Driver Fined £36,000 for Speeding During a Single Night

On August 9, 2018 By Brady Myles

A British driver has managed to amass speeding fines totalling tens of thousands of pounds after caning a rented Lamborghini in the emirates. We all love the idea of owning an exotic sports car – but for most of us, it’s probably not something that we will ever be able to afford. Instead, you could… Read More

Meet the Instructor: Nick Salzen

On July 27, 2018 By Brady Myles

Nick Salzen walked away from a job in the banking sector and trained to become a driving instructor instead – and has since gone on to establish a successful driving school based in Kent. Former banking professional Nick Salzen decided that he’d had enough of managing money and would rather help learner drivers by making them… Read More

Test: Can You Pick Out the Fake Signs from the Real Ones?

On July 13, 2018 By Brady Myles

According to research carried out by Leasing Options, the great British driving public aren’t very good when it comes to road signs – at all. The company challenged 2,000 drivers to undertake a test where they were presented with eight real signs and eight fakes signs, and asked to identify which were the real deal… Read More

Calls For Pothole Training To Be Included In Driving Test

On July 6, 2018 By Brady Myles

After surveying driving instructors across the country, the AA is now calling for potholes to be featured in the hazard perception test and for official guidance to be included in the Highway Code Potholes are the curse of Britain’s roads with one in five of our roads riddled with them and experts are predicting that… Read More

10 weeks: How long it takes after passing our test to become a bad driver

On June 29, 2018 By Brady Myles

A new study of 2,000 drivers shows that once we’ve passed our test, we have a horrible habit of adopting bad driving habits within a matter of weeks. In fact, according to research by the Accident Advice Helpline, it takes some of us only 10 weeks before we start flouting the law on a regular… Read More

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

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