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Practical Driving Tests Update

Throughout these tough times, there have been many changes to the way in which you learn how to drive in the UK from booking practical tests to wearing face coverings. The newest change comes in the form of what you must take with you when arriving at a test centre before taking your practical driving […]

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Theory & Practical Driving Tests to Resume – But What Can You Expect?

Last week the UK Government announced that driver training and theory tests will restart on Saturday 4 July 2020 in England, with practical driving tests restarting from Wednesday 22 July 2020.

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Changes Are Coming to Our Theory Tests

Have you been looking to learn how to drive but have been struggling to pass your theory test? Well, today is your lucky day!

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Videos of the New ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ Driving Test Questions

In December 2017 there will be changes to the “Show me, tell me” part of the UK driving test. The questions you can be asked, and how you’ll be asked them will change. During the test, examiners ask the pupil two vehicle safety questions – known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. Currently, both […]

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Hesitation… It’s Not What I Need

Popping up to Lakeside – our local out of town shopping centre, my husband couldn’t help but comment a couple of times on my lane changes. Once a driving instructor, forever a driving instructor! Hesitation… It’s what happens to me when I’m not sure when is the right time to move into the faster lane […]

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Its Not All About the Cost!

The last couple of weeks in our household have been a bit of a blur. Partly through life just being very busy but also due to a car accident or two in the family! Let me talk about the big one. My son had been away in Wales for the weekend and on his return […]

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Get Ready For Changes to UK Driving Test in Dec 2017

In Dec 2017 there will be four main changes to the UK Driving Test: 1. The independent driving part of the test will increase from 10 to 20 mins 2. Following Directions from a Sat Nav Only an Examiner provided Sat Nav can be used They will set up the Sat Nav and route You’ll be […]

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The Triumphs and Traumas of Being a New Driver

As I waved goodbye to my daughter, she began the long drive from Southend back to Bournemouth. It all seems to have gone by in a blur – being a parent. On one level its taken such a long time and on another – its all flown by so fast.  What an interesting journey, being a […]

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Don’t Lose Your Licence. #Just Drive

Penalties for using your mobile phone at the wheel in the UK increased on March 1st 2017 to six points and a £200 fine. Which is double what it was. If you are a new driver – (someone who has passed within the last two years) then you will automatically lose your licence. As gaining […]

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How Not to Get the Box Junction Blues

I’m very fortunate that writing these posts for A Pass 4 U Driving School, allows me to indulge my forgetful memory and remind my inner driver, exactly what certain aspects of our road traffic control measures mean and the most recent one which has caused me some consternation has been the BOX JUNCTION! I’ve said […]

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