How the UK Driving Test Has Changed Over the Years

The UK driving test is something many young adults will undertake on their path to independence. However, whilst the underlying principle of learning to drive safely has remained the same, the driving test has had to adapt constantly to accommodate the country’s ever-changing roads, which means that it is more difficult to pass now than it was even just a few years ago. Below are just a handful of the … Read more

Taking a Driving Test in Dudley

What do I need to know when taking a driving test in Dudley? There are many factors which you need to consider when taking a driving test at Dudley’s Lower Gornal test centre. The Lower Gornal test centre is a highly popular test centre not only because of its reasonable pass rates, 48.9% between April 2017 and March 2018, but it is a great test centre for learners who live … Read more

Driving Test Changes Dec 2017

In Dec 2017 there will be changes made in the way the UK driving test is carried out. The changes have been designed to ensure that learner drivers pass their driving test well equipped to have a lifetime of safe driving. All driving tests after the 4th Dec will follow this procedure even if you are taking a retest, have cancelled and rebooked or moved your test date. Any A Pass … Read more

Could It Be the End of the Road for This Driving Test Manoeuvre?

The BBC has recently reported that there could be a radical shake-up to the UK driving test, which might see standard driving test manoeuvres such as turning in the road, replaced with newer manoeuvres that more accurately reflect the way that we drive on the roads of the UK today. The proposed shakeup has potential to be the biggest that the UK driving test has seen in 20 years. However … Read more

Turn In The Road Manoeuvre

A Turn In The Road or 3 point turn as it is wrongly known, is probably the easiest of the manoeuvres but can still go wrong if not performed properly. The important items to watch are, Observations Dry Steering Speed – Clutch Control   Start off by setting the gas and find the biting point. Remember that you only want to move slowly so ensure you only just touch the … Read more