Guide to the driving test changes for 2018

Guide to the new UK driving test for 2018


Changes to the driving test that are designed to reflect the digital age and increase the amount of time learner spend driving without guidance c
Substandard driving instructors to be exposed in Ofsted-style league table

Substandard driving instructors to be exposed


Ofsted-style ratings for driving instructors will be published amid concerns that too many learners are being forced to sit their test...
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.