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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 […]

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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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.

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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 […]

80 kph depicted on a speedometer. A speed awareness course should make a driver think twice before speeding.

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.

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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.

A night-time scene of motorists driving on the motorway. Soon, learner drivers will be joining them!

Learner Driver Motorway Rules Are Changing in 2018!

The motorway rules for learner drivers is set to change. In 2018, the UK government will revise the law. This will allow drivers under instruction to use motorways for the first time ever. Read on to find out more about these changes and what they mean for you.

A fist punching through glass. Learn how to deal with road rage to make sure this doesn't happen.

How To Deal With Road Rage

Although few like to admit it, many of us can recall incidents when our anger got the better of us whilst driving. Road rage is stressful and can often make a bad situation worse. It can even be dangerous. Read the rest of this article for tips on how to deal with road rage.

A retro car in the snow -- convertibles are not ideal for winter driving!

Winter Driving Tips — Advice to Help You Prepare

Even if you’re an experienced driver, the winter can make driving difficult and dangerous. Read our winter driving tips to make sure you’re prepared for all the hazards the cold weather can bring. Preparing Your Car Freezing temperatures, rain, and snow can all take their toll on your car. That’s why absolutely essential to make sure your vehicle is ready […]

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Driving Practice: Taking Private Lessons in Your Own Car

Regular driving practice with a friend or family member will complement your driving lessons & help you pass your test more quickly -- but read our top tips before you go out on the open road!