Bad Weather - How Extreme Conditions on Roads Affect Driving

Bouts of bad weather can cause treacherous conditions on the UK’s roads, and some regions are more susceptible to the chaos that wet and wintry weather can cause. Thankfully, theory tests are designed to help al ...

Number Crunching - How Safe Are Young Drivers?

They may be fresh from completing their theory and practical test, but young drivers are still statistically likelier to get into an accident than older motorists. According to the Brake charity, just 1.5% of dri ...

4 Principal Features of Smart Motorways Every New Driver Should Know

Smart motorways have become increasingly popular over recent years -- and if you’re currently learning to drive, the odds are you’re going to encounter one once you’ve passed your test. Traffic level ...

Hazard Perception Tests - 10 Examples of Most Common Dangers to Look For

The hazards you can face on the UK’s roads vastly depend on the areas you’re driving through at the time. Motorists on rural lanes will have different dangers to contend with than a driver at a bustling cit ...

The UK's Pothole Problem - How to Protect Your Car from Damage

Potholes are a recurring problem on Britain’s roads, with a surprising number of the country’s motorists affected. According to research from the AA, one in three drivers have had their cars damaged by a po ...

Route Planning - Gearing Up For Your First Long-Distance Journey in 5 Easy Steps

So: you want to make the most of your newfound freedom by taking a four-hour drive to see friends halfway across the country. Although your shiny pink licence gives you every right to embark on this epic journey, ther ...

Are Parents Good Driving Instructors? 7 Ways Driving Practices Have Changed over the Years

Driving tests have been around for more than 80 years -- and the way examinations are conducted today is radically different from the 1930s. Indeed, even your parents and grandparents will have had to jump through di ...

Buying a New Car - What Are Your 3 Most Common Options for Finance?

Investing in a shiny new motor can be an expensive undertaking. If you’re short on cash, you may want to look into ways of spreading the cost in monthly instalments. Although this can make higher-end models ap ...

Five Effective Ways to Keep Car Insurance Costs Down

The jubilant feeling of passing your driving test can quickly become scuppered when you begin to look at quotes for car insurance. On average, 17 to 22 year olds can end up paying many thousands of pounds a year -- and ...

Renew Driving Licence: Get a New Card in No Time

It’s not often you’ll need to worry about this little errand – but all the same, getting to grips with the process of renewing your driving licence is worthwhile to guarantee that you stay on the right side ...