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Jun 15

Benefits of Driving Lessons for Under 17s


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In the UK, although you can apply for a provisional driving licence at 15 years and 9 months, your licence doesn’t become valid until your 17th birthday. This age limit aims to minimise road traffic accidents and fatalities by restricting young drivers – widely claimed to be the most dangerous demographic on the road.

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Jun 15

Best First Cars for Young Learners


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Choosing your first car – the car you’re going to learn to drive in – is a big deal, but don’t rush into anything. Although you may be excited to finally be getting out on the open road, remember that some makes and models of car are much better suited to learner drivers and new drivers than others. While the little sporty numbers and convertibles may look nice, they’re not always cost effective, easy to maintain, or simple to drive. Here are some aspects to look out for in your first car, including a few suggestions to help you on your search:

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11
Jun 15

How to Get Your First Provisional Driving Licence


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The number of 17 to 20 year olds applying for their first provisional driving licence in the UK has dropped significantly in recent years from 43 percent to just 36 percent. Many are blaming the high costs of driving, but the good news is that in 2014 the price of a provisional licence was reduced from £50 to £36, making it easier for new drivers to get behind the wheel.

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04
Jun 15

Too Old to Learn to Drive?


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Are you ever too old to learn to drive? Not according to Joe Price, a North Wales man who recently passed his driving test at the age of 80. Joe’s not the only example we’ve seen of older people making the choice to get behind the wheel, and there are now more people aged 70 and over with a driving licence than ever before. There’s no age at which you’re legally too old to learn to drive – as long as you do not have any health conditions that could affect your ability to stay safe on the road, there’s nothing to stop you!

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