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The importance of vehicle walkaround checks

Hello! In this blog, we’re going to look at vehicle maintenance and discover why a little bit of regular checking can make a whole lot of difference to your safety and the safety of other …

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How to drive safely this winter

In this blog we give you some great tips for staying safe on the roads this winter.

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The new edition of Driving - The Essential Skills is out now

The new edition of Driving - The Essential Skills has published. Find out how this industry standard driving manual can help you become a better, safer driver.

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Get 35% off official DVSA learning this Christmas

Well, with Christmas coming the goose is packing on the pounds, but your friends at Safe Driving for Life are shedding them fast with our special festive offer.

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How to drive safely near HGVs

In this blog we cover the skills you need to drive safely near heavy goods vehicles.

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Finding cheaper car insurance for a 17 year-old

You might think that finding reasonably priced, high quality motor insurance as a newly qualified 17-year-old is harder than passing your driving test in the first place. Well never fear! In this blog the motor …

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‘Travel like you know them’ with the new THINK! road safety campaign

In this blog we explore THINK!'s mega-important new campaign. You'll find out how to 'travel like you know them' and help make the roads a safer place for everybody.

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The top three most difficult theory test app questions

In this blog you'll discover the most difficult theory test app questions and pick up some tips for preparing for the live test.

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How to avoid fines at box junctions

In this blog we look at box junctions. You'll find out what they are, how they help traffic to flow in busy areas and how to avoid misusing them.

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How to pass the theory test

This week, driving instructor Annie Winterburn has some great advice for you if you’re struggling to pass your theory test.

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Seven tips for safe driving in summer

In this blog we look at seven tips to keep you driving safely in summer.

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How the ‘Dutch reach’ can help you become a safer driver

In this blog we look at the ‘Dutch reach’ technique. You’ll find out what it is and how you can use it to become a better driver.

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Inappropriate speed – what it is and how to avoid it

In this blog we take a look at the dangers of inappropriate speed. You'll learn how managing it protects you and other road users.

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How to avoid driving tired

In this blog we’ll look at the way that tiredness affects driving and explore ways that you can stay alert and reach your destination safely.

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Understanding the dangers of Drink Driving

In this blog we’ll look at the impact alcohol has on your driving. We’ll also explore what drink driving means for you and other road users.

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The importance of being seen for cyclists

In this blog we discuss how cyclists can stay safe and be seen by other road users.

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Cycling safely – a rider’s perspective

In this post, guest blogger Ben talks about what it’s like to ride on the UK’s roads from a cyclist’s point of view.

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Are you ready to pass your driving test?

In this blog we'll explore DVSA's free Ready to Pass resources for learner drivers.

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Are you confused by traffic signs?

In this blog we'll explore how to build your knowledge of traffic signs. We'll also signpost you to some great resources to help you prepare for your theory test.

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Top 5 reasons to get your full motorcycle licence

In this blog we’ll look at why getting a full motorcycle licence is important.

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Why distracted driving affects your safety

In this blog we’ll explore distracted driving. Find out how it can affect your safety and what you can do to avoid it.

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Passing the theory test with Special Educational Needs

In this blog, Gordon shares his experience of using the official DVSA eLearning to pass his theory test.

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I’ve been in a collision…what do I do next?

In this post we’ll talk about what happens when you’re involved in a collision. We’ll look at what to do, what to say, and who you need to contact.


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