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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 driving test mistakes

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Have you ever wondered what the most common reasons are for learners failing their driving tests? In a bid to ease the driving test backlog, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has contacted all UK-based driving instructors highlighting the main mistakes made by learner drivers. It’s hoped that if …

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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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Cheapest places to learn to drive

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Learning to drive is a goal that many look to achieve as soon as they turn 17, but new data has revealed the true cost of getting on the road in the UK. South West England is the cheapest place to learn to drive at £24 a lesson on average, …

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Top tips for passing your driving test

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As the driving test pass rate falls because of tough new real-world rules, Citroen reveals the top test tips. New rules introduced to better prepare learners for a lifetime of safe driving have made passing the driving test harder than ever with the pass rate at a 10-year low according …

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Can lucky pants help you pass your driving test?

Young driver

New research has revealed that 60% of young drivers aged 18-24 still rely on superstitions and even lucky pants to pass their driving test. Nearly half (44%) admitted that nerves affected their test in some way, with just 13% claiming they weren’t anxious at all, according to the study for …

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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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