Learning to Drive

Is it Illegal to Drive With L Plates?

Is it Illegal to Drive With L Plates?

We all know that the law requires learner drivers to display L plates. But what about full licence holders, is it illegal to drive with L plates as a fully qualified driver? The Highway Code (Annex 3. Motor vehicle documentation and learner driver requirements) states: ‘Plates should be removed or covered when not being driven …

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Can You Pass the Driving Test Without Lessons?

Can You Pass the Driving Test Without Lessons?

Yes, it is possible to pass the driving test without taking any professional driving lessons, though the likelihood of passing will be significantly lower than a test candidate who has lessons from a professional driving instructor. You see, it’s not just about driving the car. Many unprepared learners go into the driving test with great …

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How many penalty points can you have on a provisional licence

How Many Penalty Points Can You Have on a Provisional Driving Licence

The specific law regarding how many penalty points you can have on a provisional driving licence is as follows: There is no limit to the amount of points you can have on a provisional driving licence, but when you reach 12 points or more, the matter has to go to court and the judge will …

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Driving right after passing driving test

Can You Drive Right After Passing Your Test?

Yes you can! The very moment you have passed the driving test, you can drive solo, totally independent without anyone sitting next to you watching your every move. Here’s how it works. Shortly after you hear those wondrous words emitted from the examiner ”Congratulations, I’m happy to inform you that you’ve passed.” (or something similar), …

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What to do if your Car Brakes Fail?

What to do if your Car Brakes Fail?

Car manufacturers have been using the same vehicle braking technology for decades. Over the years, there have of course been improvements, but essentially the same robust and effective technology remains intact. The reason being is that it works very well and is extremely reliable. With that in mind, unless you happen to be driving a …

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Should I change driving instructor?

Should I Change Driving Instructors?

All driving instructors must undergo a series of tests to become fully qualified are required to take periodic ‘check tests’ to ensure their standard of teaching meets an acceptable level. However, even with all this training, driving instructors vary considerably in terms of their standard of teaching, their teaching methods, professional conduct and of course …

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