Learners to be allowed on motorways in 2018 with an instructor with dual control pedals.
Learner drivers in England, Wales and Scotland will be allowed to have lessons on the motorway by next year, the government has announced. Continue reading “2018 Learners to be allowed on motorways”
What is black box insurance?
If you are a young driver or you’ve recently passed your test, you could be facing an eye-watering quote for your car insurance if you do not have a black box fitted. This is because most insurers base their premium calculations on a block of driver profiles and general statistical evidence – and, unfortunately, young and newly qualified drivers are statistically more likely to be involved in an accident than any other group. Continue reading “What is Black Box insurance?”
Many pupils ask how the driving test is marked and what constitutes a minor or major fault. Continue reading “Driving test how marked”
Well the Bay parking didn’t go too well! Continue reading “Bad parking 3”
It is possible to pass with no minors as one of my pupils managed this week.
Just a quick reminder, that as from the 1st March, the consequences of being caught using your mobile phone while driving, will double to six points and a £200 fine. Continue reading “Mobile phone whilst driving”
The other day I was on a lesson and noticed that the vehicle in front of me had a very flat rear tyre. As we were at traffic lights, I was able to get out and notify the driver that of the situation. To my surprise, instead of pulling over and investigating, they just continued on their journey through city centre. Continue reading “Tyre condition”
At last the government have decided to consider the idea of allowing Learner drivers on the motorway before they pass. It has always seemed a ‘no brainer’ to me. Continue reading “Motorways”