Get into the fast lane with our tips for choosing the right driving instructor, making the most of your lessons & becoming a safer driver.

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Norfolk and Suffolk beat national average in driving test

Learner drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk have continued to better the national average when it comes to passing their driving test. Read on to find out which county has the best pass rate!

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Top tips for passing your driving test and dealing with nerves

Our instructors give their top tips to help you deal with your nerves on the big day and pass your driving test with flying colours. Read on and get prepared to pass today!

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Drive to increase number of female instructors

How-2-Drive is bidding to recruit more females after it was revealed just over one-fifth of driving instructors in Norfolk and Suffolk are women. Read on to learn more about why becoming a driving instructor could be the right move for you.

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10 signs you’re with the wrong driving instructor

We often have learner drivers come to us after they have already had lessons with another driving school or instructor, and haven’t wanted to continue with them. Over the years our instructors have heard lots of stories from pupils about the frustrating and sometimes upsetting experiences they’ve had, including one who was told on their first lesson, “You’re the reason […]

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Test pass rate success for drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk

Learner drivers in Norfolk and Suffolk are outperforming the national average when taking their theory and practical tests. The latest data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, covering April to December 2018, shows male learners continued to dominate the practical test. However, both male and female candidates in Norfolk and Suffolk beat the average for Great Britain. 54.1% of […]

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Driving safely on the Norwich NDR roundabouts: 12 months on

It has been one year since the final section of the often-controversial Norwich Northern Distributor Route (NDR), now known as the Broadland Northway, opened. The 20km-length dual carriageway runs from the A47 at Postwick, east of Norwich, to the A1067 Fakenham Road north of Taverham. As well as initial work on the route, Norfolk County Council recently carried out maintenance […]

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day: how to find a supportive driving instructor

At How-2-Drive we take a pupil-centred approach to driver training. Whether you have autism or not, learn more about how we can adjust your driving lessons to suit your needs.

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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 female driving instructor.

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DVLA and Autistic Spectrum Condition policy change: our response

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

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Self-driving cars: will I still need a driving licence?

At How-2-Drive we're fascinated by the many ways technology can be used to improve road safety. With self-driving cars now quickly becoming an everyday reality, we wanted to find out whether the drivers of tomorrow will still need to pass their driving test.