Theory Test Pass Rates Are Plummeting – Here’s Why

On May 17, 2019 By Brady Myles

New research reveals that the pass rate for the theory test has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade – so what’s gone wrong? The figures are startling – only 47% of learners have passed their theory test in the last 12 months. Compare this to 2007-2008 where the pass rate was 65%… Read More

Meet the Instructor: David White

On May 10, 2019 By Brady Myles

David White became a driving instructor because of a broken heart and has gone on to help nurture a successful driving school much loved by its students. Operating in and around Scarborough in North Yorkshire, David White runs the family business Scarborough Driver Training, which specialises in lessons for older drivers and those with disabilities…. Read More

What In-Car Tech You Can and Can’t Use in the Driving Test

On April 29, 2019 By Brady Myles

Modern cars come with a mass of technology designed to keep you safe on the road – but which  can and can’t you use in your driving test? Car technology is advancing at a rapid pace. Rewind 5-10 years and parking sensors, lane assist and more were all seen as pricey options that had to… Read More

Calls for Driving Lessons to Be Recorded After Instructor Misconduct Claims Triple

On April 19, 2019 By Brady Myles

Research by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that sexual harassment claims by learner drivers against their instructors have tripled over the past four years. Some of the conduct reported in the past includes sexualised language, unnecessary physical contact and the inappropriate texting of messages or images.  Because of these worrying findings, some are calling for… Read More

Obscure Driving Laws: Which Are You Breaking?

On April 12, 2019 By Brady Myles

New research reveals that millions of British drivers are unwittingly breaking the law every day – but aren’t aware they are, in the process risking fines of up to £5,000 and their licences being shredded. According to research carried out by Confused.com, too many drivers in the UK are confused about or simply don’t know… Read More

Solve the Super Tough Quiz Question That’s Confounding Drivers

On April 3, 2019 By Brady Myles

It’s time to see just how good your highway code knowledge is – which car has right of way in the image below? Created by the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ), Aussie drivers have been pulling their hair out over who has the right of way in this picture of a four-way intersection –… Read More

Speed Limits: Everything You Need to Know

On March 28, 2019 By Brady Myles

A new survey has revealed that nearly three quarters of car drivers have no idea what the right speed limit is for driving on single carriageway roads. According to the survey of 1,000 drivers by HPI, only 28% of drivers know the correct speed limit – 60mph; alas, 43% of drivers think the correct speed limit… Read More

New Hazard Perception Clips: Everything You Need to Know

On March 15, 2019 By Brady Myles

First introduced to the hazard perception test in 2015, computer-generated clips (CGI) have been a hit with learners. Here’s why – and how to practise them. As a learner, you’ll already know that fourteen one-minute clips are used during the theory test’s hazard perception segment. In each, you are asked to spot potential and developing hazards…. Read More

1 in 6 Motorists STILL Using Mobile Phone While Driving

On March 8, 2019 By Brady Myles

Despite tough new penalties introduced two years ago, many drivers are still using their phones while at the wheel – with serious consequences for their licences and lives. A new survey from Swinton Insurance reveals that 16% of motorists admit their mobile phones remain a huge distraction for them while driving. Of this group: • Half… Read More

New In-Car Technology Could Make Speed Cameras Extinct

On February 28, 2019 By Brady Myles

Motorists could soon find themselves unable to break the speed limit because of in-car technology designed to stop those of us with a heavy right foot. The days of going over the speed limit – and Britain’s proliferation of speed cameras – could be numbered after a plan was approved for mandatory speed limiting technology… Read More

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