Archive: driving tips

Motorways

Even while motorways cause panic in people who have never driven on them or have limited experience, they are the safest roads to travel on in the United Kingdom. Motorway with a cross overhead Motorways have a top speed of 70 miles an hour...

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Dual Carriageway

A dual carriageway is defined as at least one lane of traffic (typically two or more travelling in the same direction) separated from the other carriageway travelling in the opposite direction by a central reservation and barrier. Unless separated...

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Roundabouts

If you’re new to the UK or to driving, roundabouts can be perplexing and difficult to navigate. Roundabouts are typically feared by new drivers since there is so much going on at once and quick reactions are sometimes required. Roundabouts...

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MSM (Mirror Signal Manoeuvre)

You’ve probably heard of the driving manoeuvre Mirror Signal Manoeuvre, or MSM for short because it’s commonly employed while training someone to drive. Although MSM looks to be a simple method to utilise while driving, it is used in...

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Junctions

In order to prepare for the driving test, you will need to experience a variety of traffic junctions while learning to drive. You will almost definitely have to deal with a variety of crossroads throughout your driving test. The junctions guide will...

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Find a Driving Instructor

GOV.UK can help you identify local driving schools and classes, but there are numerous variables to consider when selecting a driving instructor who will best suit your needs. Choosing a trained and graded instructor who can provide you with a...

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Cyclists

As the number of cyclists on the road grows, so does the number of accidents between vehicles and cyclists. In 2014, there were 3,401 badly wounded bikers and 113 fatalities, according to official accident figures. Examiners are aware of this and...

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Pedestrian Crossing

Whether you’re new to driving in the UK or just starting out, it’s crucial to understand how pedestrian crossings function from a driver’s perspective, as well as the different types of crossings and how to approach them. Different...

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Anticipation and Planning

After you’ve grasped the fundamentals of how to control the car and use its controls to a reasonable level of proficiency while learning to drive, anticipation and planning are two of the most important next steps in not only learning to drive...

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Braking

You’re likely to be a little intense with the brake pedal as a learner driver. This is completely normal, and perfecting it requires time and practice. There’s more to stop than just squeezing the brake pedal. There are many different...

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