30
Jul 15

Craziest Driving Lesson Tales

Most of us have tales to tell from our driving lesson days, whether it’s scheduling a test on the rainiest day of the year, or getting caught in hour-long traffic jams. Here are some of the craziest tales from the driving world that have made the news in the past few years.

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23
Jul 15

Driving Theory Pass Rates Drop to 51%


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The latest statistics from the DVSA show that the pass rate for the theory test in the UK has been steadily declining since this additional element of the driving test was introduced back in 2007. While the pass rate varies considerably by test centre, on average the rate has dropped from 65.4 percent during the 2007-2008 period, to just 51 percent today, meaning more people than ever before are having to retake the test – sometimes multiple times – in order to be eligible to take their practical driving test.

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16
Jul 15

The Top 5 Cars for Young Drivers


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Passed your driving test? Congratulations! Now it’s time to choose your first car. However, with so many on the market, which do you pick? If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, here are our top 5 picks for cars for young drivers:

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09
Jul 15

First Time Pass for Teen using GPS System


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Scottish teenager Grant Ferguson has become one of the very first people in the UK to not only take the new driving test that’s being trialled around the country, but also to pass the exam – first time! The new UK driving test is currently being trialled at 20 test centres, including one in East Dunbartonshire where Grant was offered the opportunity to make a difference towards road safety.

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02
Jul 15

Driving Test Passes Increase… But Number of People Taking Test Decreases


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There’s good news for budding drivers who are about to take their driving test – more people are passing the practical aspect of the UK driving test on their first attempt than ever before! According to the Government’s DSA1202 report, the average pass rate in 2007-2008 was 43.3 percent, which rose to 47.9 percent during the 2013-2014 period. Pass rates for tests taken in automatic vehicles are also rising steadily, from 27.5 percent on average in 2007-2008 to 38.9 percent in 2013-2014.

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