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Booking an out of area driving test

Booking an out of area driving test

Booking a driving test in another town or city is very common if there are no test vacancies near where the candidate lives. There are some major problems with this IF you are looking for a local driving instructor to help you familiarise yourself with the area or...

How to Complain about a Driving Examiner

How to Complain about a Driving Examiner

What is the procedure for filing a formal complaint against a driving examiner?

Many new drivers ask themselves this after being unsuccessful on their first attempt at the practical test. First of all, I need to clarify that the outcome of a driving exam is final and cannot be challenged in court.

Can I have someone sitting in the back during a lesson?

Can I have someone sitting in the back during a lesson?

Sometimes students ask if they can have someone sitting in the back of the car during a driving lesson. This could be a partner, child or friend. Generally, this is up to the Driving Instructor and how they feel the person may distract from the lesson. After all, it's...

How to pass your driving test

How to pass your driving test

Most of us will have to put significantly more time into learning to drive than we would at a sprint. However, there are techniques to make the process of learning to drive go more easily, increasing the likelihood that you will pass the driving test on the first try....

How to Prepare for your UK Driving Test!

How to Prepare for your UK Driving Test!

How to Study for Your Driving Exam and What to Expect on the Big Day It's normal to be anxious on the day of your driving test; it's your first time doing so. Read this to know what the test day would be like. Most people are nervous on the day of their driving test....

Advantages of having two hour lessons

Advantages of having two hour lessons

It is generally accepted that longer driving lessons, ideally 2 hours long, are preferable to shorter ones, and this holds true for the majority of persons learning to drive. This is true for several reasons, some of which are: Less time spent learning new material...

Box Junctions in Kettering

Box Junctions in Kettering

Driving Tips for Kettering: Box Junctions Driving Tips for Kettering: The “Box Junction” at the top of London Road – turning right down to St Mary’s Rd. I have had pupils get serious driving faults on this junction and so I thought I would post a little advice to help...

Rude Driving Instructor

Rude Driving Instructor

Under no circumstances should your driving instructor be rude or disrespectful towards you. If your driving instructor has upset you or even made you cry then there is definitely something wrong with your professional relationship. In this scenario, I would strongly...

Stopping at the side of the road precisely

Stopping at the side of the road precisely

It's not easy for a new driver to stop safely on the side of the road because so many things can go wrong. Before we can stop the car, we need to choose a safe area, assess the surrounding area, alert other drivers to our plans, and manoeuvre the vehicle into a spot...