Sunday Times Driving Reader Letters: Boy racers, cures for depression and slowcoach veterans

Reader Letters: Boy racers, cures for depression and...


I had an enlightening conversation with a young man of 18 who has crashed four cars in a year — each one a write-off (“Crash position”, Letters...
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Letters of the week: November 15


This week: driving tests, diesel, the DVLA and fog
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Learner drivers: why it pays to go to far-flung places...


The Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides has no traffic lights, roundabouts, pedestrian crossings or, really, more than one main road
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Test your knowledge: In what year was the driving test...


The driving test: the very words can strike fear into a learner driver's soul, yet we'd all agree that it's an essential part of motoring...
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98% of drivers would fail theory test if they retook...


Fewer than one in 50 drivers remember enough of the Highway Code to pass their theory test again, a new study suggests.
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News: 'Record number' of cheats hire lookalikes to...


Record numbers of learner drivers are being caught attempting to cheat the driving test by hiring lookalikes, according to figures from the Driver...
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News: Driving test could drop three-point turn in favour...


Learner drivers could be required to follow directions from a sat-nav system rather than reading road signs and the three-point turn could be dropped...
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Quiz: Highway Code ... is this law or guidance?


We all have the odd memory lapse, but it would appear drivers have a harder time than most remembering things
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News: Experienced drivers ‘would fail the theory...


Two-thirds of drivers have forgotten so much of the Highway Code that they would fail their theory test if they had to take it again, new research...
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News: Londoners least likely to pass driving test


Londoners are least likely to pass their driving tests, according to a new study.
How to avoid stress and keep calm in a driving test

Top 10 ways to avoid stress on your driving test


Each day in the UK, around 6,000 people take their driving test. For most, it's a stressful time...
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News: Cost of driving theory test to fall 25% by October...


Cheating at the theory test and getting caught has become even less sensible with the announcement that the cost of taking it is going down.