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How-2-Drive celebrates International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women at the heart of How-2-Drive, and making the case for more women to consider a career as a driving instructor. The latest data released by the DVSA showed only 22% of instructors in Great Britain were female. Driving jobs may traditionally have been male-dominated but Samantha Floyd, who runs How-2-Drive with her…

DVLA and Autistic Spectrum Disorder policy change: How-2-Drive’s response

Drivers with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a condition which affects people in different ways, were left angry and confused this week after DVLA changed the wording of a policy on its website. It stated that anyone with ASD had to declare their condition to DVLA or risk a £1,000 fine and prosecution if they were involved in an accident. After…

Tips for New Drivers in Norfolk

If you passed your driving test with us, no doubt you’re already a confident and competent driver. But in East Anglia, our local roads are as full of charm as they are littered with hidden dangers. Before setting off on your own for the first time, prepare yourself by reading our top tips for new drivers in Norfolk!

Newly-Qualified Drivers Road Trip — Driving Outside Norfolk

If you’re a newly-qualified driver, you’re probably eager to get out on the open road for a proper journey. What better way to embrace your new found freedom than by taking a road trip? There really is no better way to explore Britain than by road and no better way to build up your driving confidence. For an inexperienced driver…

What is a Speed Awareness Course?

In the UK, speeding is a common issue and a serious problem. Rather than by increasing penalties, the authorities hope they can cut re-offending by encouraging many speeders to take a speed awareness course instead. Read on to learn why these courses exist, who is eligible for them and what to expect if you end up taking one.

Do Intensive Driving Lessons Work?

Intensive driving lessons can be a good choice if you need to pass by a certain date or simply don’t have a regular free slot in your schedule for weekly lessons. But there are other options. Semi-intensive courses offer the extra benefit of allowing time to reflect or practice between lessons.

Driving at Night — Our Top Tips for Arriving Safely

Many people find driving at night difficult. In spite of quieter roads, in relative terms collisions are more likely to happen in the dark. Even if you’re a confident driver, you might still be making mistakes that could put lives in danger. So make sure you arrive safely by reading our top tips for night-time driving.

Car Buying Tips: Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid… or Electric?

More reforms to the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) are set to be enacted in April 2018. These changes will make traditional petrol — and especially diesel — cars more expensive to run. So, what’s the best choice for a new motorist — sticking with petrol or going electric? Read our car buying tips to find out…