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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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Most expensive countries to pass your driving test

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New research has revealed the cost of learning to drive is wildly different depending on where in the world you live, but Brits don’t have it too bad. The study by learner driver insurance specialist Veygo by Admiral found that costs range from just over £300 in Malta to more …

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High number of new drivers in car accidents

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One in five drivers are involved in a car accident during their first year of motoring, according to a new survey. The research, conducted by GAP insurance brokers ALA, found out how many accidents and offences are caused by drivers in their first 12 months on the road. Between April …

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Britain’s most popular first car revealed

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Ford cars top the league when it comes to favourite first cars from 1950 to the present day, according new research. The humble Ford Fiesta and Ford Escort are the most popular first cars in Britain over the past 67 years, with the Morris Minor, Mini and Nissan Micra among …

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Drivers admit they’d struggle to pass test now

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Most motorists think they are a worse driver now than when they first passed their test, according to a surprising new study. Research from Young Driver, the UK’s largest provider of pre-17 driving lessons, revealed that only 43% felt they were better behind the wheel now than when they first …

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Young drivers – true cost revealed

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The cost of getting a young driver on the road is now £6,768, according to new research from GoCompare.com. The price of becoming a new driver has increased by just over 18% in the last five years with insurance costs now making up around one third of the total bill. …

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