Jasmine passed her driving test first

How to pass your driving test first time

There are about 45 million drivers on UK roads and about 47% passed their driving test first time.1 So – theoretically at least – you’ve got about a 50% chance of passing your driving test first time. But you can …

Save money on your driving lessons

How to save money on your driving lessons

Learning to drive can be expensive – especially if you go about it the wrong way. This article will help you find the right driving instructor and save money! Before you start learning to drive, you need to research your …

Which way is left?

Which way is left?

Do you always go the right way when your instructor says ‘take the next road on the left please? Or do you sometimes go the wrong way? It’s odd, isn’t it, how someone who usually knows their left from their …

Traffic light

Traffic lights – what do they mean?

If you’re taking driving lessons, you really must understand what the different colour traffic lights mean! Standard traffic lights in the UK follow the same sequence – starting with red the sequence is: Red, Red and Amber, Green, Amber, Red. …

Overtaking

How to overtake…safely

Overtaking is an inherently risky manoeuver. A lot can go wrong if you don’t do it correctly! So when overtaking it’s important to follow these steps: Consider if it’s necessary. You may feel frustrated being stuck behind someone driving slowly …

Parallel parking on driving test

Parallel parking

Parallel parking (reversing into a parking space behind a parked car) is not difficult…honestly! The step by step instructions below explain exactly how to do it safely. There is also a very good video that shows exactly how to parallel …

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 …