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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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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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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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Government plans restrictions for new drivers: what does it mean for me?

As the Government outlines plans to place restrictions on new drivers, we look at what the impact on our learners and successful candidates could be. Read on to find out whether you might be affected.

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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 […]

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

To mark World Autism Awareness Week, and World Autism Awareness Day today, we want to highlight some of the ways in which a supportive driving instructor can make lessons safe and enjoyable for people with ASD. Lots of people were upset in February by a sudden but temporary switch in policy by the DVLA on drivers with Autistic Spectrum Disorder […]

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DVLA and Autistic Spectrum Disorder policy change: our 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 […]

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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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