Step 1 Check you’re allowed to drive In the UK you can learn to drive from the age of 17 You need to know the requirements for driving legally Check out the eyesight rules Step 2 Get a provisional driving licence Apply online here for your provisional licence with the DVLA. The cost is currently £34 to £43 Reading a number plate from 20 metres away is a must. Step 3 Driving … Read more
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 questions are asked at the start of the test, but from 4 December 2017, pupils … Read more
Passed Pupil- Jamie Hopwood- Lowestoft Well done to Jamie Hopwood for passing his test in Lowestoft with the help from driving instructor Jeremy Thomas. Well done Jamie, great driving!!!!
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 of traffic to overtake. I find the amount of time between thinking about it and … Read more
I’m sitting here feeling a bit peckish and beginning to work out what I’m going to eat for dinner. My fingers explore the online world to see if there’s anything I fancy, as my tastebuds begin to tingle and my stomach churns. Coming across the food truck of the future is reminding me of what I’ve been able to do in the past as a holder of a UK driving … Read more
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 Mother and watching your own child, take lessons, pass their test and drive their own … Read more
Passed Pupil- Thomas Forster- Gillingham This is Thomas Forster who passed his test in Gillingham with driving instructor Billy Dhillon. Thomas managed to tuck away his nerves going into the test and come away with a pass. Superb job Thomas! Have fun on the roads!
Passed Pupil- Lewis Duffy- Sidcup Congratulations to Lewis Duffy for passing his driving test in Sidcup with driving instructor Jeff Hammond. Lewis had a very smooth drive and managed to come away with a pass. Well done Lewis!
Passed Pupil- Joann McSweeny- Burgess Hill Congratulations to Joann McSweeny for passing her driving test with only 6 minors in Burgess Hill with the help from driving instructor Paul Wareham. Well done Joann, enjoy the roads and be safe!!
Recently I sat in my car on the M25 with my husband, driving up to Mansfield. In front of us the traffic began to slow and the speed signs above, indicated to reduce our speed by 10 miles an hour at each sign. Wondering what was going on, as we slowed we saw in front of us a Highway Agency 4×4 with a flashing sign in the rear windscreen. The sign … Read more