The Importance of Maintaining a Vehicle

I’m on the island of Koh Chang in southern thailand, close to the Cambodian border. It is one of the hilliest islands I’ve been to and one where I’m noticing many a juddery clutch on the vehicles. It has its charm, this island which has a national park laying at its heart. The winding roads take steep turns and the valleys during monsoon can be covered in water. I’ve already … Read more

Mr Drilon passes his driving test in Hornchurh 1st time

Mr Drilon passed his driving test in Hornchurch 1st time with his driving instructor Felix Dibie this week after a series of driving lessons in Hornchurch. Both the pupil and driving instructor are local lads to Hornchurch which was an obvious bonus but still and excellent drive was given to get a 1st time pass. Many Congratulations! Felix is available for hourly driving lessons in Hornchurch, Rainham and Tilbury areas … Read more

Olivia Elliott Passes her driving test in Southend on Sea

Whoop! Whoop! The very lovely Olivia Elliott passed her driving test yesterday in Southend on Sea (Essex) with her driving instructor Nick Freeman after an intensive driving course. Olivia put in an outstanding drive with very few minor driver faults and is now out avoiding the rain in her car. Nick said “Olivia was a great pupil taking in everything I taught her but had a great attitude which meant … Read more

Standing on the Parapet Overlooking Bangkok

I’m standing on the parapet of the skytrain in Bangkok. I look down to the traffic below and attempt to look for order in its chaos. The driving in the city reminds me a little of what it’s like to drive in London and yet there are some subtle differences in our culture, which make me feel so much more secure. U-Turns into oncoming traffic are usual here – in … Read more

Passed Pupil- Ethan Montague- Lee on the Solent

Passed Pupil- Ethan Montague- Lee on the Solent Ethan Montague passed his test today in Lee on Solent with instructor Paul Matthews. Ethan completed a 35 hour “Classic” course and achieved his first time pass. Keep practicing what you have learnt, stay safe and enjoy your driving!!

Passed Pupil- Kobbii Nyarko- Lee on the Solent

Passed Pupil- Kobbii Nyarko- Lee on the Solent Kobbii Nyarko has passed his test today in Lee on Solent with instructor Paul Matthews. Kobbii had a great drive remembering everything he had practiced. Well done Kobbii, hope you enjoy your driving and do well on your intended motorbike test !!

Working As An ADi With APass4U Nationwide Ltd

A little history to start. APass4U Nationwide is an Essex based driving school which started and remains a family run business with 4 members of the family working in the office to ensure things run as smoothly as they can. The business was started by Tony Mihill who has been an ADi for 17 years and Tony will always tell you that as he has spent time on the road … Read more

Passed Pupil- Vicki Long- Portsmouth

Passed Pupil- Vicki Long- Portsmouth Well done to Vicki Long who today passed her test in Portsmouth with driving instructor Paul Matthews. She had a great test drive amassing 1 minor fault right at the end of test. The examiner said “Thank you for that drive Vicki, it was very enjoyable”. Congratulations Vicki, keep up the good driving and enjoy the roads!!!

The Thing About Multi-Storey Car Parks

Here’s the thing. The multi-storey car park in my home town, I have always thought of as a bit of a challenge. Like climbing the Eiger mountain. A challenge which I didn’t understand. For many years I balked at driving up the whirly-gig circular ramp,going round and round, rising ever higher above the town – as I didn’t know how to do it. Sounds silly doesn’t it but that’s the … Read more

Passed Pupil- Keisha Durdey- Portsmouth

Passed Pupil- Keisha Durdey- Portsmouth Keisha Durdey has passed her test today in Portsmouth with instructor Paul Matthews. She had tried hourly lessons previously but decided to change to an intensive course, doing the 20 hour Waverly. It was an enjoyable few days resulting in a first time pass with 3 minor faults. Well done Keisha, great effort achieving your pass, be safe and enjoy driving!