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Learning to drive Young driver stories 5 min read

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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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…Read more

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Dealing with road rage as a learner driver

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We Are Marmalade

October 3, 2019

Many learner drivers face abuse on the roads. From swearing, tailgating, abusive hand gestures – you name it, and learner drivers are subject to it.…Read more

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Learning to drive Young driver stories 5 min read

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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Learning to drive Young driver stories 5 min read

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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Learning to drive Young driver stories 7 min read

The first driving lesson on roundabouts

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Cailyn Bendall

June 18, 2019

Roundabouts, everyone’s worst nightmare. There’s a lot of bad stigma around roundabouts because they can be pretty confusing and scary as a learner driver. I’m…Read more

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Learning to drive Young driver stories 3 min read

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 is the best age to take your driving test?

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We Are Marmalade

May 24, 2019

When it comes to learning to drive, one of the biggest questions we’re faced with is to when to start. Many people hop behind the…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