Research predicts driving instructor shortage


New research has predicted an increasing shortage of driving instructors due to a combination of factors including the coronavirus pandemic.
James May launches driving theory app

James May launches driving theory test app


James May has launched a new app that helps students with their driving theory tests — but do you need to brush up on your knowledge too?
Those who pass driving test first time are safest drivers, says study

Those who pass driving test first time are safest


New research has settled the debate about whether or not the best drivers actually pass first time.
Drivers in Georgia no longer have to pass a test to get driving licence

No test needed for Georgian learners under Covid


The American state of Georgia has announced teenagers will no longer have to pass a formal driving test to obtain a driving license.
More than 1 in 4 drivers have caused a crash due to misreading a road sign

1 in 4 drivers have crashed after misreading sign


Luckily, you don’t have to know a lot of the things you learned when you were 17. However, knowing your road signs is fairly important.

Driving tests have been temporarily suspended


The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has announced that driving tests due to take place today and tomorrow will be postponed due to Covid-19.

Less than half of learners pass tougher theory


Pass rates for car theory tests are 25 percentage points lower than they were in 2007, statistics from the Department for Transport have shown.
German teenager banned from driving 49 minutes after passing test

Teen gets driving ban 49 mins after passing test


A German teenager has been banned from driving just 49 minutes after passing his test, after police caught him breaking the speed limit.
Almost half of under-25s think driving should be on the school curriculum

Driverless cars may kill the driving test by 2040s


Self-driving vehicle technology could see driving tests made redundant within the next few decades, the vehicle checker HPI has predicted.
AA says Learner drivers should have to prove they can spot pothole to pass test

The AA: Learners should be able to spot potholes


Learner drivers should have to prove they can spot and handle potholes to gain a licence, according to the AA.
New driving test needed for autonomous cars, say experts

New driving test needed for autonomous cars


Motorists who can't wait for the day they can hang up their driving gloves and let a car's computers take care of the driving while they sit back
These are the nation's most hated parking manoeuvres

Nation's most hated driving manoeuvres revealed


Any trip to the local supermarket can tell you that many drivers wouldn't be able to call themselves experts at parking, but a new survey...
Gertrude Lister: Campaigners demand tests for old drivers to cut fatalities

Campaigners demand tests for old drivers


The family of a cemetery worker killed when a car driven by a 95-year-old woman hit him as he worked want driving laws changed after she was give