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General rules

Before moving off you should use all mirrors to check the road is clear look round to check the blind spots (the areas you are unable to see in the mirrors) signal if necessary before moving out look round for a final check. Move off only when it is safe to do so. Once moving […]

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Roundabouts

1. On approaching a roundabout take notice and act on all the information available to you, including traffic signs, traffic lights and lane markings which direct you into the correct lane. You should – use Mirrors – Signal – Manoeuvre at all stages decide as early as possible which exit you need to take give an appropriate signal […]

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Rules for cars used for driving tests

You must bring a suitable vehicle to your driving test. Your test will be cancelled and you could lose your fee if your car doesn’t meet the rules. Your vehicle must: be taxed and properly insured for you to use for a driving test (check with your insurance company) be roadworthy and have a current […]

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Safety code for new drivers

This code will help you drive safely in your first year after passing the driving test, when you are most vulnerable. You should always follow the Highway Code. Try to follow these basic codes all time: It’s most dangerous driving at night – don’t drive between midnight and 6am unless it’s really necessary. Don’t let passengers […]

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Reversing

1. Choose an appropriate place to manoeuvre. If you need to turn your vehicle around, wait until you find a safe place. Try not to reverse or turn round in a busy road; find a quiet side road or drive round a block of side streets. 2. Do not reverse from a side road into […]

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Cancelled or stopped tests and bad weather

Sometimes the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has to cancel or stop driving tests because of bad weather, vehicle problems or other reasons. DVSA will email you if your driving test is cancelled. Your test will usually be automatically rebooked for you at no further cost if it’s cancelled by DVSA. Bad weather Practical […]

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