Have you got your driving test soon? Are you feeling overly nervous about it? Well you’re not alone, but try not to worry. Nerves are something that we all suffer with from time to time, but unfortunately affect some people much more than others. In this blog, I will cover some really helpful information, tips…

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All drivers need to reverse their cars regularly, but it is something that many people struggle to perform accurately and, therefore, safely. As part of the UK Practical Driving Test you will be required to perform one reversing manoeuvre. This may be: Reverse Bay Park Forwards Bay Park (and reverse out again) Parallel Park Pull…

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show-me-tell-me

As part of the UK practical driving test you will be expected to know the answers to a series of questions. These are referred to as the Show Me Tell Me questions. The purpose is for the learner driver to demonstrate knowledge about basic car maintenance and controls. Show Me There are seven Show Me…

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Major changes have been made, by the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency), to the Practical Driving Test. The changes were implemented in December 2017 following trials lasting 2 years. They were designed to ‘make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving’ (www.gov.uk). DVSA state…

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From 4th June this year, Learner Drivers will be allowed to practice driving on Motorways for the first time ever. This is a fantastic opportunity for learners to gain valuable experience with an instructor, prior to passing their driving test and going it alone. Until now, the first time that many drive on these faster…

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driving on ice

This time of year can be extremely hazardous if the roads are wet or icy. Before starting a journey it’s important to think about what the condition of the roads may be. Ask yourself the following questions: Have you had to clear your car of ice before driving away? Are grass verges frosted? Are puddles…

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