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Young male driver sat in car with male driving instructor

An insider view of a driving lesson

06 January 2017

Bobby Hopkinson

Our young driver Bobby recently passed his theory test after 2 previous attempts! He’s now looking to book in for his practical in the next few months and has been busy practicing his maneuverers and generally getting to grips with the road. In this video Bobby and his driving instructor Bob Seys go through the steps on how to pull off and merge into the flow of traffic along with how to approach a roundabout in a safe and correct manner!
Young driver posing in front of computer with passed sign on screen

Third time's a charm! My first "official" driving achievement

21 December 2016

Bobby Hopkinson

My latest driving update is that I have jumped the first hurdle (and not fallen flat on my face!) and actually passed my theory test! No big deal I hear you say - for me it was, I failed twice, missed one test and I eventually passed last week! Granted me getting the date wrong and missing one test was totally my fault - my first bit of advice would be double/triple check the DATE and TIME of your test...
Jack Nicholson peering out of frozen windscreen

How to stop your windscreen from freezing

06 December 2016

Holly West-Robinson

Jack Frost is certainly making himself more and more apparent now it's got to this time of year! Nobody likes having to get up at the crack of dawn to scrape their car first thing in the morning, so you may as well save yourself some time by using some of these handy tricks instead!
2 black vehicles involved in a car accident

The pledge that really could make a difference

24 November 2016

Holly West-Robinson

You may have heard about a particular “pledge” that Brake Road Safety are currently running as part of #roadsafetyweek! The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness among drivers young and old in a bid to make them more conscious of their behaviour on the road. This ranges from using a mobile phone behind the wheel, speeding, driving impaired, looking after the safety of your passengers and ensuring your driving isn’t affected by poor vision – aka getting your peepers tested every 2 years!