July 1, 2020

Tests have been cancelled for months but July sees the return of both theory and practical tests. The DVSA have published information about what's going to change and I've summarised this below.

Theory tests:

These are due to restart on Saturday 4th July.

The change to th...

July 1, 2020

As theory test centres are reopening this week, I thought it would be a good time to share with you some of my top tips for theory success.

1. Go with your gut when answering questions.

Flag any when you are not certain of the answer, then go back and review them if you...

June 16, 2020

So, many of you are probably wondering when lessons will be able to take place and I thought I would explain what I need to consider and whose advice I need to follow. My intention is to return to work on 6th July but if the organisations below advise against this then...

June 1, 2020

This is my first in a series of top tips to help with your learning and tests. If there's anything you know like to know about please let me know.

1. You can have music on during your test.

It will need to be on quietly and something non offensive. Always check though th...

October 9, 2018

So you’ve heard the term blind spots but you’ve no idea what it means? Basically they are the areas that you can’t see by looking forward or in your mirrors. This creates a problem as there could be something alongside you that you can’t see. Generally the bigger the v...

October 9, 2018

Getting to know your dashboard is an important part of owning a vehicle – you need to know which lights should be there and which lights should not. Some lights you would expect to see whilst driving and others are more of a problem.

Generally there is a colour coded sy...

October 9, 2018

Lots of people seem to be ill at the moment so it put me in mind of the part of the National Standards for Driving that talks about being fit to drive - but what does this really mean?

Physical health

We all get ill from time to time and it’s not that we can’t drive as s...

September 13, 2017

With less than 3 months to go to the new test I thought a summary of the changes would be useful for everyone.  Please feel free to comment on this post with any questions.  I’ve already been teaching the changes to the test for several months, even to those likely to...

August 4, 2016

I’ve realised recently that a lot of people – learners and experienced drivers – seem confused about which lane to use to follow the road ahead at a roundabout.  The issue mainly arises when there are only 2 lanes so see below for a helpful list.

You should use the left...

July 18, 2016

Spending as much time as I do on the roads I see how people panic when having to deal with an emergency services vehicle so I thought I would write some hints and tips to help you.  It may be that we encounter some during our lessons or it may not, unfortunately this i...

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