Driving Licence Counterpart. Date Confirmed for Abolition

As part of the government’s Red Tape Challenge initiative to remove unnecessary burden, it’s now been confirmed by Ministers that from 8 June 2015, DVLA will no longer issue the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence. This means from that date, existing paper counterparts will no longer be valid. They’re advising drivers to destroy […]

How Aquaplaning Happens

In wet weather, it’s essential that your car’s tyres have adequate tread depth. Without it, your safety on the road will be compromised and you may not be able to brake, accelerate or corner properly. Did you know that tyres with a good tread depth can typically clear enough water from the road to fill […]

Report Potholes, Lighting, Highway Faults and Road Closures in the County

Winter is coming and the roads are getting worse. There’s no point in complaining about the state of the the roads, street lighting that doesn’t work to yourself or your friends. You can do something about it by reporting it to your local authority. I have put links below for Cambridgeshire County Council but your […]

Mobile Phones and Driving Don’t Mix

We have all heard it a hundred times. Mobile phones and driving don’t mix. You don’t hear it so often because it’s a fascinating topic or because people just love to talk about it. You hear it because of how important it is. Using a mobile phone while driving is a matter of life and […]

The Real Cost of Cheap Driving Lessons

Cheap driving lessons? Prices of lessons vary considerably. The length of lesson (the length of lesson can vary between 45 minutes and a full hour) where you live is also relevant. It’s unlikely you can get lessons for less than £20, and some schools charge up to £28. Please remember, the cheapest may not be […]

Are the Rumours About Driving Examiners True?

It has long been said that if you take your driving test on a Friday afternoon or at the end of the month, the chances are that you will fail. Do the examiners ‘manage’ their pass rates. Are these rumours true? In fact the truth is yes and no. Like every large organisation the Driving […]

Are Intensive Driving Courses any Good?

Certainly they work for some people but for others an intensive driving course (or crash course) is too intense! It will depend very much on the individual. But remember it’s not a short cut. You still have to learn the same amount. I would suggest that to gain the best from learning that you allow […]

Don’t Get Ripped Off when Booking Your Theory Test

DO NOT BOOK ANY TEST THEORY OR PRACTICAL WITH ANY OTHER SITE OTHER THAN THE OFFICIAL www.gov.uk GOVERNMENT WEBSITE. YOU CAN GET CLEAN OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT LINKS TO BOOK YOUR THEORY & PRACTICAL TESTS HERE Please Do NOT be fooled by the theory or practical test booking services that appear in the sponsored listings in a […]

How to Drive on Ice and Snow

The basic rules in the video clip apply now as they did then. With the weather changing for the worst and the snow causing disruption on the roads. The residents of Cambridgeshire would think that all drivers would be prepared and go into winter driving mode as soon as snowflakes begin to fall from the […]