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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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, […]

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!

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 […]

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!