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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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Tailgating explained – what it is and how to spot it

When other vehicles get too close to your rear bumper they're tailgating. Find out how to deal with tailgaters, and how to stop yourself from tailgating, in this blog.

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How to beat anxiety on your driving test

In this blog, Cat tells us about the challenges she faced during her driving test and gives us some great advice about how she overcome them.

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How to control your driving test nerves

In this post, guest blogger Diane from L of a way 2 Pass shows how emotions can affect your ability to drive safely and confidently on the day of your driving test.

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Compulsory Basic Training and me...Samantha’s story

In this blog, Samantha talks about what inspired her to learn to ride, gives us some excellent tips on preparing for compulsory basic training (CBT) and talks us through what happened on the big day!

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What you need to know about CBT

Follow Jess as she shares her experience of Compulsory Basic Training (CBT). You’ll learn about proper prep, what happens on the day and what to consider next.

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The Highway Code and the New Hierarchy of Road Users

In this blog, we'll take a look at an important change to the Highway Code and give you the lowdown on how the new rules improve safety for everyone.

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A Guide to the New Mobile Phone Rules

In this blog we'll look at the new mobile phone rules in the Highway Code.

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A guide to driving through tunnels without tears

In this blog we'll explore driving through tunnels. On the way we’ll look at important topics such as staying safe and what to do if there's an emergency.

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Essential tips for safe driving in windy conditions

In this blog we explore how to stay safe when it's windy. On the way you'll learn about journey planning, overtaking and vulnerable road users.

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Top tips for driving in icy conditions

In this blog we'll explore the skills you need to drive safely when there's ice on the road.

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A beginner’s guide to vulnerable road users pt 2

Hello and welcome to the second part of our ‘guide to vulnerable road users.’ In this post we’re going to take a look at what you can do to stay safe around cyclists.

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A beginner’s guide to vulnerable road users pt 1

In this post, we’re going to take a look at two groups of vulnerable road users – pedestrians and motorcyclists. But just what is a vulnerable road user? And why is it important that you …

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Top tips for fuel-efficient driving

In this blog we'll explore how to drive with fuel-efficiency in mind.

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Highway Code Changes: make sure you stay up to date

In this blog we’ll explore why it’s essential to keep up to date with changes to the Highway Code.

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More safe driving tips for young male drivers

In this blog, we’re going to take a look at a rather splendid new campaign from our friends at THINK!

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How to drive safely through roadworks

In this blog we’ll show you how to keep cool when your journey is delayed by roadworks.

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How mindfulness can help you to become a better driver

In this blog post, we’ll hear from San Harper, a Gloucester-based approved driving instructor who’s been using mindfulness practices with her pupils.


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