is the ultimate goal. Who cares if less than half of all learners manage to achieve it? It’s you that we’re interested in. And you are phenomenal! You’ve got the skillz, man! But self-confidence doesn’t really count for [...]

Learning to Drive in Wolverhampton

November 11th, 2019|

So. You live in Wolverhampton and you want to learn to drive? You’ve come to the right place! Learning to drive here is just like learning to drive anywhere else. You need determination, concentration, and a really good driving instructor… Like I said, you’ve come to the right place! But [...]