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Updates to the Ready To Pass Campaign for Learner Drivers

Updates to the Ready To Pass Campaign for Learner Drivers The Ready to pass campaign organised and promoted by the DVSA is an excellent tool used by both driving instructors at Bookinstructor.co.uk and also can be used by yourself to measure if you are actually ready to take and more importantly, pass your driving test. […]

Is “coasting” your car a no-no on your driving test?

Is “coasting” your car a no-no on your driving test? In recent years, there has been increasing attention on the driving practice known as “coasting.” This term refers to driving a vehicle in neutral or with the clutch pressed down, often with the intention of saving fuel. However, this common belief has been debunked as […]

December Success Stories – Lewis Passes at Sale.

December Success Stories – Lewis Passes at Sale. Lewis’s testimonial – 19th December 2023   “As a 23-year-old travelling to my company in Central Manchester, but living 10 miles away, the importance of having a driving licence for my career cannot be overstated. I found myself in urgent need of not just any driving instructor, […]

Extended driving test – what you need to know if you have to sit one

Extended driving test – what you need to know if you have to sit one Taking an extended driving test in the UK is a requirement for certain drivers who have been disqualified due to driving offences. This article, drawing from various UK government resources, provides a comprehensive guide on what to do if you […]

Driving Test Waiting Times and What It Actually Means

Driving test waiting times and what it actually means Content created with information extracted from the DVSA published 24th October 2023: With many learner drivers waiting longer than we’d like to take a driving test, there’s obviously a lot of interest in driving test waiting times and what we are doing to reduce them. In […]

The easiest and Hardest driving test centres and how to turn the tables in your favour

The easiest and Hardest driving test centres and how to turn the tables in your favour Introduction The latest data from the DVSA (Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency) reveals some interesting insights into the easiest and hardest driving test centres across the UK. Whilst an interesting exercise it is important to note that taking professional […]

Mock Tests with your Book Instructor Driving Instructor

Mock Tests with your Book Instructor Driving Instructor Why Mock Driving Tests Can Be Your Key to Success with your Book Instructor Driving Instructor Introduction Just as you wouldn’t dream of taking an exam without prior practice, preparing for your driving test is no different. Mock tests offer a unique opportunity to hone your driving […]

Understanding the UK Driving Test Marking Sheet: Navigating Your Road to Success

The UK driving test marking sheet is the key document used by driving examiners to assess your performance during the practical test. This sheet, known as the DL25, records faults in your driving that can be categorised into minor, serious, or dangerous faults. Understanding how this sheet works can demystify the assessment process and help learner drivers focus on areas that need improvement. Here’s a detailed breakdown of what you need to know.

Navigating ‘Show Me, Tell Me’: The Complete Questions for the UK Driving Test

If you’re preparing for your practical driving test in the UK, you’ll need to be ready for the ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ section. This is where the examiner will test your knowledge on basic car safety and maintenance. The questions are designed to demonstrate that you know how to check that your car is safe for driving. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ questions you might be asked.

Preparing for Your Driving Test Day: Steps to Ensure You’re Ready

The day of your driving test can be one of the most nerve-wracking days in the process of getting your full driving license. Proper preparation not only boosts your confidence but also increases your chances of success. Here’s everything you need to do to prepare for the big day with the guidance of your driving instructor.