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LEARNER CAR INSURANCE

What is a Provisional Driving Licence? And How Long It Lasts

If you want to learn to drive, whether it’s a car, a motorbike or a moped, first you’ll need a provisional driving licence. What Is A Provisional Licence? A provisional driving licence is legally required not just for driving lessons, but also for theory tests, hazard perception tests, and your practical driving test. What Does … Read more

How to Stop Stalling Your Car: Finding the Biting Point

If you’re a new driver or a learner, stalling your car can feel mortifying. When you come to a sudden halt, and when the cars behind you start beeping their horns, you start to feel like you’re holding the whole world up. But we’re here to tell you that any driver can stall. All it … Read more

How old do you have to be to drive in the UK?

How old do you have to be to be able to legally drive in the UK? This might seem like a simple question with a simple answer. But the situation is a little bit more complex than you might think. There are quite a few things to bear in mind, and a few special circumstances … Read more

Survey Finds Parents Underestimate Children’s Poor Driving Habits

Our survey found young drivers were 2.5 times more likely to drink drive than their parents expected, while  a quarter of young drivers admitted to using their mobile phone at the wheel. In a survey run by Go Girl, we asked young drivers and parents about their experiences learning to drive and once they start … Read more

Essential Learner Driver Insurance Rules You Need to Know

Do you need car insurance as a learner driver? Yes, you do. When you’re unfamiliar with how cars and roads work, accidents can happen. Learner drivers are more likely to be involved in accidents, so it should come as no surprise that it’s illegal to learn to drive without insurance. Why You Need Learner Driver … Read more

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Essential Car Checks before a Long Journey

Checking your car before a long journey is important at any time of year, however, it becomes even more essential in the winter months when the weather conditions are often less than ideal which makes it especially important to give your car a once over before you leave. Check your lights If you’re making a … Read more

How to Pass the Hazard Perception – Top Tips

The Hazard Perception Test makes up one of two elements of your Theory Test.  Rather than have to answer questions, you will be presented with a series of videos, and your score will be based upon how long it takes you to react to the events in the videos by clicking the mouse.  You will … Read more

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How to do an emergency stop on your driving test

One in three people taking their driving test will be asked to do an emergency stop. The emergency stop will be done in addition to your other manoeuvres. Although you should always be prepared to do an emergency stop should the situation arise, if your examiner would like to see you demonstrate an emergency stop, … Read more

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How to Prepare for your Driving Test

Some people look forward to their driving test, and the day they will finally have freedom on the roads, while others find themselves full of nerves.  Whichever group you find yourself in, being prepared is the key to success. Preparing for the day Practice makes perfect, so the best way to prepare for your driving … Read more

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Driving in the Rain: What you need to Know

Sudden showers and prolonged downpours can occur throughout the year, so driving in the rain is a skill that all new drivers have to acquire, and fast. Driving in the Rain – Essential Tips Wet surfaces can almost double your stopping distance, so slow down and take it easy Keep your air conditioning on to … Read more