How to spot an illegal driving instructor

As you’d expect, you can’t just set up shop as a driving instructor by buying a car and some L-plates and taking out an advert in the local newspaper. The driving instruction industry is heavily regulated to make sure that driving instructors know what they’re doing and that the new drivers they teach turn out […]

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Learner driver insurance: how it works

Learning to drive is expensive, but one of the easiest ways of cutting the cost of learning is by getting in some private practice in your own car or a parent’s car. On top of this, private practice should will also allow you to build experience and confidence that much faster. The problem here though […]

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How the theory test works: part 1

So, you’ve got your provisional, you’ve swotted up on the Highway Code and maybe you’ve taken a few practice tests for good measure. You’re now ready to take your theory test! The theory test is divided into two parts. The first part of the theory test consists of a series of multiple-choice questions and the […]

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How to do a turn in the road

Occasionally, you’ll need to turn round and go the other way. You might have taken a wrong turn or you might have ended up in a dead end, and instead of driving for miles looking for somewhere to turn round, the easiest way is to turn round in the road, or a three point turn, […]

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Minor and major faults on your test

When it comes to taking your practical driving test, the chances are you’ll rack up a few faults. And while a few minor faults are fine – after all, nobody drives perfectly – if you notch up a major fault you’ll fail. So long as you don’t do anything daft you should be fine; however, […]

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