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name Richard Jenkins is owner of the driving test and driving schools website. A site for learner drivers providing guides on topics such as the driving theory test and cheap young drivers car insurance .

Driving A Vehicle In A Dangerous Condition

24th November 2008
A vehicle can be deemed dangerous for a whole host of reasons. The police will stop a vehicle if they suspect that anything on or in it or any accessories, or the amount of people or items contained in or carried by it are likely to result in danger of in... Read >

UK Seat Belt Law

15th October 2008
It is 25 years since it became compulsory for front seat car passengers in the UK to wear a seatbelt. As soon as this law came into effect the compliance rates were high with about 94% of drivers and front passengers wearing a seatbelt. As a result ov... Read >

How To React When An Airbag Activates

02nd October 2008
Virtually all new cars come with front airbags fitted as standard. There is no doubt that over the years airbags have proven themselves worthy safety devices. A key factor in their useability and effectiveness is their reliability. An airbag is a use o... Read >

Avoid The A-Pillar Blind Spot

23rd September 2008
Structurally cars are far hardier today than they have every been. One of the key factors in making cars stronger is the evolution of the A pillar. The A pillar is the section of car that separates the windscreen and the side windows. Over the years in an... Read >

Car Personalization - Don't Break The Law

16th September 2008
People, especially the young like to personalize their cars. One of the most common personalization is the car number plate. Although the easiest way to go about this is to buy a private plate some drivers choose to make alterations to their existing numb... Read >

How To Stay Safe At Traffic Lights

16th September 2008
Traffic lights control busy junctions. They ease traffic flow by switching priorities in sequence, allowing vehicles from one direction to flow freely while vehicles from another direction are kept stationary. When driving towards a junction controlled by... Read >

A Learner Drivers Guide To Car Signals

09th September 2008
Your car has numerous signals. These signals allow you to tell other road users (vehicles and pedestrians) what you intend to do. They are a means of communication between fellow road users. Whenever you are driving you should always be on the look out fo... Read >

When To Disclose Motoring Convictions

08th September 2008
Motoring convictions can have long lasting effects. Even a minor speeding offense can have knock-on consequences such as higher car insurance premiums or even making it harder to lease or hire a car. Because of these consequences some people, when applyin... Read >

The Benefits Of Reverse Parking

27th August 2008
Reversing into a parking space as offers numerous advantages. The first is financial. It has been estimated that reversing into a parking space so that you can drive away forwards can save £2 per week on fuel. It takes the engine from an average five yea... Read >

How To Drive Through A Bend Correctly

16th July 2008
Cornering, or taking a bend, isn't always as easy as first thought. Some bends are sharper than they first appear. Incorrectly assessing the sharpness of a bend can have severe consequences. This is especially the case on rural roads which continue to dom... Read >

How To Start Learning To Drive In The UK

16th July 2008
Passing your driving test is an important step towards adulthood. The freedom and independence driving can bring is both exciting and rewarding. However, to become a fully qualified driver able to drive solo on UK roads involves time, hard work and money.... Read >

How To Spot A Cloned Car

18th June 2008
Whenever you buy a used car in the UK you should always be aware that the car you are buying could be an illegal clone. A cloned car is a stolen car that has had its identity changed to match that of a car that is pretty much the same. A car is stolen,... Read >

Taking The UK Driving Test In Your Own Car

18th June 2008
Learning to drive in the UK can be a costly affair. To obtain the skills needed to pass the driving test, practical as well as the driving theory test, the average person is looking at a bill of around £800. Most of this cost is taken up by paying for... Read >

How To Stop Your Car Skidding

11th May 2008
When driving in icey conditions there is a greater risk that your car will skid. This is obvious. However the simple fact is this, a majority of car skidding is a result of driver error or rather poor, ineffective driving and not poor weather conditions. ... Read >

Make Sure Your Car Tyres Are Road Worthy

11th May 2008
Making certain your car tyres are in sound condition is one the most vital parts of good car maintenance. Tyres need to be checked for wear, bulging, cracking, pressure and for objects caught in the tread on a weekly basis. Car tyres that are defective... Read >
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