So you’re thinking about learning to drive or you’ve already taken the plunge and started your lessons – what an exciting time! You’ll soon be a licence holder and have the freedom that being a driver gives you. It can really take you places!
First things first, there’s a lot to learn! Although driving is enjoyable and gives you freedom, it also comes with a lot of responsibility. You must learn the rules of the road, the skills it takes to drive well and above all, ensure you are a safe driver.
Luckily, we are driving experts – it’s what we do. We’ve put together a selection of helpful articles on lots of different driving-related topics to give you some extra information and advice.
If there’s a driving topic that you’d like to know more about, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to write a blog on that subject soon.
All driving tests have a standard wording. This is to keep the test as fair as possible. This post gives the words the driving examiner uses along with some notes about the use of these words while on test.
A lot of people ask if they are allowed to take their own car on test. The answer to this is a very definite yes. What this post does is to explain what you need to know when doing this. Please check out our other posts about driving test routines.
This is the driving test explained from the examiners perspective. The examiner just wants you to be safe with a little bit of confidence. At the end of the day a way of looking at it from the examiners point of view is: would I want this person out driving on the road with me or my family. An examiner can only mark what he sees at the time.
If you have ever wondered how an examiner marks a driving test this explains the difference between the different faults. But better than that it explains what you can do to try to influence the examiner. The best way to do this is to be ready to pass!