Reasons People Fail Their Driving Test

Reasons People Fail Their Driving Test

Most of us who give a driving test think they gave their best. We may not notice but the slightest of errors can result in failure. A lack of planning and judgement can cause a candidate to commit mistakes. Apart from controlling the vehicle, you also need to be aware of what’s happening around you on the road. Being observant of your surroundings can help you act in time before you are awarded...

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Things to Keep In Mind When Buying Your First Car

Things to Keep In Mind When Buying Your First Car

After passing your driving test (yay!), you may start thinking of buying your own car. Buying a car is never easy, and purchasing a first one at that is downright daunting. It sounds exhilarating that you will finally have your own car but the smallest mistake in this important phase will ruin the elated feeling. A car is essential, but this endeavour is worth doing – and worth doing well. So...

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Driving Test Myths

Driving Test Myths

There are a lot of myths rotating about the much dreaded driving test. Driving instructors get asked a lot of peculiar questions about stories which aren't true! We are here to debunk some of these and to clarify these misconceptions. Myth: We are given more lessons than necessary The first common fallacy that people believe is that driving schools make you take more lessons than needed. This is...

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Casualties Caused by Young Drivers. Keeping Safe on the roads.

Casualties Caused by Young Drivers. Keeping Safe on the roads.

Road crashes contribute to the highest number of deaths of young people in the UK and worldwide.  According to the RAC foundation, one in eight of all road accidents involve a driver aged between 17 and 19; that is an alarming 11.9%. Despite the fact that this age group makes up only 1.5% of the total licensed drivers, the death toll is still high. Many people blame the reckless behaviour...

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Does all this new technology improve Road Safety

Does all this new technology improve Road Safety

Technological breakthroughs are being made in every sphere. Be it in the area of food or sports, these inventions help us make our lives easier. Same goes for driving; earlier, only ad campaigns were used to get the message across, now technological advancements are being used to prevent accidents. Manufacturers are trying to push down the number of road accidents that happen every single day....

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Tips for passing the theory test

Tips for passing the theory test

The theory test was made compulsory in July 1996 and from November 2002 the test was extended to include a hazard perception part. Later changes also included a case study part in the test. The theory test is thought to be easier than the practical test. However, the slightest of errors can get you a low score and cause delay in getting a license. The test incorporates two sections and the first...

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Things to consider when driving in hot temperatures.

Things to consider when driving in hot temperatures.

What things to check before you go When it is hot outside  the pressure in your tyre's will increase slightly, the changes should be minimal and won't affect the handling unduly but always make sure your tyre pressures are correct before you leave ensuring safety at all times. Make sure you have a sufficient amount of Oil in your car, as most commonly known it lubricates your...

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Best practices to pass your driving test.

Best practices to pass your driving test.

We all at some point or the other you would have had to take driving lessons or would be interested in taking driving lessons and giving your driving test. It can be a daunting experience for many. Some people pass the driving test in their first attempt, however many struggle to pass their tests in 3 or 4 attempts. We present you some quick tips to ensure that you can pass the driving test....

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Pros and Cons of Intensive Driving Lessons

Pros and Cons of Intensive Driving Lessons

Many people find it difficult to give weeks and months to driving lessons. Many find it difficult to take time out from their busy schedule and routine and fit driving lessons. Some people also want to take intense or crash driving lessons to be able to drive quickly and so that they get behind the wheels as soon as they can. Although, crash or intensive driving lessons can help equip you with...

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Advantage and disadvantages of learning to drive in an automatic car

Advantage and disadvantages of learning to drive in an automatic car

Many people choose to learn to drive in an automatic car. Whilst, it may carry advantages for those who already have an automatic car and/or would like to buy one for their use, it can also have disadvantages. It is important to weigh your options and give it due consideration if you would like to learn to drive using a manual or an automatic car. This article suggests a few advantages and...

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How to keep your composure on the driving test day

How to keep your composure on the driving test day

Has your driver instructor recently told you that you are all set for the driving test? Do you feel nervous and nerve wrecked thinking about the test day? Or have you booked your test already and are only days away from the big day! Driving tests can indeed be nerve wrecking. Holding a driving licence can mean a lot to so many people. But if you lose your confidence on the day, you may fail the...

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Pick The Perfect Driving Instructor in 5 Easy Steps

Pick The Perfect Driving Instructor in 5 Easy Steps

Every year in the UK almost 800,000 ‘unlucky’ people fail their driving tests and that number is only going to rise if the latest stats have anything to do with it. So when you decide to learn to drive, or perhaps switch your driving instructor, you should ensure that you make your new choice for all the right reasons. This short article will offer you 5 proven tips to help you pick the right...

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Learning to drive safely

Learning to drive safely

It is extremely important to make sure that you are a competent driver before you hit the road. It is not only important that you learn to drive safely for your own safety but also for the safety of other drivers and passengers on the road. Recent statistics suggest that road accidents are the biggest killer of young people aged 17-24. This is a worrying statistic and may suggest that whilst...

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How to become a driving instructor.

How to become a driving instructor.

So you may, or may not have thought at some point I could be a driving instructor. In this post we will outline some of the variables of becoming a driving instructor along with some benefits.   Criteria You must be 21 years of age or over and have held a full UK driving licence for at least 3 years. If you have had a disqualification from driving or have more than 6 penalty points on your...

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Common Driving Mistakes that can Damage your Car

Common Driving Mistakes that can Damage your Car

Driving can be very interesting when done in the right way. Whereas there are drivers who have driven for a long time and driving now comes second to nature for them, most new driver are still struggling to perfect their skills and in the process of doing so, they commit certain mistakes that are not only dangerous to their safety, but also to the safety of their cars. Be careful not to be a...

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Preparing Your Teen for Driving

Preparing Your Teen for Driving

It’s always the joy for every teen to own a vehicle or at least own a driving license. But the issue of teen drivers is very crucial and as a parent, before you buy your teenage kids a car or you let them drive your cars, it’s important that you prepare them both physically and psychologically for the driving experience. It’s not just enough to take them to driving schools and after that hand...

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Tips for Defensive Driving

Tips for Defensive Driving

Road accidents are always as a result of someone’s incompetency or carelessness on the road. It is a bare fact if all drivers were careful then there would be very minimal road accidents. But since this is a very hypothetical situation, you have to take care and always drive defensively so that you have the ability to literally spot accidents before they occur and avoid getting involved in them....

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Tips on how to pick a good driving school

Tips on how to pick a good driving school

It has become more than a necessity that one learns to drive in the modern world. This is because most people are tired of the inconveniences of the public transport and would love to have their own means to move around. But just like any other skill, driving skills must be acquired and they must be horned over time. The very first step of embarking on this journey is to enroll in a good driving...

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