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Test pass rate

The current practical test pass rate is about 47% and the most common reasons for failing the test are 1.  Observations at junctions – ineffective observation and judgement. 2.  Reverse parking – ineffective observation or lack of accuracy. 3.  Use of mirrors – not checking or acting on the information. 4.  Moving away – poor […]

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Illegal tyres

A recent survey carried out by Tyre Safe and Highways England found that a quarter of all drivers had an illegal tyre on their vehicle, at the time they were replaced – suggesting that nearly 10 million tyres on the roads of England, Scotland, and Wales could be dangerous and illegal in 2015. This has […]

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End of paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence

From 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence will not be valid and will no longer be issued by DVLA. The counterpart was introduced to display driving licence details that could not be included on the photo card. These details include some vehicle categories you are entitled to drive and […]

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