Driving Test

Unlucky Learner Has Car Seized By Police In The Middle Of Driving Test

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An unlucky learner driver was left shocked after Birmingham police seized her instructor’s uninsured car in the middle of her driving test. The stu...

Hundreds Of Learners Are Sending Impersonators To Take Their Driving Tests For Them

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

More than 40 learner drivers are caught paying people to take their tests for them every year, new figures show. Between 2012/13 and 2016/17, there w...

Teen Takes Driving Test, Kills Baby Deer, Still Passes

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A 17-year-old has passed his driving test despite killing a deer. Tom Lo, a sixth-form student at Colchester College, hit the animal at 40MPH on a cou...

Why Is it So Difficult to Park a Car?

David Mooney | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Comedy
David Mooney

Rarely a day goes by where I don't end up in a car park that looks like the scene from a disaster movie, where vehicles have been left abandoned. All it would need is for a few to still have doors open to round off the illusion that they were deserted by those attempting to flee the terror that was destroying the city behind them.

How Come Driving Is Such a Challenge?

Lykke Scheel Lyons | Posted 18.05.2016 | 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...