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Did You Know That You’re Breaking The Law By Doing This?

British drivers and passengers could be breaking a number of laws dismissed as myths and legends. For example, did you know its illegal to get into a taxi without letting the driver know you’re ill? Motorists could be finding themselves … Continue reading

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Driving Myth or Not?

From eating behind the wheel to tricks that can supposedly deceive speed cameras, we de-bunk the biggest driving myths… British folklore is laden with myths and legends, many dating back to the middle ages and before – to put it … Continue reading

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Mobile phone loophole for filming drivers ‘to be closed’

The government plans to close a legal loophole that has allowed drivers who use mobile phones to film or take photographs to escape prosecution. It is illegal for drivers to call or text on hand-held phones but some have dodged … Continue reading

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New videos to help learner drivers improve motorcyclist awareness

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has made the realistic computer-generated (CGI) videos to encourage learner drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists. They’ve been made with the help of road safety campaigner and keen biker Ria Brisland. The … Continue reading

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Check Out These Lesser Known Driving Laws

With driving laws in the UK now stricter than ever, there are plenty of obscure offences that could catch you out. You have been warned…… We all like to think of ourselves as good drivers. And yet there are plenty … Continue reading

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How To Change The Address On Your Driving Licence

Change the address on either: your full driving licence your provisional driving licence It does not cost anything to change your address with DVLA. You can still drive while you’re waiting for your new licence. If you want to change your … Continue reading

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How To Check Your Vehicle Is Roadworthy

You’re responsible for making sure your vehicle is always safe to drive (‘roadworthy’). It can be unsafe even if you have a current MOT certificate. You can be fined up to £2,500, be banned from driving and get 3 penalty … Continue reading

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What Do You Need To Know About Driving Abroad?

The rules for driving, passports, EHIC cards, pet travel and more may change from 1 January 2021. Act now so you can travel as planned. You need to take your Great Britain or Northern Ireland driving licence with you to drive abroad. Check … Continue reading

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What Are The Driving Eyesight Rules?

You must wear glasses or contact lenses every time you drive if you need them to meet the ‘standards of vision for driving’. You must tell DVLA if you’ve got any problem with your eyesight that affects both of your eyes, or … Continue reading

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How To Change The Date Of Your Driving Test

Use this service to: find an earlier driving test (sometimes called a ‘cancellation appointment’) move your driving test to a later date change which test centre you take your test at This service is available from 6 am to 11:40 … Continue reading

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