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Check your eyesight regularly!

Check you meet the minimum eyesight requirements with DVLA’s number plate test Good eyesight is a must when it comes to safe driving. As drivers, we’ve got to be able to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres. That’s the minimum eyesight standard. 20 metres is about five car lengths or eight […]

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New driving test 6 months on

It’s now been 6 months since the introduction of the new driving test and figures show that there has been a small reduction in the pass rate of 1.4% from 46.8% last year to 45.4%. This however is expected to increase once candidates and instructors become more familiar with the new test and how it’s […]

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Customer update

As of Tuesday 31 July 2018 Bill Haines has decided to leave Begin Driving and move on to pastures new, we wish him well for the future. If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to contact Begin Driving on 01323 647078.

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Why use a Driving School

The Driving Standards Agency strongly advises that learner drivers take lessons from an Approved Driving Instructor, who works for a professional driving school or is self-employed. There are many benefits to choosing a driving school or self-employed qualified instructor over asking a friend or relative to teach you to drive, and the main advantages are […]

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Theory Test Explained

Since 1996 all candidates wanting to take a practical driving test must first pass a theory test. The theory test is made up of two parts, a multiple choice section and a hazard perception test. The multiple choice is delivered using a touch screen computer and mouse. You must answer 50 questions and get a […]

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Begin Driving meeting

The Begin Driving team came together on the 2nd July for one of our regular meetings that take place throughout the year. It’s a great opportunity for us all to have a bit of a catch up with each other and talk about any recent or up and coming changes within the learner driver industry. […]

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