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How to Complete an Emergency Stop

Although the emergency stop part of the car driving test, is being dropped as a necessary part of Guernsey’s testing procedure (only a third will be checked from August 2013.) Due to the view of the Environment Department, linking improvements in technology such as anti-lock braking systems. On the mainland of good ol’ blighty, you […]

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DSA Warnings On Over Paying

Learners Warned About Paying Too Much The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) have this week sent out warning s to learner drivers that they could be paying too much for their theory and practical tests. Many companies have set themselves up online as test booking agencies and are charging an administration fee for this. The theory […]

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How to Reverse Parallel Park & Bay Park [infographic]

Big thanks for this quality Parking Guide Infographic goes to T W White & Sons

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Don’t Drink and Drive!!!

Drink Driving  This is the remains of what was a learner car. Recently a young man and a freind decided they would go out drinking and then drove home. On the way back he lost control of his vehicle at speed and ‘T’ boned the parked Renault Clio. They eventually stopped 100 feet down the […]

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Driving Crash Courses

Driving Crash Courses Whilst the title is ironic it is one of the most used terms to describe an intensive driving course. So not wanting to break with tradition I will carry on using the term. Driving crash courses are becoming arguably the preferred way of learning to drive and it does give better results […]

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New Driving Licences Come Into Force 19/01/2013

New EU Driving Licence Now In Force  In 1903 the first driving registration came into force as part of the Motor Car Act which meant that for the first time ever you needed to register to be able to drive or steer a car. The rules changed a few times up to 1934 when the […]

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New Years Resolutions – Learning to drive

New Year Resolutions It’s that time of year when a lot of people are nursing a headache from a New Year party or realising that hey are skint until the end of the month. For some it means a time of change, something new in their lives or something they want to change. May be […]

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How to Parallel Park Your Car – 1 2 1 method

When considering a parallel parking manoeuvre you should always ensure the area you are going to park in is big enough and that there is no reason for not parking in it. For example; a broken bottle. Approach the gap and pull up passed the gap so that your passenger window is level the front/back […]

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Adequate Clearance – Passing Cars

If you meet parked vehicles hopefully you will be anticipating problems and have seen potential hazards from a distance. Look into the distance to see where the issues are.  When passing other vehicles it is very important to give adequare clearance. This is because you never know when someone is going to open a car […]

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How To Apply For A Provisional Driving Licence

In the UK you can only apply for a driving licence through the DVLA – Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority.  To start you will need to apply for a provisional licence which allows you to start to learn to drive and take the tests required, the tests are, Theory and Hazard Perception tests Practical tests […]

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