Driving Test

How Come Driving Is Such a Challenge?

Lykke Scheel Lyons | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lykke Scheel Lyons

I will let you in on a little secret: It took me about 70 lessons before I finally passed my driving test - on the 3rd attempt. You might think that 70 lessons isn't that embarassing - but what if I told you that these were all in automatic cars?

The Shame and Shaming of the Adult Non-Driver

Ryan Love | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Love

So here I am, 25 and without my driving licence. For the first time I'm actually embarrassed about it. I had never considered that there would be a day when I'd feel judged for not having accomplished what my sister achieved six weeks after turning seventeen, or what my parents have been doing for a combined 70 years.

Young Drivers

Ben Collins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Collins

A study in Sweden, and elsewhere, has shown that pre-license training can cut the rate of attrition for young drivers by 41%, compared to their late-starting peers, because it prepared them mentally before and during their first experiences on the road.

Wait Longer For Your Driving Test

PA | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

Teenagers face having to wait an extra year before being allowed to take a driving test under proposals being looked at by the Government. Tighter ...

Driving Test Examiners And Coastguards Strike Over Job Cuts

PA | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

Driving test examiners and coastguards will hold lightning strikes today in disputes over jobs and closures. Members of the Public and Commercial S...

How I Passed My Driving Test (Finally)

Sara Bran | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Bran

A wise woman with a French accent once told me, "Until you can drive a car, you cannot drive your life." "But that's ridiculous," I scoffed through a...

WATCH: What If Texting And Driving Was A Mandatory Skill For Your Driving Test?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Texting while driving is a very bad idea. You know it's dangerous, we know it's dangerous, but it turns out there are people out there - mainly under ...

Bursting the Biker Bubble

Suzi Perry | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Perry

I have to admit, when I got up for work on Monday morning I didn't expect that I would have been wrapped up in bubble wrap and stood in the middle of a roundabout just a couple of hours later. Don't worry, I wasn't alone; Double World Superbike champion, James Toseland and legendary cricketer, Darren Gough, were wearing them too...

Seeing Double: Teenage Twins Pass Driving Test On Same Day

PA | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK

Teenage twins have taken their special connection to another level after passing their driving tests at exactly the same time, on the same day and aft...

Give Me A Brake I'm Having A Baby: Pregnant Learner Passes Driving Test In Labour

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

A pregnant learner driver was so keen to get on the road that she took a driving test whilst in labour, hiding the contractions from her examiner. ...

Life In The Slow Lane

Bob Pickett | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Bob Pickett

Following my little adventure with Her Majesty's Finest, I thought I would try an experiment. So for the last two weeks I have been sticking religiou...