One Year of Motorway Driving for Learners

There have been many changes introduced to the driving test over the years in order to help learner drivers experience a range of real driving experiences and improve their confidence. This week marked the first anniversary of learner drivers being allowed to practice on a motorway along with an approved driving instructor. The purpose of allowing learners to practice on motorways was to help reduce the number of novice drivers … Read more

Learning To Drive In Lincoln And Boston

Why Should I Learn to Drive in Either Lincoln or Boston? You may wonder why Lincoln and Boston would be a great area to learn how to drive in, not only do both test centres have great pass rates, Lincoln had a pass rate of 47% between 2017-2018 and Boston with 52% which is higher than the average, they both have diverse areas. Lincoln and Boston are both surrounded by … Read more

The Food Truck Of The Future

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

Learners on Motorways

Government launches plans to improve driver and motorcyclist training Learner drivers to be allowed on motorways for first time Novice riders to do a theory test as part of their CBT course Provisional motorcyclists to be banned after receiving six penalty points Plans to improve driver and motorcyclist training to improve safety on roads in Great Britain have been announced by Transport Minister, Andrew Jones today (Friday 30 December 2016). … Read more

Common Thoughts and Worries Before a Learner’s First Lesson

Like learning to walk, driving is never going to be easy on the first go. You are probably going to worry, you will most definitely make mistakes and at one point you might even want to give up. As you start to consider the benefits of learning to drive, like me, you might wonder if it is really necessary. Well no, of course it isn’t, but driving opens up much … Read more

Driving at 16 Years Old in the UK on an AM Licence

Do you have a 16 year old who is desperate to start driving and can’t wait for their 17th birthday? In January 2013 a new law was brought into the UK – to bring us in line with Europe, which means 16 year olds can now legally drive a vehicle as shown below, on the road with an AM licence.This immediately caused me a lot of concern as I thought that … Read more

Jess’ Driving Diary [Part 19] – Bay Parking

Welcome to Part 19 of Jess’ Driving Diary. The Driving Diary will be a weekly blog of the driving lessons for a 17 year old pupil but will be from the perspective of both the pupil and the instructor. Our aim is to help learners understand that the challenges they encounter are dealt with by most pupils and that they need not be as nervous about driving as they think. It … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Driving Instructor

As a pupil, what do you know about what goes on for your Instructor before arriving at your door. Here at A Pass 4 U, we thought we would offer a little insight into what goes on in a typical day. A driving instructors day can begin and end at any time – it just depends on the Pupil’s needs on their list. So if you are an early starter, … Read more

Can I learn to Drive if I have a Disability or a Medical Condition?

Living with a disability does not necessarily mean that a person cannot learn to drive. For some it allows for a greater amount of independence, when other elements of their disability may disenable that freedom. There are a few things to think about before booking up some driving lessons.  The first thing you must do when you apply for a provisional driving licence, is let the DVLA know of any … Read more