Will This New Style Roundabout Be A Nightmare For Drivers?

On June 19, 2018 By Brady Myles

Already used all over Holland, these roundabouts give right of way to cyclists and pedestrians before drivers. The intention? They’re supposed to save lives – but could they be a nightmare to use for motorists? If successful, you could be looking at the future of British roundabouts. Being built in Cambridge for the princely sum of… Read More

Meet the Instructor: Rob Cooling

On June 8, 2018 By Brady Myles

Driving instructor Rob Cooling reveals the challenges – and the joys – of teaching pupils with special/specific needs. Working in the Nottingham area, ex-graphic designer and web developer Rob Cooling has been an instructor since 2006, developing his business, the Apple Driving School. Over the past few years, he has found himself increasingly working with students… Read More

Revealed: The Big New Changes to the Theory Test Questions

On June 1, 2018 By Brady Myles

In a bid to make the theory test questions more accessible to all learners, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has revised a vast majority of them to make the questions more simple. Working with the British Dyslexia Association and other organisations, the DVSA has changed 78 out of the 88 questions to make… Read More

How the New MOT Rules Could Impact on your Driving Test

On May 29, 2018 By Brady Myles

Taking your driving test in your own car has always been permitted, but make sure that you are fully aware of the new (and existing) rules about their use – or else your test could end up being cancelled. Many learners opt to use their own car or a family member’s for their driving test…. Read More

5 Top Tips for Learning to Drive Safely on Motorways

On May 14, 2018 By Brady Myles

It’s finally happening! After years of discussion and consultation, learners will be allowed out on motorways from next month – but what rules should you know before heading out? Come June 4th and learners will be able to drive on the UK’s network of motorways for the first time – as long as they are being… Read More

Meet the Instructor: Jessica Hanson

On April 26, 2018 By Brady Myles

Former retail manager Jessica explains the triumphs and troubles she has experienced as a young driving instructor. Working in Hastings, East Sussex, 24-year-old Jessica started her training aged 22 and has been been an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) for two years. Despite having to negotiate many hurdles because her age, Jessica opened her own school… Read More

Learner Fails Test… Because of a Fuel Gauge Light?!

On April 20, 2018 By Brady Myles

Pity poor 17-year-old learner driver, Michael O’Brien, who got himself a fail during his test all because the car’s fuel light came on. The driving test is fraught enough for many of us as we wrestle with our nerves while trying to remember the mass of rules to follow. But if we are unfortunate enough to… Read More

New Drivers Could Face BIG Restrictions on Their Motoring Soon

On April 13, 2018 By Brady Myles

A new ‘graduated driving licence’ could see a raft of new restrictions being introduced – including young drivers only being able to carry one young passenger at a time. While we’ve covered the issue of graduated driving licences (GDL) before, this is the first time that the Department of Transport has officially confirmed that it… Read More

Uncovered: UK’s Top 10 Most Tricky Driving Manoeuvres

On March 29, 2018 By Brady Myles

A poll of 2,000 drivers has revealed the UK’s most pesky driving manoeuvres with, surprise, surprise, parallel parking coming out as our number one pet hate. The manoeuvre – which many learners fear the most – is also the one that bugs qualified drivers as well. In fact, the poll reveals that we hate it so… Read More

Meet the Instructor: Doreen Morrison

On March 22, 2018 By Brady Myles

Former NHS worker Doreen Morrison reveals how she made the move into driving instructing over 13 years ago, and why she believes in being fair but firm with her students – and qualified drivers as well. Working in the Lancashire area, 68-year-old Doreen Morrison came to driving instruction later in her working life than most, but it… Read More

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