The Connection Between Your Driving Test and Your Car MOT

There is an obvious connection between your car and taking a driving test, that connection is your driving licence. However this connection is a little more involved than it seems at first. Part of your driving test includes a section which driving instructors call “Show/Tell questions”. These questions are 2 of a potential 19 and […]

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Check Your Tyres!

Learning to drive is not just about the practical act of physically learning to control a vehicle on a public road or the theoretical learning and test taking required to enable you to do so. Learning to drive involves various factors and levels of responsibility and one of these is getting to know your tyres. You […]

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A Car Becomes a Smoke free Place for the Under 18’s from the 1st Oct 2015

“A smoke free car is a positive step towards protecting the health of our children.”  Professor Kevin Fenton. National Director for Health & Wellbeing for Public Health England Rules about smoking in private vehicles From 1 October 2015, private vehicles must be smokefree if they are enclosed, there is more than one person present and one […]

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Smart Motorways : Red X Means The Lane Closed

‘Red “X” means don’t use that lane’  is one of the messages drivers will see when using a SMART Motorway in the UK. Driving on a motorway takes skill,concentration and sometimes nerves of steel. As I found out the other week after picking someone up from Heathrow Airport, exiting the slip road onto the M25 and encountering […]

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Be Prepared – What to Keep in a Winter Emergency Kit

As a young new driver, it can be tempting to only think about spinning the wheels of steel and getting out on the road with your buddies and chums as soon as you have past your test but it is worth considering being prepared in car, for winter,  when it finally comes around. My first […]

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Why Do I Need A Driving Licence?

Have you ever wondered exactly what the driving licence is actually for. Why is there both a photo id card and a paper counterpart? In this post, I’ll be able to explain why you have a driving licence and what it identifies. First of all, let’s start with the fundamental question. Why do I need […]

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