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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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Apr 15

Rise in Frauds Taking Driving Tests


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Do we really know who’s driving on Britain’s roads? Perhaps not. While the country has a strong licensing system in place, media sources are reporting a huge rise in driving test fraud, meaning that it is likely that there are hundreds of licensed drivers on the roads today who have never passed a formal driving test. There are growing concerns that driver and passenger safety will be significantly compromised if police do not crack down on this type of fraud.

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Apr 15

Why 2 out of 3 Drivers Would Now Fail Their Theory Test


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A recent study undertaken by Churchill insurance shows that two thirds of drivers have forgotten about the Highway Code, so much so that they would fail their theory test if they had to take it again!

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11
Dec 14

Driving Simulators: Should You Try One?

More and more driving schools in the UK are starting to offer the opportunity to undertake a part of your driving tuition in a driving simulator, and there are also many types of downloadable versions available to use at home, but are they a good idea, or is it more beneficial to be out and about on the road, experiencing ‘real’ driving situations?

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Sep 14

5 Things To Not Do The Day Before Your Driving Theory Test

Your theory test is tomorrow morning and you are a ball of emotions. You are excited about the idea of getting your licence and being able to drive, but you are also nervous about the test.

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11
Jul 14

Driving Theory Test Revision: Tips for Each Learning Style

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Nobody enjoys revising for a test, but with more than 50% of people failing the theory test on the first attempt, some good driving theory test revision will really pay off. But did you know that your learning style has a big impact on the best way to revise?

The most commonly recommended revision techniques almost always suit visual learners, but if you’re an auditory or kinaesthetic leaner, you’ll need something a little different.

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Jun 14

5 Common Reasons for Failing the Driving Theory Test

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According to government statistics, only 46% of people pass the theory test at the first attempt. In other words, more than half do not. That may be a comforting thought if you’ve already had a go at it and failed, but it seems that there are a variety of reasons why the pass rate is so low.

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12
Jun 14

Cheat On Theory Test? 5 Stupid Ways

Introduced back in July 1996, the driving theory test helps to improve the level of skill motorists have when passing their driving tests. I personally took the theory test in 1998, and in those days I answered the questions on a piece of paper in a classroom environment! Continue reading →


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Jun 14

Preparing For Your Theory Test – Common Sense Guide

I do not particularly like having to take tests on stuff. For much of our lives, we all have to undergo tests of some description, regardless of whether they are medical or knowledge tests. One such important test in life is going to be, without a shadow of a doubt, the driving theory test. Continue reading →


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May 14

The Day Before Your Theory Test

The theory test is an important one that you need to pass successfully in order to go onto taking your practical driving test. Introduced nearly 30 years ago, the theory test is a computer-based exam that tests your knowledge on a number of topics including hazard perception. Continue reading →