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Mastering Manoeuvres: How to Bay Park (Plus Reference Points)

Bay parking is possibly one of the newest manoeuvres that you may be asked to do on your driving test. It involves reversing into and parking your car safely in the bay of a car park or street. As we stated in our article “Driving manoeuvres on your test and how to master them“, it … Read more

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Win £250 towards Driving Lessons

Go Girl Car Insurance are offering one lucky winner the chance to win driving lessons up to the value of £250! So you’ve got your provisional license and passed your theory test, well done. Whether you’ve already started driving lessons or just saving up towards them, you’ll know that you may need between 40 to … Read more

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How many lessons does it take to pass your driving test?

Whether you’ve just started learning to drive or you’ve been learning for a while, it’s natural to question how many lessons it’ll take, on average, to pass your driving test. You’ve probably already asked friends and family so you can get an idea of how much it’s going to cost and how long it might … Read more

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Knowing When to Use Fog Lights (and How to Turn Them on)

Your car’s rear fog lights are there to help other drivers spot you in foggy conditions. It’s a legal requirement that all cars have these fitted. Knowing when to use fog lights seems like a no-brainer: Turn them on when it’s foggy, and turn them off when it’s not. But is there anything more to … Read more

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Failed Your Practical Driving Test – What to do Now

Failing your driving test is nothing to be ashamed of.  The chances are, you know plenty of other people who have been in the same situation, you just might not realise it – only around half of all drivers pass their test the first time, and this figure is even lower amongst women. Find out … Read more

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What’s the Difference Between a Dual Carriageway and a Motorway?

There are no silly questions when it comes to driving a car. The best drivers are the ones who know they don’t have all the answers and are willing to learn. It’s those drivers who will likely pay the least in insurance over their driving life. Luckily, we are here to answer the most common … Read more

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The Top 10 Driving Theory Test Apps for Android & iPhone

You’ve bought your learner driver insurance, you’ve had lots of lessons, and now you are ready to get serious about your test. Most households have a dog-eared copy of a driving theory test guide sitting on a shelf somewhere. While these may have been the only way to pass your test in days gone by, … Read more

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UK Festivals List: Get the best out of summer with our interactive festival map

The sun is out and festival season has finally arrived. We may specialise in offering comprehensive car insurance to young drivers, but we also want to ensure you get to experience all the music fuelled adventures within your reach on the road. That’s why we have created an interactive map of the best festivals in … Read more

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Where to Put L Plates on a Car and How to Prepare Your Car for a Learner

If you are teaching a learner to drive you have many responsibilities. It’s important that, as a supervisor, you know what your responsibilities are. Where to put L plates One of your many responsibilities is to make sure the L plates are placed correctly. L plates should be visible from both the front and back … Read more

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Driving Test Essentials: What to Take on Your Driving Test

The day of your driving test is a day that you will have spent a lot of time and money preparing for. While you may have spent a lot of time thinking about preparing your driving, preparing yourself by bringing along the right items can still make or break it. The necessities: What to take … Read more