How can I improve parking?

improve parking

My name’s Eddie from Spot On Driving and I am a qualified Driving Instructor. In this Blog I am going to discuss parking and how some people struggle with it. I’ll cover how you can make it easier for yourself to be safe, accurate and confident to Bay Park or Parallel Park your car. We…

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How to Pass the Theory Test

How to Pass the Theory Test

This blog will explain a little bit about what the theory test is and how to prepare for and pass it. Learner drivers must pass a Theory Test before they can book their practical driving test. You must have a provisional licence before they can book the theory test. The test can be taken anytime…

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How Much Does It Cost to Learn to Drive?

How Much Does It Cost to Learn to Drive?

In this blog I’ll explain how much it costs to learn to drive and whether the cost is good value for money. Some people consider that learning to drive is quite expensive. But how expensive is it? How much does it actually cost to learn to drive a car? According to the DVSA (Driver and…

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12 Tips to Safe Driving at Christmas

12 Tips to Safe Driving at Christmas

Christmas is now here. It’s a fantastic time of the year, a time to spend more time at home with family and friends. It can also be a more dangerous time of the year for motorists and pedestrians. The weather and therefore the road conditions can start to become more treacherous, people are rushing about…

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Learn to Drive in an Automatic Car

Automatic Car

This blog has been written to help you decide whether to learn in a manual or automatic car. Why learn to drive in an automatic car The majority of people learn to drive in a manual car and the majority of cars on the roads are manual. A manual car has three pedals; a gas/…

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How to Pass the Theory Test

how to pass the theory test

This blog will cover: About the Theory Test Applying for the Theory Test Special Needs and the Theory Test Preparing for the Theory test The Day of the theory test About the Theory Test Before you can book your Practical Driving Test you must take and pass a theory test. There are two parts to…

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How To Drive Around Roundabouts

Roundabouts are one way circular roads whose aim is to keep traffic from several roads flowing. Many people are confused about how to drive around them.  Some drivers choose the wrong lanes, or they signal incorrectly potentially causing confusion to other road users. The aim of this blog is to explain which lanes to choose…

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Top Tips For Drivng In The Sun

driving in the sun

It’s fantastic to get some hot sunny weather in the summer months, but it can cause difficulties for drivers. You can be more prepared for long hot journeys by: Checking your tyre pressures. Make sure you check them when they’re cool, so before starting your journey. Checking the level of your engine coolant. A minimum…

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Dealing with Test Day Nerves

Have you got your driving test soon? Are you feeling overly nervous about it? Well you’re not alone, but try not to worry. Nerves are something that we all suffer with from time to time, but unfortunately affect some people much more than others. In this blog, I will cover some really helpful information, tips…

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Reversing A Car In A Straight Line

All drivers need to reverse their cars regularly, but it is something that many people struggle to perform accurately and, therefore, safely. As part of the UK Practical Driving Test you will be required to perform one reversing manoeuvre. This may be: Reverse Bay Park Forwards Bay Park (and reverse out again) Parallel Park Pull…

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