Driving Test Pass Rate – Lowest in 10 Years
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31 December, 2018

Driving Test Pass Rate – Lowest in 10 Years The pass rates of the driving test have in a 10 year low. Since December 2017, the overall pass rate has been 45.5%. This follows the major changes made to the practical driving test on the 4th December last year. New Manoeuvres in the Driving Test The […]

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Private Practice Alongside Driving Lessons with Instructor
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Private Practice Alongside Driving Lessons with Instructor When learning how to drive with your parents, it is also advisable to take a couple driving lessons with a professional ADI approved driving instructor. Learner driver generally would need around 40-50 hours of professional driving lessons before there are anywhere near the driving test standard ready. The DVSA […]

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Private Driving Lessons – Tips
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Private Driving Lessons – Tips If you have made a new years resolution to learn to drive, you may know that the averager learner driver takes between 42 to 50 proffessional driving lessons. At almost £30 per hour, it’s a lot of money, to say the least. Private practice will alongside the driving lessons ensure that you […]

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How the Driving Test is Marked
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How the Driving Test is Marked In a practical driving test, an examiner will use a driving test report, also known as the DL25. Throughout the test, the examiner will have a report sheet. The examiner will be marking any mistakes which are made by the learner. This report will determine whether the learner has […]

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Hazard Perception Test Now Features More Weather Conditions
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29 December, 2018

The Hazard Perception Test The hazard perception test has changed. It now includes clips to test a learner driver’s ability to spot developing hazards in different weather conditions. The DVSA has added 23 new clips into the hazard perception test. The 23 clips have been added to simulate adverse weather conditions including snow, wind, fog and […]

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No Change in Scottish RTAs after Reduction in Alcohol Limit
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No Change in Scottish RTAs after Reduction in Alcohol Limit It has been four years since the Scottish government reduce the legal blood alcohol limit from 80 mg of alcohol in a hundred milligrams of blood down to 50. It was hoped that the changes would save lives and make the Scottish roads safer. Drink […]

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More than half of motorists fail drug-driving tests
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Over Half of Motorists Fail Drug-Driving Tests More than half of motorist test by Police during a drug driving crackdown campaign were found to be positive. This is according to police data. Throughout June and July 2018, Police forces in England and Wales carried out roadside tests, for both drink driving and drug driving. Shockingly, […]

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Driver Loses Licence 20 minutes after Passing Driving Test
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Driver Loses Licence 20 minutes after Passing Driving Test A learner driver who passed his practical test at the first attempt lost it minutes later. Abdul ( Not his real name) passed his driving test at the Langley test driving test centre and was issued with a pass certificate just before 9 am. However, on […]

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Overtaking Correctly
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28 December, 2018

How to Overtake Whilst spending time on the UK’s single lane road, it’s almost guaranteed you’ll come across a vehicle moving far slower than you. Whether it’s large goods vehicle, or a learner driver, overtaking safely is an important skill as if done incorrectly, can result in collisions. Do you really need to overtake? If […]

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Failed Driving Test – Zero Minors But One Serious
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Failed Driving Test – One Serious Mistake Learner driver, Samantha fail was looking forward to her driving test at Slough on Christmas Eve. She thought she was well prepared after taking a year of continuous driving lessons. Part of the Slough driving test route covers country lanes. The country lanes around Slough are a popular place to […]

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