How to Stay Safe While Driving This Christmas

Help yourself stay safe while driving this Christmas by being prepared. Whether you are travelling a long distance to visit friends and family, or travelling home from the Christmas party, keep yourself safe by planning your journey in advance. Arrange a lift if you’re out drinking Whether you are planning a big night out at … Read more

Learner Drivers Will Be Allowed on Motorways from 2018

From 2018, learner drivers will be allowed on UK motorways for the very first time. The exact date of the change will be revealed nearer the time, and the Highway Code rules on motorways will be updated accordingly. It will remain illegal for learner drivers to drive on motorways until the law changes. So while … Read more

Different types of crossing: Know your Pelican from your Puffin

A crossing is a crossing, isn’t it? The safest place to cross any road is of course a pedestrian crossing. But what many pedestrians and learner drivers may not be aware of is there is more than just one type of crossing in the UK. Each has its unique rules and regulations and some are … Read more

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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