Using your own car for your driving test

Driving test car requirements

You can take your driving test in your own car rather than your driving instructor’s. It must meet some basic rules and standards, as well as some things fitted.

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Let other drivers and riders understand what our visual limitations are when we are driving or riding.

Beware of flashers!

Car head light problems

Please stay courteous and allow people to do things on the road but beware of flashing and being flashed!

Make sure you understand peoples intentions and that it is safe to proceed. Don't just blindly react and go!

Unconsciously Competent

The thinking rider

As we start to learn a new physical and technical skill such as driving or riding a motorcycle we go through several stages of understanding and ability to perform the new skill. We adapt.

How to drive a manual car

The Basics of starting off... Start the Car! There are checks and adjustments you should make before starting the engine or moving off. Ensuring the handbrake is on, adjusting your seating and mirrors. Before pulling away you should also ensure it is safe to do so by all round observations. These will be covered in … Continue reading How to drive a manual car

Blue Lights

Emergency Vehicle

Blue Light Aware is a short video, produced on behalf of the emergency services.