2018 Learners to be allowed on motorways

Learners on motorway

 

 

 

 

Learners to be allowed on motorways in 2018 with an instructor with dual control pedals.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40905632

Learner drivers in England, Wales and Scotland will be allowed to have lessons on the motorway by next year, the government has announced.

Driving Test change

Driving test

 

 

 

 

 

 

The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres.

What is Black Box insurance?

Black box

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Vehicle tax changes

vehicle tax

The way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes that are first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017.

Roundabouts

Magic Roundabout Swindon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roundabouts are one of the hardest areas for beginners to understand. Not surprising when many experienced drivers don’t seem to know how to negotiate them either!

Driving test how marked

DL25 driving test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many pupils ask how the driving test is marked and what constitutes a minor or major fault.

Bad parking 3

Bad parking

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well the Bay parking didn’t go too well!

It is possible!

It is possible

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is possible to pass with no minors as one of my pupils managed this week.

 

Bad parking 2

Bad parking

Bad parking

Bad parking

Bad parking