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Begin Driving continues to expand

This month we welcome Scott Reed to the Begin Driving team. Scott joins us after a 20 year career in print and media. He is a highly driven individual with a relaxing, patient attitude to teaching and has a keen interest in sports. Scott will be a valuable addition to the Begin Driving team and […]

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Theory test revision

The first part to qualifying as a full licence holder is the theory test which gives learners the knowledge of rules of the road and how to recognise every day hazards that drivers face. Recent research by Driving Test Success found that 59% of 16-19 year old learner drivers found taking their Theory Test equally […]

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Drivers and mobile phones

In recent months I have been shocked at the amount of drivers using mobile phones whilst driving a vehicle on the the move, in queuing traffic, negotiating junctions and many other circumstances. Not only making phone calls but texting or just holding the mobile phone in plain view. They vary from car drivers to truck […]

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Shocking facts about children behind the wheel

Recent research has highlighted the shocking facts about children being prosecuted for dangerous driving. Every week a child is prosecuted for dangerous driving with at least 66 minors being convicted in 2015. Despite not being legally old enough to drive, at least 12 children were convicted of DR10, ‘driving or attempting to drive with alcohol […]

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Begin Driving Team attended MSA meeting

In February we attended a Motor Schools Association (MSA) meeting at Chandlers BMW in Hailsham. The meeting focused on industry changes and the standards check. Some good points were raised throughout the evening and a few grey areas were cleared up with input from different instructors attending. The staff at Chandlers put on a great […]

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