Potential Driver

So you’re thinking of learning to drive? Here’s what to consider, and some advice on the theory test.

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How to revise for your theory test

Before you can get to grips with your practical driving test, you’ll have to pass your theory driving test, proving you know your stuff when it comes to the rules of the road. You can take your theory test as soon as you turn...

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Choosing learner driver insurance

Learner driver insurance doesn’t have to be as expensive as you might expect, and many car insurance providers have special policies to help you make the most of your time on the road. Choosing which learner driver insurance ...

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Failed the theory exam? Don't panic!

We can all remember, or are still experiencing, exams and those terrifying words: ‘turn over your papers’. They strike fear into hearts. To pass any exam you have to know your stuff, and the only way to do that is to get your...

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UK speed limits explained

Speed limits differ depending on what kind of road you’re on, and there may well be long stretches of road with different speed limits to contend with. Knowing what the speed limit is on the road that you’re driving on is ess...

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Stopping distances explained

Knowing your stopping distances is crucial because, in case of emergency, you will need to make sure you allow yourself enough time to come to a standstill. Being able to calculate how much space you should leave between you ...

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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...

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What's under the car bonnet

Pipes, engine, spinny things, it’s a lot to take in! Understanding what’s under the bonnet isn’t just a necessity to passing the first part of your driving test, but could help out of a sticky situation after passing....