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Worst habits picked up by learner drivers from their parents

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Nine out of 10 driving instructors say learners picked up bad driving habits from their parents during the pandemic. A survey of instructors by Young Driver, the UK’s largest pre-17 driving school, revealed the Top 10 worst habits picked up by learners from their parents: Not following ‘mirror, signal, manoeuvre’ …

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Why young people are stalling on driving

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New research by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, gives an insight into why 17 to 24-year-olds have put the brakes on learning to drive. Of 1,000 young drivers surveyed, cost concerns were number one reason why youngsters have been put off learning to drive. The price …

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Top 10 most popular learner driver cars

Ford Fiesta

A new study has revealed that the most common car for private driving lessons is the Ford Fiesta. The Fiesta is the car most people insure for learning to drive with learner driver and temporary car insurance specialists, Veygo. Veygo reckons the UK’s best-selling new and used car is “nice …

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SEAT duo pass their driving test

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AA Driving School instructors are to be given the option to choose two of SEAT’s most popular models – the Arona crossover and Ibiza supermini. The deal struck by SEAT Fleet will see the Ibiza FR 1.0 TSI 95 PS and the Arona SE Technology 1.0 TSI 95 PS become …

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Top 10 tips for learner drivers

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Eager learners are getting back behind the wheel as driving lessons resume across the country after months of lockdown caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The UK’s largest pre-17 driving school, Young Driver, asked 1,000 motorists what advice they would give to youngsters just starting out on their driving journey as …

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Top 10 biggest fears of new drivers

Young driver

Whether you learn to drive as a fresh-faced teenager or wait until you’re a little older and wiser, all learners go through the same experiences. From the sense of fear as you first drive down a slipway to join a motorway, to the challenge of trying to parallel park on …

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Testing times for new drivers

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One in five under-35s take at least three driving tests to pass, according to new research. The study by London-based 3-in-1 transportation app, Ubeeqo, also found that learner drivers spend an average of £186 on driving tests – alarming given that 16% of 17-34 year old car owners have not …

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Under 17s driving illegally?

Driving a car

As many as one in three parents admit to letting their child drive a car before they are the legal age of 17, according to new research. The survey for discount website VoucherCodesPro.co.uk also indicates that attitudes have seemingly become more relaxed as almost half (47%) the legal driving age …

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Is 17 too young to drive?

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Find out why six out of 10 motorists want the driving age raised from 17 to 18 years… You have to be 18 before you can take to the road in most European countries, but 17-year-olds have been able to drive in the UK since the driving test was introduced …

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