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.
Learning to drive can be a daunting prospect, and it’s only natural that you might feel nervous before your first ever lesson. Don’t worry – everyone driving today had a first lesson at some point, and survived to tell the tale. But what does a first driving lesson involve, and how much driving will you do?
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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 →
I won’t lie to you; learning to drive is probably going to be one of the most stressful experiences in your life that you will ever have to endure!
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Back when I was 18 years old (a very long time ago!) I made the mistake of being taught how to drive by my parents. Although my parents taught me about the rules of the road and had a thorough understanding of how to drive, hazard perception and so on, they weren’t very patient with me! Continue reading →
Regardless of whether you are a youngster or not, learning to drive is probably one of the costliest things you will ever have to pay for in your life!
I know that there are going to be certain life expenses such as buying a house that will cost a lot more in comparison to learning to drive (such as going to university, for example). Continue reading →
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 →
When you finally pass your driving test, you’ll want to start thinking about buying a car and getting out on the roads legally for the first time. If you’re still quite young, insurance prices can be a major factor in your decision on model and engine size, but for everyone else, safety should be a top priority. With that in mind, today we’re going to spend some time drawing your attention towards some of the most popular, and the most suitable cars you should be looking at. Contrary to popular belief, aesthetics shouldn’t play even the smallest role in your decision at this time, as it’s people who’ve recently passed their test who’re more prone to having a bump. Continue reading →