In-Car Cams: “Let Parents Monitor Your Driving to Reduce Risk”

On September 19, 2019 By Brady Myles

A new report says that young drivers’ cars should be fitted with dashcams that send back footage to parents to assess, in turn helping to drive down accident rates. The question is though – would you let your folks remotely watch you drive? Your first reaction will most likely be “d’uh, no” at the idea… Read More

33 New Drivers Are Losing Their Licence Every Day

On September 13, 2019 By Brady Myles

New research shows that 33 drivers are having their licence revoked every day with those aged between 17-24 making up two thirds of that shocking figure. A Freedom of Information request made by the road safety charity, Brake, has uncovered that 11,953 new drivers had their licences taken off them in 2018 under the New… Read More

Too Close for Comfort: How Two Seconds Could Save Your Life

On September 6, 2019 By Brady Myles

A new study by MOVE_UK and telematics company The Floow reveals that we are in the middle of a new epidemic in the UK. After analysing over 8,500 hours and 100,000 miles of driving – that’s about the same as 60-year’s of driving – the new report reveals that British drivers are far worse at… Read More

Meet the ADI: David Chalmers

On August 27, 2019 By Brady Myles

Based in Fife, 49-year-old David Chalmers has been a driving instructor for nearly 15 years, covering the Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy test centre areas. Here he talks about the highs and lows of being a driving instructor, why students need to talk up during lessons, and why becoming a driving instructor proved such a challenge for… Read More

New Official App Helps Learners Be Better Drivers (& Save Money)

On August 15, 2019 By Brady Myles

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently unveiled its brand new app, PaceNotes, to help you learn to be a better, safer driver before you qualify. The learner driver ‘assistant’ encourages students to spend more time learning, rather than rushing to get the test done and dusted. Available on Android and iOS, the app… Read More

Revealed: Top 8 Most Failed Theory Test Questions

On August 3, 2019 By Brady Myles

Theory Test Pro has dived into its results database to uncover the most failed theory test questions. Test your own Highway Code knowledge by checking if you know the answers to the top questions our users fail to get right when practising. The correct answers are listed at the bottom of this blog post. Good… Read More

Are Graduated Driving Licences Set to Become a Reality?

On July 24, 2019 By Brady Myles

The idea of graduated driving licenses for learners – a probationary licence with restrictions – has been floated before but shelved after concerns were raised about the impact it would have on new drivers’ working lives. But the government has now promised to reassess the idea. Not being able to drive after dark; not being… Read More

Revealed: Top 10 Faults Made in the New Driving Test

On July 19, 2019 By Brady Myles

The revised driving test is proving tough for learners – here are the top driving faults made in the new test’s first year that could result in an instant fail. Introduced in 2017, the new driving test saw a host of changes and introductions. From the use of sat nav and an extended independent driving… Read More

The A-Z of Learning to Drive & Passing Your Test

On July 12, 2019 By Brady Myles

What’s an ADI? What does a green badge mean? Do you fail if you make a minor fault? What’s the pass mark for the theory test? We’ve got the answers to all these questions – and everything else. A ADI It’s an Approved Driving Instructor who the DVSA (see below) says is qualified to teach you… Read More

The Quiz That’s Baffling Drivers: Just Who Has Right of Way?

On June 28, 2019 By Brady Myles

This quiz set by Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads in Australia has left drivers confused about which car has priority – how about you? The quiz depicts an orange car waiting at a ‘Give Way’ sign in a slip road, indicating that it intends to turn left. In the meantime, the red car… Read More

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