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A wall of used car tyres. Tyres are one of the most common car maintenance replacement parts.

Basic car maintenance: what can you do yourself?

When you get a car it's important to keep it in good condition, both for safe driving and also to save the cost of more expensive problems developing. Here's our quick quide to things you can do yourself, without necessarily needing professional help.

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How-2-Drive calls for kindness towards learners from other drivers

Lots of people who learn to drive unfortunately experience some abuse or rude behaviour from other drivers on the road. At How-2-Drive, we're calling on all road users to remember what it was like to be a learner and be kind to all pupils.

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What to expect on your first driving lesson

Most people approach their first driving lesson with a mixture of excitement and nerves; the first step on your journey to driving freedom. Read our guide about what you can expect and how you can prepare.

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Winter driving guide: minimising the risk of accidents in difficult weather

Making journeys safely in winter isn't just about your car being ready; it's also important to think about your own driving and how you react to whatever weather comes your way.

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Winter driving guide: our tips to keeping you and your car safe through snow, sleet or slush

Heading out in your car over the festive period can be more tricky when the weather turns nasty. It's important to make sure both you and the car are fully prepared for any journeys you make.

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By avoiding the most common driving test faults this happy chap has managed to pass his driving test!

The most common driving test faults, and how you can avoid making them

We asked the DVSA to tell us the top 10 faults that were made in driving tests in Norfolk and Suffolk last year, so we could write this guide to help you avoid making them.

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Flip flop fines and other ways to get caught out behind the wheel

It's easy to be caught out whilst driving, but the most obvious things are normally signposted. So, if you're keen to avoid a surprise fine, read on to learn about some of the more unusual ways to end up on the wrong side of the law.

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Driving in the summer: what you need to know

This summer has felt changeable to say the least – dry heat one minute, hot and humid the next, and then a thunderstorm out of nowhere with cooler days behind it. With a scorching week like this though, it’s important to think about how the heat can affect you when you’re driving in the summer. All weather conditions, including heatwaves, […]

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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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