So you’re thinking about learning to drive or you’ve already taken the plunge and started your lessons – what an exciting time! You’ll soon be a licence holder and have the freedom that being a driver gives you. It can really take you places!

First things first, there’s a lot to learn! Although driving is enjoyable and gives you freedom, it also comes with a lot of responsibility. You must learn the rules of the road, the skills it takes to drive well and above all, ensure you are a safe driver.

Luckily, we are driving experts – it’s what we do. We’ve put together a selection of helpful articles on lots of different driving-related topics to give you some extra information and advice.

If there’s a driving topic that you’d like to know more about, please email us on and we will endeavour to write a blog on that subject soon.


Cars, Obstructions, People and Signs: What should you be doing before your journey. As you’re learning to drive you’ll pick up handy hints like this. Just don’t forget them when you pass your driving test! 1.Cars  Your car: Follow your ABCs; Always Be Checking, start...

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On test: Country roads

Depending on the test center and the time of year it would be quite possible that you are not going to be using country roads. Not all test centers have access to them and at certain times of the year they could be more hazardous due to ice and pockets of fog.   They...

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Understand Car Oil Levels

Engine oil is a substance comprising of base oils which are enhanced with anti-wear additive plus detergents, dispersants and, for multi-grade oils viscosity index improvers. Engine oil is used for the lubrication of internal combustion engines and proper oil care is...

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On test: Signals

Signals should be given clearly, correctly and in good time. You should also be able to react to the signals given by others. When out on test people will look over and recognise that you are on test. Someone with a hi-vis jacket and a clipboard sat next to a nervous...

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