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New driving test update

Following up on our last blog on the new driving test which comes into force on the 4th December, we have now fully implemented the changes into our training program. All Begin Driving instructors have sat nav in place and our lessons now cover all the new features of the new test. If you have […]

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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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Foreign language driving tests to be banned

According to recent press articles Ministers are to bar people from taking the driving test in a foreign language. The articles state that there are growing fears that tens of thousands of people may have been granted British driving licences despite not being able to read road signs in English. Mike Penning, transport minister, is […]

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