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Well done to Alex who put in an amazing motorway drive on her pass plus today....

Blackpool was "lovely" :')

Thanks for signing a spot, and enjoy your new car when it arrives!

Tag: School News

18th Sept 2017

Mike Fowler taking part in The Big Learner Relay

Mike Fowler, a driving instructor in Rochdale, is one of hundreds of driving instructors and pupils across United...


Tag: School News

13th Sept 2017

We've gone spotty!

We're taking part in The Big Learner Relay, raising money for Children In Need.

Sponsor a spot and raise some money for a fantastic cause :)

Find out more about the Big learner Relay at

Tag: School News

12th Sept 2017

A massive Well Done to Alex who smashed her practical test today at Chadderton Test Centre. Cracking drive!

Stay safe and I'll see you soon for our roadtrip :D

Want to know more about getting your full licence? Click here:

Tag: School News

8th Sept 2017

Signal Timing and Theory Thursday; Everyone should get this right, no excuses!

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Tag: Theory Thursday

31st Aug 2017

How would a driving licence change your life?
Check out Harry's Story of gaining his Independence here:

View Harry's Story

Harry's Story - Mikes Driving Lessons

This is a quick cartoon showing Harry's story of learning to drive and getting his independence. Want to get on the road too? Simply contact us on any of ...


Tag: General

31st Oct 2015

Naughty naughty!!! Documentation is very important, especially when it comes to the Driving Test!

Check this out for a drama on test day:

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DRiving instructor's uninsured car pulled over during test | adi news


Tag: Top Tip Tuesday

29th Aug 2017

Road positioning and legalities!
What would you do on the road, and more importantly, how would you keep yourself safe?

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Tag: Theory Thursday

24th Aug 2017

Nerves are an important factor in anything, especially in the driving test! How could we use them to our advantage?

Definately worth a read:…/how-to-deal-with-drivi…

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How to deal with driving test nerves

Nervous about sitting your driving test? You're not alone! How to overcome driving test nerves It's essential that you feel confident BEFORE you put in for your


Tag: Top Tip Tuesday

22nd Aug 2017

Did you know you can buy gift vouchers for Driving Lessons?
A perfect gift for a birthday or Christmas!

Email to order, or for more info, call us on 07825 636 871

Stocks are Very limited and running out, so it's currently First-come First-served, but all Voucher Hours will be redeemable! Don't Miss Out!

Tag: School News | General

30th November 2016

Congrats to Niles Dixon who wrapped up his pass plus course today, handling all the chaos the M60 could throw at him!

We even met a minion too!

Stay safe out there and be sure to wave when you spot me :D

Thanks for the Jim Bean too you legend.

Want to know more about motorway tuition? Click here:

Tag: School News

21st Aug 2017

Trailers and Licencing Categories
A VERY difficult one, even for me!
Correct answers win a mars bar :D

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Tag: Theory Thursday

17th Aug 2017

Drink and Drug-driving is the topic of today's Tuesday article, and the devastating consequences it can have, both legally and morally.…/121-drink-and-drug-drivers-caugh…

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121 drink and drug drivers caught in a week | adinews

A total of 121 drivers were detected for drink/drug driving offences following 3,619 breath tests carried out in last week's Police Scotland drink/drug drive ca...


Tag: Top-tip Tuesday

15th Aug 2017

Struggling with the Theory test?
Perhaps you are unsure when exactly to click on the Hazard Perception phase?
Get all your questions answered in our FREE e-book "Everything you need to know for the Theory Test" packed with top tips and hints to get you the pass you deserve!
Available to download here:

everything you need to know for the theory test

Mikes Driving Lessons, Royton, Oldham - Everything you need to know for the Theory Test...

Find out more about starting Driving Lessons with Mike in the Oldham and Rochdale areas of...


Tag: School News

11th May 2016

What does a Blue sign indicate to us?
More Theory Thursday!

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Tag: Theory Thursday

10th Aug 2017

Course he's done it!

Massive congratulations to Niles for passing his test First Time at Rochdale driving test centre.

Even the examiner thanked you for the smooth drive!

Stay safe and I'll see you soon for our pass plus :)

Want to get your licence first time too? Check out:

niles passes test with mikes driving lessons

Tag: School News

9th Aug 2017

A Top Traffic Tip today, one for the drivers who may have to commute a fair distance each day once they have passed!…/Drivers-lose-an-average-of-10-da…

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Drivers lose an average of 10 days a year due to congestion | adinews

Research suggests that 10 days a year are lost due to sitting in rush hour traffic and congestion...


Tag: Top-tip Tuesday

8th Aug 2017

Do you know about our "Recommend a Friend" scheme?
If you're a current or former pupil and you recommend Mike's Driving Lessons to a friend, when they make their first block booking you receive £20. Easy!
Some T&C's do apply so message us on here or simply ask during lessons!

Tag: School News | General News

6th Jan 2016

Motorway signage and Theory Thursday today, would the rules differ on a "Smart" motorway?

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Tag: Theory Thursday

3rd Aug 2017

Another Dashcam related Top Tip, what are your opinions on this?

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Lady Susan Zetland cleared of dangerous driving after crash - BBC News


Tag: Top-tip Tuesday

1st Aug 2017

Congrats again to Matt who wrapped up his pass plus course in style in sunny Blackpool today!

An absolutely cracking drive with a fantastic Satnav too (remember to send me that link!) ;)

Stay safe now and enjoy your independence

Fancy a chippy? Check out more on motorway driving here:

Tag: School News

31st July 2017

Early morning start at the lake

Tag: School News

28th July 2017

Paperwork and documentation, a very tricky one for you today!

Answers in the Inbox or comments as usual guys!

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Tag: Theory Thursday

27th July 2017

Top Tip Tuesday and motorway speed limits today, this could make Pass Plus courses fun!…/Motorway-speed-limit-could-be-cu…

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Motorway speed limit could be cut from 70mph to 60mph | adinews

The Government is considering a number of possible actions to tackle air pollution in the UK, one of them being changing the speed limit on motorways from 70mph...


Tag: Top-tip Tuesday

25th July 2017

Window Mounted Cat Bed Hammock from Tootystore on Vimeo.

Tag: General

21st July 2017

Penalties and Fines the topic of today's Teaser, do you know the correct answer?

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Tag: Theory Thursday

20th July 2017

He's only gone and done it!

Big big well done to Niamh for putting in a fantastic drive at Chadderton Test centre today!

Just in time for your birthday too.

Enjoy your freedom and I'll see you soon for our motorway drive!

Want your full Licence just like Niamh? Don't delay call us on 07825636871 or check out

niamh passes her test with mike fowler adi

Tag: School News

18th July 2017

It's that time of the week again, and today we've got a video demonstrating why both Mirror signal manoeuvre, and Dashcams are so important!…/porsche-driver-narrowly-avoids…/

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Video: Porsche driver narrowly avoids car travelling wrong way on A3

A porsche driver captured on video the moment he narrowly avoided a collision with another motorist who was travelling in the wrong direction on the A3


Tag: Top-tip Tuesday

18th July 2017

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