A coroner has urged the DVSA to introduce a tougher driving test for older drivers following the death of a 61-year-old grandmother who was struck by an 88-year-old driver with ‘undiagnosed dementia.’ The accident reopens the debate about renewing the licences of drivers of a certain age… Should we hand in our driving licences after […]
10 driving lessons for £99, a pricing strategy that seems like a bargain for cash-starved learner drivers in a hurry to pass their driving test. However, do these pay upfront, intensive driving courses actually represent good value for money? Let’s find out… £99 for an intensive driving course sounds like a good deal, and gives […]
Motorists Support Compulsory Driving Test Resit Every 5 Years A recent survey shows that UK drivers back compulsory driving test resits every 5 years. Just how practical is the idea and will motorists have to pay to retake the practical driving test? With 45 million licence holders in the UK, just how practical is it […]
The continuing decline of driving theory test pass rates in the UK has spread to Northern Ireland it seems. Latest driving theory test failure figures have been splattered across the Belfast Telegraph. Whatâ€™s going on with the nationâ€™s learner drivers? Good job Book Theory Test Today a 3 free retests scheme.
Do you live in the Hampshire town of Andover? Are you a learner driver looking to take your theory test? Andover driving theory test centre looks set to be converted into a full-time facility, which is great news for local learner drivers. Â
Alasâ€¦ Speeding fines across England and Wales increased on April 24th (2017). Why? More and more British drivers are getting caught speeding, including learner motorists! So beware, getting slapped with any of the new UK speeding fines WILL cost you dearly, if youâ€™re caught getting over-enthusiastic with the accelerator.
Information on further driving test cancellations due to upcoming driving examiner strikesâ€¦
Following the recent driving examinersâ€™ strike, we hear of a number of learner driver driving test cancellations up and down the country. Where were learners hit hardest?
A first time driving test pass means you could be eligible for a part-refund of the cost of booking a DVSA practical test. The government is hoping that the incentive will increase first time driving test pass numbers, which currently stands at a paltry 21%.
Following on from our blog last week about the driving examinersâ€™ strike, if you had a driving test cancelled as a result of the walk out, you can claim an out-of-pocket expenses. Hereâ€™s howâ€¦