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The Highway Code

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What is The Highway Code?

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We Are Marmalade

April 7, 2018

If you’re learning to drive or are a newly qualified driver you’ll need no introduction to the Highway Code - it plays a major part…Read more

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Rules of the road

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We Are Marmalade

January 25, 2018

Reading the Highway Code can seem like an overwhelming task so we’ve pulled together some important parts to help make it a bit easier to…Read more

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What is my stopping distance?

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We Are Marmalade

December 19, 2017

We'll start with the basics, then look at how things such as the weather, your tyres, and distractions, and have an impact on your stopping…Read more

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Driving advice Learning to drive 3 min read

Only a fool breaks the 2 second rule!

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December 18, 2017

Only a fool breaks the 2-second rule! The 2-second rule is a rough guide, on how much space to leave between you and the car…Read more

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Thinking, braking and stopping

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We Are Marmalade

December 15, 2017

You can be forgiven for thinking that your braking distance is the same as your stopping distance, but it's not. Here, we look at what…Read more

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Driving advice Learning to drive 4 min read

Road signs: what do they mean?

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We Are Marmalade

August 24, 2017

Even once you’ve passed your test, recognising and differentiating traffic signs can be somewhat confusing. A warning sign and a sign giving orders may look…Read more

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