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Jul 18

Conquer your Driving Test Nerves


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Everyone suffers from nerves at one time or another, but some people can be more impacted than others. Nerves can be particularly inconvenient during periods when it is important to be at the height of your concentration, such as when you are taking your driving test. Happily however, there are a number of things that new drivers can do in order to ensure that their chances of passing the driving test on the first attempt are not scuppered by their own nerves.

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Jun 18

8 Ways to Fail Your Driving Test!


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People fail their driving tests for a number of reasons, but there are some causes that are more common than others…

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Oct 17

Manchester: Driving Test Cheat Jailed


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A fraudster that made a living taking driving tests on behalf of other people has been sent back to prison, and told that his sentences will only keep getting longer if he continues to commit the same offence over and over again.

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Aug 17

Top Tips for your Practical Driving Test


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Very few people ever feel completely ready for, and confident about, their driving test, even after taking endless driving lessons and learning on the road for hundreds of miles and dozens of hours.

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Mar 17

A Look at Advanced Driving Training Schemes


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It is an achievement to pass the driving test, and to be able to drive yourself wherever you want to go. There are some things that are not covered in any depth, but it is possible to take one of the advanced driving training tests. Advanced tests will not only make you a safer driver; in some occupations more in-depth driving training will more than likely get you the job.

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Feb 17

Does Location Affect Driving Test Results?


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You, or a member of your family may just have applied for a provisional driving licence, or may be looking forward to taking your actual driving test. You may find it hard to believe that not all driving test centres are equal, just as not all driving tutors are equal. The fact is that where you take your test will more than likely affect your chance of passing. The national average of first time passes, according to figures from the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) is around 47%, but numbers can vary dramatically, depending on where you live.

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Oct 16

Government Consults Public on Driving Test Changes


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This year, the proposed changes to the driving test put forward by the DVSA have been sent out for public consultation. Although the consultation period is now at an end, some sources show that the public, a good number of whom were existing licence holders, were mostly in agreement that the independent part of the test should be extended.

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Sep 16

Driving Test Shakeup on the Cards


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New technologies, and their increasing use in everyday life, often require a new look at how we assess things, including the skills needed to drive a car. From power assisted steering to satellite navigation systems, the way we drive, and what we expect from modern vehicles has changed dramatically in the last few decades. Some of these changes have prompted calls for new ways of assessing the skills of someone learning to drive.

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Aug 16

Changing Jobs? Get a Driving Licence


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Whether you have been in your present job for some time, or you simply feel like a change, having a driving licence could significantly increase your chances of finding work. Recent research by the Royal Motoring Club Foundation indicates that job seekers have a greater chance of finding work if they hold a current driving licence.

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May 16

Be Prepared for Your Driving Test


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You may have been driving on a provisional licence and accompanied by a certified driver for some time, but are you ready to take your test? Be aware that many people do not pass the driving test first time out, and that is nothing to be ashamed of. Most learners fail either because they forget their theory, aren’t clear enough on the Highway Code, or due to their nervous reactions.

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