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Become a bad driver in ten weeks !

A study of 2,000 motorists found the average driver starts letting bad habits creep in after less than three months on the road.

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Women ARE better drivers than men – but take longer to pass test

A new study has revealed that women are safer drivers than their male counterparts – but it takes them longer to get a pass in the driving test.

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Three police forces will test eyesight of all drivers stopped

Drivers who fail to read a number plate from 20m (65ft) away when stopped by police will have their licences revoked immediately in a new crackdown.

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Four in five drivers put themselves and others in danger by being distracted at wheel, study claims

A quarter of motorists believe they have had near-miss because they were not concentrating while driving

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THE incredible cost of learning to drive has been revealed – and you should start saving as soon as you’re born

Teens looking to get behind the wheel need to shell out £1,625 before they're fully qualified, according to a new study. 

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Road signs that can detect when a mobile phone is being used in a moving vehicle are being installed in Norfolk

The system, which is being installed in a bid to crack down on mobile phone usage behind the wheel

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Government launches Road to Zero Strategy to lead the world in zero emission vehicle technology

The strategy outlines plans to expand green infrastructure across the country, reduce emissions from the vehicles already on the UK’s roads and to drive uptake of zero-emission vehicles.

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Driving test timing study

In our recent blog post, we let you know we will be carrying out a timing study of the driving test from 16 July until October 2018 across 127 test centres.

We're carrying out the study to help make sure the new test is as efficient and effective as possible.

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Changes to rules for vehicles used for driving tests

From Monday 4 June 2018, you will not be able to use any vehicle (not including motorbikes) for a driving test if:

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MOT test changes: are you prepared

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