Busy roundabout

How to spot gaps at busy roundabouts

Learner drivers often find it hard to spot opportunities to emerge at busy roundabouts. Even some experienced drivers will go out of their way to avoid roundabouts that think are’ difficult’ or ‘scary’! But – as the video at the …

Too old to learn to drive?

Are you too old to learn to drive?

There are plenty of tricks you can teach an old dog: how to dribble on a sofa cushion, how to fart like an atomic bomb, how to ignore balls and chew orthopaedic slippers. But, as I nudge over The Big …

How many driving lessons will I need?

How many hours instruction will you need?

In 2006, the DSA (now the DVSA – Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency), published the results of a study that looked at how more than 48,000 new drivers had learned to drive and their experience of driving after they passed …

Learn to drive - the rules

Tough new rules for new drivers

The Department of Transport is considering introducing graduated licences for new drivers and is trialling the scheme in Northern Ireland. Some of the proposals being considered by the government won’t go down well with many new drivers. They could face …

Roundabouts

Roundabouts

Roundabouts come in many sizes. They are circular junctions that are designed to allow traffic to keep moving, where possible, without necessarily having to stop, with all traffic travelling from right to left, clockwise. Basically, you should give way to …

Turn left

Left turns

A simple left turn can have many potential hazards, from tight turnings, badly parked cars, or cyclists and pedestrians that could be crossing your path. If you want to keep yourself and other people safe, it’s important to follow the …

Driving lesson in Scunthorpe and Brigg

The UK driving test – what to expect

The big day has arrived! It’s time to take your driving test. You’re bound to feel a bit nervous before you start but that’s good – a bit of nerves will help you perform well. But it’s important not to …