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The speed that bad habits develop in new drivers

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It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test, claims new research. A study of 2,000 car owners found the average new road user lets bad habits creep in less than three months after ripping the L-plates off. And one in 10 even admitted …

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Top 10 trickiest driving manoeuvres

Parallel parking

Parallel parking has been revealed as the nation’s most difficult driving manoeuvre, according to a study. The two words every learner driver dreads to hear emerged top in a poll of 2,000 UK motorists for Accident Advice Helpline. Reversing into a parking bay and reversing around a corner followed as …

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Best places to pass your driving test

Young driver

If you’re determined to pass your driving test first time, then Kendal is the place for you – more than two in three learner drivers (68%) pass their test first time in the Cumbrian town. Barrow-in-Furness, also in Cumbria, had the second highest first time pass rate (66%) in 2015/2016, …

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Driving test at 80 – fascinating facts

Young driver

It’s the 80th anniversary of the driving test and to celebrate we have 18 fascinating facts… Taking the dreaded driving test is a stressful time, but there’s no doubt that it’s been hugely beneficial from a road safety point of view. In fact, a year after it was made compulsory …

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