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

10-Year-Olds Offered Driving Lessons on Motorway

On February 22, 2019 By Brady Myles

A new scheme is offering motorway-based lessons for youngsters aged 10 and over. The bold move is being introduced by Young Driver, the UK’s largest pre-17 driving school. It is in response to a company-commissioned survey that reveals 20% of UK drivers are nervous about taking their car out on to Britain’s motorways. One in… Read More

‘Zip-Merging’: What It Is & Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It

On February 15, 2019 By Brady Myles

The Highway Code recommends we ‘merge in turn’ (or ‘zip merge’) – but the vast majority of us don’t, even though research shows ignoring it can lead to increased congestion – and frustration – on our roads. A survey of 22,000 British drivers has revealed that 70% of us are not aware of the Highway Code’s… Read More

The Good, Bad (& Ugly) News About Learning to Drive

On February 8, 2019 By Brady Myles

A new report highlights the many hurdles you must contend with before becoming a qualified driver – and what you should do once you’ve passed. According to insurer Admiral’s new Young Driver Report, you face big costs before, during and after you pass the test. Here’s a breakdown of the some of the biggest and… Read More

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