Learning to Drive

If you are learning to drive then you have come to the right place. We have all the resources you need for driving test success.

We not only have practical tutorials, but you can also practice online for your theory test.

Bus Lanes & Tram Lanes

Bus lanes are becoming a very common sight on our roads now. It’s difficult to drive through any major town or city without coming across one of them. A continuous white line separates the bus lane from the normal driving lane. Also, it may have a different colour or textured road surface. You may also

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Yellow Box Junction Rules

Yellow box junction rules first started in London in 1967. They help to ensure that junctions on busy roads are kept clear. The basic rule is that you shouldn’t stop in one. You shouldn’t enter the box unless you’re sure you can reach the other side without stopping in the middle. You will normally see

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Pedestrian Crossing Rules

There are basically two kinds of pedestrian crossing, the zebra crossing and those controlled by lights. Pedestrian crossing rules can be needlessly confusing and differ between different types of crossing. All however, have white zigzag markings on the approach to them. You must not park within this area, or overtake a moving motor vehicle. Zebra

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Crossing Approaching Traffic

When turning into a side road, you may be crossing approaching traffic. When vehicles are coming directly towards you, the gap can close very quickly; you need to be certain that you’ve enough time to make the turn safely. Where ‘crossing’ can be particularly hazardous however, is when traffic is stationary. Look at the situation

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Cyclists and Cycle Lanes

Cyclists and Cycle lanes are a common sight on today’s roads. As vulnerable road users, it’s a driver’s responsibility to make allowances for them. Being ‘vulnerable‘ means that they’re at risk of injury and worse if drivers fail to look out for them. Although this article refers mainly to cyclists, you should give the same

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Effective Use of Mirrors

At the start of these lessons we mentioned how important effective use of mirrors is to safe driving. Once you start venturing into busy traffic you’ll find out just how true this is. All modern cars have an internal main mirror and two external door mirrors. The door mirrors sometimes have a curved surface which

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Driving in Busy Traffic

During your early programme of lessons, it’s vital that you don’t rush into things by driving in busy traffic before you’re ready. The learning process has to be gradual. You should only move on when you’ve gained a reasonable mastery of what you’ve already learned. If you go into a situation which you’re not prepared

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