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Part 3 - Ready to pass:
Mock tests
https://readytopass.campaign.gov.uk/mock-driving-tests/

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Mock Tests

Mock Tests

A mock driving test is a practice driving test that you do with your driving instructor. You’d never take any other tests without doing some practice ones first...

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9th July 2024

Part 2 - Ready to pass:
Handling test nerves
https://readytopass.campaign.gov.uk/driving-test-nerves/

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Managing driving test nerves

Managing driving test nerves

Nervousness is a natural reaction to tests and exams. And driving tests are no different. Driving examiners know this, and they’ll do their best to help you relax...

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2nd July 2024

Part 1 - Ready to pass:
The skills you need
https://readytopass.campaign.gov.uk/driving-skills/

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Skills you need to pass your driving test

Skills you need to pass your driving test

When you learn to drive, you’ll be learning and practising 27 important driving skills that you’ll need for a lifetime of safe driving...

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25th June 2024

Don't forget the essentials!
https://www.gov.uk/driving-test/what-to-take

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Driving test:cars

Driving test:cars

When to book your car driving test, what to take with you, what happens...

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21st May 2024

This is the coolest thing that I've ever posted
https://www.gov.uk/.../ministry-of-defence-and-mclaren...

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Ministry of Defence and McLaren team up to drive innovation

Ministry of Defence and McLaren team up to drive innovation

As part of the new partnership, the MOD will learn from McLaren Racing’s cutting-edge Accelerator team, who use knowledge and expertise from years of elite-level motorsport to produce advanced technology and manufacturing. McLaren and the MOD will work closely together to find new solutions for a variety of defence projects...

Tag: GOV.UK

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2nd Apr 2024

Probably the best resource for learners out there!
https://www.gov.uk/learn-to-drive-a-car

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Learn to drive a car: step by step

Learn to drive a car: step by step

Check what you need to do to learn to drive...

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23rd Jan 2024

Dealing with test nerves:
https://readytopass.campaign.gov.uk/driving-test-nerves/

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Managing driving test nerves

Managing driving test nerves

Nervousness is a natural reaction to tests and exams. And driving tests are no different. Driving examiners know this, and they’ll do their best to help you relax...

Tag: READYTOPASS.CAMPAIGN.GOV.UK

Tag: Top Tip Tuesday, Government Information

4th Jul 2023

Very controversial!
https://www.gov.uk/.../improving-driving-test...

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Improving driving test availability and processes: consultation outcome

Improving driving test availability and processes: consultation outcome

We ran a consultation between 25 January and 8 March 2022 about changing some policies that affect learning to drive and driving tests. We wanted to get your views on ideas to...

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11th Apr 2023

Oh dear oh dear!
https://www.gov.uk/.../driving-examiner-strike-april-2023

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Driving examiner strike: April 2023

Driving examiner strike: April 2023

Some driving tests might be affected by strike action at times during April 2023...

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4th Apr 2023

Vehicular automation:
https://www.gov.uk/.../uk-government-backing-helps-launch...

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UK givernment backing help launch world first self-driving bus

UK givernment backing help launch world first self-driving bus

"Passengers will be boarding the world's first fully sized self-driving bus service in Edinburgh..."

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14th Mar 2023

More DVSA Strikes on the way...
Will we ever start to chip away at the backlog created by the delays?

https://www.gov.uk/.../driving-examiner-strike-march-2023

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Driving Examiner strike: March 2023

Driving Examiner strike: March 2023

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7th Mar 2023

DVSA urge learners to be test ready:
https://www.gov.uk/.../learner-drivers-urged-to-be-test...

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Learner drivers urged to be test-ready as pass rate falls

Learner drivers urged to be test-ready as pass rate falls

Learner drivers are being urged to check they're ready to pass their...

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11th Oct 2022

An interesting read!
https://www.gov.uk/.../collec.../driving-instructor-research

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Driving instructor research

Driving instructor research

"Research carried out with approved driving instructors about how..."

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16th Aug 2022

"The standards of vision for driving"
https://www.gov.uk/driving-eyesight-rules

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Driving Eyesight rules

Driving Eyesight rules

The eyesight rules to pass your driving test and for whatever you're driving...

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26th Jul 2022

Guidance on Mock Driving tests
Useful for learners and instructors alike!

https://www.gov.uk/.../carry-out-mock-driving-tests-for...

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Carry out mock driving tests for your pupils

Carry out mock driving tests for your pupils

What driving instructors should do to carry out realistic mock driving tests...

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12th Jul 2022

Understanding your driving test result:
https://www.gov.uk/.../understanding-your-driving-test...

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Understanding your driving test result

Understanding your driving test result

Find out what's assessed during your driving test, what things count as faults, and how to improve...

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14th Jun 2022

Advice for new ADI's and Supervising Drivers:
https://www.gov.uk/guid.../rules-for-observing-driving-tests

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Sit in and observe driving tests

Sit in and observe driving tests

You can sit in and observe a driving test if you're 16 or over, but cannot take any part in...

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7th Jun 2022

From the book: What happens on Driving Test Day!
https://www.gov.uk/driving-test/what-happens-during-test

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Driving test: cars

Driving test: cars

When to book your car driving test, what to take with you, what happens during the test ...

Tag: GOV.UK

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8th Mar 2022

Imminent changes to the driving test procedures: https://www.gov.uk/.../driving-tests-improving...

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Driving tests: improving availablity and processes

Driving tests: improving availablity and processes

Safe driving is a lifetime skill and something that improves with experience. But obtaining a broad range of skills, knowledge and understanding, and driving experience, during the initial learning to drive stage is vitally important...

Tag: GOV.UK

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8th Feb 2022

More Top Tip Tuesday, concerning Legislation change for drivers.
https://www.gov.uk/.../draft-legislation-the-motor...

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Draft Legislation: The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021

Draft Legislation: The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021

A new draft statutory instrument, meaning that car drivers will not need to take another test to tow a trailer or caravan...

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7th Dec 2021

Trailers - coming to your licence?
https://www.gov.uk/.../new-rules-for-towing-a-trailer-or...

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New rules for towing a trailer or caravan from autumn 2021

New rules for towing a trailer or caravan from autumn 2021

There will be new rules about towing a trailer or caravan with a car later in 2021...

Tag: GOV.UK

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5th Oct 2021

Big Brother is always watching! https://www.gov.uk/.../footage-shows-driver-on-phone...

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Footage shows driver on phone narrowly avoid hitting police in HGV 'supercab'

Footage shows driver on phone narrowly avoid hitting police in HGV 'supercab'

Veering on to the hard shoulder and back again, narrowly avoiding a collision with another HGV, the driver caught in the footage was using his mobile phone at the wheel....

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15th Jun 2021

Automated driving?
https://www.gov.uk/.../rules-on-safe-use-of-automated...

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Rules on safe use of automated vehicles on GB roads

Rules on safe use of automated vehicles on GB roads

Automated vehicle technology is set to play a major role in the transport revolution happening today across the UK, helping to improve transport across the nations by making everyday journeys safer, more flexible and more reliable...

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15th Jun 2021

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8th Mar 2021

Latest DVSA email:
Driving Lessons to restart 12th April, Driving tests to commence 22nd April
Theory tests to restart 12th April.

Keep an eye on your inbox for Theory/Practical test rescheduelling and I'll be in touch soon!

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8th Mar 2021

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22nd Feb 2021

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10th Feb 2021

Keep on keeping on.... I'll be in touch as soon as we hear some positive news.

I'm missing being out in the roads teaching you all, but we'll be back up to speed (pardon the pun!) in next to no time

More Theory Thursday http://www.mikesdrivinglessons.co.uk/blog/theory-thursday.html

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28th Jan 2021

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4th Jan 2021

Theory test contact center closures as a result of Tier 4 restrictions.

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2nd jan 2021

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