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.

Five More Ways to Prepare for Your Driving Test in Lockdown!

January 13th, 2021|

Well, here we are again. Another lockdown and more learner drivers looking for ways to keep the momentum going without access to driving lessons. Déjà vu, anyone? Back in November, we posted our top tips for getting test-ready while lessons were on hold. With a potentially longer lockdown ahead, we [...]

Top Five Driving Test Day Tips

December 7th, 2020|

Preparing for your driving test can be stressful. If it’s your first time, you don’t really know what to expect. If you’ve done it before (don’t worry, you’re not alone. In the last year, only 45.9% of driving tests received passes), you’ll be panicking that it won’t be your last [...]

How to Prepare for Your Driving Test in Lockdown

November 13th, 2020|

Here we go again! Lockdown 2.0 isn’t quite as bad as the original, and we’re already a full week in. But when you’re learning to drive any delay is frustrating. So, what can you do to keep your driving skills fresh while you’re waiting for your lessons to restart? How [...]

Tips for Driving Safely in Wet Weather Conditions

October 19th, 2020|

OK, so if there’s one thing we all know it’s that the UK gets a lot of rain in winter. And that can make driving a little scary. Especially for learner drivers and those who’ve just passed their test.  So, in this blog, we’re going to talk about the things [...]

How to Handle Roundabouts

September 15th, 2020|

When you’re learning to drive, it can seem like you’re facing one anxiety after another. If it’s not the initial fear of the road, it’s parallel parking, pulling out into traffic, or roundabouts. Where we teach people to drive in Birmingham and the surrounds, there are some great examples of [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the Driving Theory Test

August 18th, 2020|

It’s 24 years since the driving theory test began striking fear into the hearts of learner drivers. But while it’s always met with trepidation, it’s nothing that a little bit of preparation can’t handle. The driving theory test isn’t there to trip you up. It’s simply there to make sure [...]

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, [...]