Karen Bailey

Practice Makes Perfect – The Driving Test is Changing, Are You Prepared?

The requirements for passing your driving test are changing. From the 4th December this year, the structure will differ for England, Scotland and Wales. Additional testing of certain skills and a shift in examinable manoeuvres are being introduced to keep up 21st century driving. Make sure you’re prepared for your […]

Safe on the Road – Surprising Driving Laws

In the UK, ignorantia legis neminem excusat. That is, ‘ignorance of the law excuses no one’. Simply claiming you were unaware that vandalism is illegal will not save you persecution if you are caught in the act. The same applies to laws regarding the road. In Japan, it is illegal […]

Green Means Go – Is This The End For Diesel Cars?

Drivers have always had a rocky relationship with diesel cars. Favoured for their fuel efficiency, the diesel car became popular in Europe during the mid-1900’s. With concern for climate change growing, manufacturers were pressured into adjusting their vehicles, making efforts towards a quieter, cleaner production. However, these alterations did not […]

Safe on the Road – Learner Drivers on Motorways

Soon, we could see learner drivers on motorways across the UK. Learner drivers are not currently permitted to drive on motorways, even in the presence of a fully qualified driver, but that could soon be about to change following a new government proposal. If the plans are approved, the Transport Minister, […]

Unsafe on the Road – The Changing Rules on Using Your Phone Whilst Driving

One of the most dangerous things you can do on the road is using your phone whilst driving. It is vital that your concentration is 100% on your surroundings, with fellow road users, potential hazards, and pedestrians all needing your attention. Taking your eyes off the road for even a […]

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Drive Like a Dream – You’ve Passed Your Driving Test! What next?

You’ve passed your driving test – congratulations! All those lessons and hard work paid off! Once the initial excitement wears off, you might find yourself thinking “now what?” Here’s what you will need to consider before getting back behind the wheel as a qualified driver: Your Driving Licence When you […]

Practice Makes Perfect – Main Driving Test Fails

There can be any number of reasons why someone might fail their driving test. There is the potential for you to lose concentration, or suffer from a lack of confidence in the build up to test day. You may even have found yourself rushing to take your test too soon, […]