Tips

As a business, we take the protection of our pupils’ information incredibly seriously, but we also understand that there is plenty of confusing information out there in relation to data protection, and how it applies to businesses such as ours. Because of this, we thought that we’d share with fellow driving schools the long, short […]

Now that winter is truly upon us, drivers need to make sure that their vehicle will be able to operate effectively regardless of what the weather is like. Coping with winter mornings and travelling long distances in poor and dark driving conditions is bad enough. But if you have not made adequate preparations then there […]

We all know that making a telephone call or sending a text when holding a mobile phone can be distracting and dangerous, but what about listening to music? Could it be that listening to music might be distracting too? So, the short answer to that question is “It depends”. That is because, drivers can experience […]

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No matter how comfortable you are driving in the UK, driving abroad is a completely different kettle of fish. In many countries – for example – they drive on the right, and they have different rules, regulations, road signs and expectations of how you should behave when you’re behind the wheel. Even the most competent […]

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Illegal driving instructors – what it means To put it simply, if someone advertises their services as a professional driving instructor, then they must be registered with and approved by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. This prevents ‘just anyone’ from saying they are an approved driving instructor. Specifically, section 123 of the Road Traffic […]

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Even if you’re not that bothered about the appearance of your car, you still need to keep it clean if you want it to retain its value. Keeping your car clean will also help to prevent corrosion. The best time of year to give your car a thorough clean is spring. Conditions in winter have […]

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We want to update you on the Government plug-in car grant changes which will be taking effect on 1 March 2016. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is a team working across the Government to support the early market penetration of ultra-low emission vehicles – Currently those vehicles which produce 75g/km CO2 or less. […]