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You will recall a couple of months ago we covered the new driving test that is came into force on Monday the 4th of December. For a quick recap, here is the previous blog entry. At the time there was a limited amount of information available on how the new test would be run and […]

December will see new changes to driving tests brought in by the Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency. The changes are being introduced to help new drivers learn the skills they need to help them stay safe on the road. Applying to car tests only in the first instance, these changes come into effect on Monday […]

Learning to drive is, for many, essential but it is also an exciting time for the younger generation. However, the increased expenses that come with being a new driver are making it quite difficult for youngsters to start driving. A major expense to consider is the often prohibitive insurance premium which new drivers need to […]

Although winter brings hazardous road conditions, did you know that it is actually the summer months that are the most dangerous to road users? We commonly apply caution during the winter months to cope with icy roads, damp conditions and fog but we often assume summer driving is much safer.

Research conducted by the DVSA has indicated that more than half the drivers that currently use the road make use of satellite navigation devices. Consequently, the decision has been announced to integrate sat nav skills into the driving test. From the 4th December 2017, learner drivers being examined for a licence will have to show […]

Highway Code rule 146 seems to be one of basic common sense. But is it really? Because this rule covers a broad range of possibilities and the interpretation of adapting the way you are driving under certain road conditions can be different for everyone, this rule is open to interpretation. In fact, the way two […]