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Driving lessons, roundabouts and rain

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Brogan Lawrence

October 21, 2019

Hey all – I’m Brogan, and I’m currently learning to drive! Three lessons down now, and wow, my most recent one was the best one…Read more

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My first driving lesson - what I learnt

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Brogan Lawrence

October 2, 2019

A month after I agreed to become an ambassador for Marmalade, I have just had my first lesson. Well, I say my first lesson, my…Read more

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Starting my driving journey - Brogan's story

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Brogan Lawrence

August 5, 2019

Hello, my name is Brogan Lawrence and I’m a learner driver. But hopefully not for much longer. I recently turned 18, and this year I’m…Read more

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7 attempts to pass my driving test!

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Meg Roberts

June 5, 2019

I’m Meg, I’ve just turned 24 and I live in Manchester. I wanted to share my driving test story with you all, and talk about…Read more

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Expectations vs. Reality of my first driving lesson

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Ella Moger

May 28, 2019

Before hopping into the car on your first driving lesson, it’s natural to have expectations on how it will go. But do those expectations always…Read more

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What happens in your first driving lesson?

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Cailyn Bendall

May 15, 2019

Hey, my name is Cailyn and I’ve recently just started to learn to drive at 19 years old! I have done nearly 10 hours of…Read more

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Learning to drive - a parent's view!

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Crispin Moger

January 3, 2019

In February this year, Ella will be turning 17 and getting behind the wheel in driving lessons as she begins her journey to earn her…Read more

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My private practice journey so far

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Anna Johnson

December 14, 2018

Hi everyone! If you’ve kept up to date with Marmalades’ blog and social channels, you’ll probably recognise me (or my car at least!) as I…Read more

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Victims of road rage - Learner driver stories

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Chloe Martell

October 17, 2019

As many of you know, we’re petitioning for change on how learner drivers are treated when they’re on the roads. Astonishingly, 90% of learner drivers have been subject to tailgating and overtaking when in their…Read more

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Kimberley's MOT misery

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Kimberley Dodge

September 27, 2019

Fear. Dread. Horror. No, I’m not talking about the rush of panic when you spot a spider in your bedroom. I’m talking about the stab of fright that pierces your heart when you hear the…Read more

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Audi A1 - Chloe's review

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Chloe Martell

March 7, 2019

As a young driver, whilst I like to think that reading reviews about cars from petrol heads will help me when it comes to choosing my car, it really doesn’t. I want to know what…Read more