Driving lesson guides

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How to learn clutch control the easy way

Clutch control can be a real challenge to get the hang of. Some learners seem to grasp it in their very first driving lesson, but for others it’s an infuriating struggle to keep the car from stalling every time they stop or p...

Where to place L-plates on a car

Where to place L-plates on a car

There are a surprising amount of rules and regulations regarding your L-plates. They have to be a specific size and be displayed in a certain way to be considered legally valid. Failure to meet the government’s requirements c...

Ten top tips for you first driving lesson

10 top tips for your first driving lesson

It’s pretty daunting thinking ahead to that first driving lesson but there’s really nothing to worry about. Here are some tips for being prepared and what to expect… ...

10 things learners most forget

10 things learners most regret

You only learn to drive once. That’s not such a bad thing, but it does mean you want to do it right! We spoke to some new drivers to find out what mistakes they most regret making....

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8 emotions you'll feel before your driving test

Your driving test is a big day, filled with fear, excitement and possibly maybe even a little bit of sick. There’s a whole mixture of emotions you’ll go through from the moment you wake up to the moment you’re told whether or...

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The driving report explained

Throughout your driving test, your driving examiner will be marking any faults you make whilst on the road on a piece of paper. Faults will be separated into levels of severity: minor faults, serious faults and dangerous faul...

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11 emotions you'll feel after passing your driving test

The feeling after passing your driving test is up there with your last day of school, finding a £20 note in an abandoned purse and realising there’s one more peanut m&m still in the packet. It’s a good day, there’s no denying...

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Brilliant driving school names

We’ve noticed that there are some amazingly named driving schools out there. They’re too good not to share!...

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Top 10 gifts for new drivers

Passing your driving test is a massive landmark, and something that’s definitely worth celebrating. If you know someone who’s just ditched their ‘L’ plates, it might be nice to get them a little pressie to mark the occasion. ...

10 signs not ready for your driving test

10 signs you’re not quite ready for your driving test

If you’re learning to drive, you’re probably thinking quite a lot about your ‘big day’. The day you hope to pass your driving test and claim your freedom will be the stuff that dreams are made of, or will it? The thing is, no...

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How to deal with your first drive after passing your test

So, you’ve passed your driving test and all you want to do is get out on the road to take your new-found freedom for a spin. As exciting as taking to the road alone for the first time is, it can also be pretty daunting....

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10 essentials for your first summer road trip

Whether you’re going to a festival, on a glamorous British camping trip or just a day trip to the beach, there are a few things you don’t want to be forgetting. So join us as we run through the essential checklist for your ve...

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10 things to do after passing your driving test

The day has finally arrived – your driving examiner has just turned to you and said ‘I’m very pleased to tell you that you’ve passed’. No more driving lessons, no more awkward text conversations with Dave the instructor and n...

Driving etiquetter top 10 bad driving habits

Driving Etiquette: Top 10 bad driving habits

On the whole, the UK isn’t really a nation of bad drivers. My Cypriot boyfriend, after picking up our rental car, came home smiling “Wow it’s so nice to drive here, nobody’s ramming into each other”. However, there are still ...