Passed on 36th Attempt

A learner driver did not pass his driving test under their 36th attempt. The learner finally passed at Sutton Coldfield five years after their first attempt, spending £2,232 in fees. The driver failed their first ten attempts in Kingstanding, then tried once in Kings Heath. They then went back to Kingstanding for another 12 unsuccessful [...]

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Blame The Parents For Bad Habits

Experts say aggressive or impatient driving can rub off on youngsters, who may go on to mimic the behaviour as motorists themselves. The Kids in the Car campaign, backed by the Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland, is reminding parents to pass on good habits. According to retired police traffic sergeant and psychologist Bill Carcary, [...]

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How to Master Steering

One of the key aspects to learning to operate a car proficiently is the ability to master the steering wheel – While this sounds like a simple task, there might actually be more to this task than meets the eye. Studies have shown that whatever you are looking at whilst driving will draw you in [...]

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96 And Still Driving

Harold Veazy from Melton, Leicestershire, is 96 and is determined to keep on driving until he’s 100. He is the first pensioner to feature in a new documentary, 100 Year Old Drivers Ride Again. The programme gets behind the wheel with some of Britain’s oldest drivers to find out why they still drive. However, the [...]

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