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Driving test update to preserve the manual gearbox
Dacia Duster gear lever
News

Driving test update to preserve the manual gearbox

With more drivers learning in autos and electric cars, the DVSA is looking to update the driving test so people can still drive manuals in future
16 Jun 2021
UK Driving tests restart but learner drivers face long waits
Driving test

UK Driving tests restart but learner drivers face long waits

Learner drivers in the UK face a 17-week wait between booking and taking their practical driving test
22 Apr 2021
Box junctions: what are the rules and the penalties for breaking them?
First Cars

Box junctions: what are the rules and the penalties for breaking them?

It’s easy to fall foul of box junction rules: here’s how they work and how to avoid being fined
23 Oct 2020
What is a clearway? Urban clearways, clearways and red routes explained
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What is a clearway? Urban clearways, clearways and red routes explained

If you’re unsure of the difference between a clearway, an urban clearway and a red route, you’ve come to the right place.
3 Jun 2020
Over 11,000 new drivers lost their licences in 2019
£12 tool can hack your car
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Over 11,000 new drivers lost their licences in 2019

New figures show 11,125 drivers lost their licences in 2019, with insurance-related offences causing almost half of bans
12 May 2020
Driving tests of the world
Learner drivers on Motorway
Features

Driving tests of the world

We compare driving tests from around the world to find the simplest and toughest places you can learn to drive
10 Nov 2014