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Oct 16

Why Do The Young Pay More for Car Insurance?


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New, and especially younger drivers pay far higher insurance premiums than older more experienced drivers, because they are seen as more of a risk to insurers. Statistical evidence supports the notion that younger drivers are more accident prone than their peers. Obviously, all new drivers make mistakes because they don’t have the required experience, but there seems to be a greater tendency among the young. Recent research points to the fact that drivers under the age of twenty-five are more likely to be involved in accidents for the following reasons:

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Oct 16

A Look at Low UK Driving Test Pass Rates


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While the driving theory test has become more thorough in recent years, it is not enough to explain the low numbers of driving test pass rates in recent years. Figures released by the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) show that less than half the people who actually took the test managed to pass in 2016.

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Oct 16

Ford’s Self-Driving Car — Would You Get in One?


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It seems that some people are enthralled by the thought of a self-driving car, while others may choose to walk rather than get into an autonomous vehicle. Ford has been having trials of their driverless vehicles, with a view to introducing driverless taxis around 2021.
While there are already some driverless vehicles on the road, especially in the United States, accidents have been reported… but reluctantly. At the moment, Google and other manufacturers don’t always seem to be able to predict how the driverless car will perform in an unexpected or non-programmed situation.

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Oct 16

A Rough Guide to the UK Driving Test


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An important part of learning to drive, and a requirement for a full UK driving licence, is to pass the UK driving theory test. The theory test is to see how much a potential driver knows and understands about the Highway Code. If you look on the Internet, you will see that there are many quizzes and videos designed to test your knowledge of the Highway Code. It’s worth taking a few of these mock tests as it will give you more understanding of what is required for a pass.

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