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Mar 16

Are Some Second Hand Cars Safer Than Others?


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Whether you are thinking about purchasing a new or a second hand vehicle, it’s always a good idea to do plenty of research before you make a decision. The UK government is aware that an increasing number of people, particularly new drivers need guidance when it comes to safe driving. Safety ratings in the UK rely on the Euro NCAP – the new car assessment programme. An increasing number of car manufacturers now use the results of these tests to make their latest vehicles safer to drive.

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Mar 16

Amazing Drives in Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland


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Perhaps the main attraction for most young drivers is the freedom that passing your test offers. Outside England, there’s some unforgettable scenery – and none of it is really that far away! Scotland, for example, is a beautiful part of the British Isles and there are enough mountains, rivers, and green fields to please everyone.

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Mar 16

Great Tips for Learner Drivers


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Many people learn to drive when they are young, usually between 17 and 18. More women than men tend to start driving a bit later than this, but that seems to be changing. Whether you are just thinking about driving lessons, or you are already half way through a course, here are some great tips to improve your learning experience.

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10
Mar 16

Motorbikes v Cars: Which Will You Pick?


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Whether you prefer to learn to drive a car, or to ride a motorbike depends on a number of factors. Some younger drivers may decide to start with a motorbike as they are generally cheaper to buy and to run than a car. On the other hand, some people will prefer a car because they are handy for getting to and from work, and if it’s raining, you tend to remain dryer in a car than you would on a motorbike! This article looks at the pros and cons of both types of vehicle.

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03
Mar 16

Motorway Driving for New Drivers


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Once you’ve passed your driving test, there’s a strong urge to get out there and cover some serious miles. Driving on the motorway is, in some respects, easier than driving on other roads, but it does require certain skills. A growing number of new drivers now sign up for the Pass Plus training, as this will give you some experience of driving on the motorway.

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