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Most expensive countries to pass your driving test

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New research has revealed the cost of learning to drive is wildly different depending on where in the world you live, but Brits don’t have it too bad. The study by learner driver insurance specialist Veygo by Admiral found that costs range from just over £300 in Malta to more …

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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

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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

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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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