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  • Safety tips for driving in the snow

    Posted on 31-03-2017 in Driving Instructors Driving News Driving Tips

    Driving in Snow It is always difficult to drive on a road covered entirely with snow. Due to low temperature a thin film of water appears on the road which cause slippage of cars and you lose control. If necessary measures are not taken, driving can cause severe outcomes. You may drive into thick heap […]


  • How to Check for Driving Test Cancellations

    Posted on 28-03-2017 in Driving Test Cancellations

    If you’re in the process of getting your driving license. You know that it’s not uncommon for people to fail their theory test and/or practical driving test multiple times. Before they pass and are able to get on the road with a full driving license. As a result, you’re no doubt wondering if there’s any […]


  • Things to remember on your road test day

    Posted on 25-03-2017 in Driving Tips General Driving Practical Test

    Driving Practical Test To be entitled for UK driving license it is necessary to pass both components of theory test. Once you have passed theory test you will be sent to the next level i.e. practical test. You are given a provisional license for a specific period after which you can take a full driving […]


  • How Many Questions in Driving Theory Test

    Posted on 23-03-2017 in Driving Tips General Driving Theory Tests

    Driving Theory Test Anyone who wants to acquire a driver’s license must go through a theory test. According to traffic laws of UK you must qualify driving test and must come under the criteria to obtain a license. Passing criteria of test varies. Test is multiple choices based with two sections. There are two sections […]


  • What Do You Need to Do to Book Your Driving Test?

    Posted on 16-02-2017 in Theory Tests

    As you look into driving test booking, you may be unhappy to see that there are often long waits for theory tests and practical driving tests. If you have to wait several weeks or months to take the test, you certainly want to ensure that you are prepared when you book, and when you arrive […]


  • How Long Does It Really Take to Learn to Drive?

    Posted on 22-01-2017 in Driving Tips

    It can be really difficult to find accurate information on what it takes to learn to drive. Some people will tell you that everyone fails their driving test the first time and that it takes over a year (or longer) to become a fully licensed driver. Others will tell you that they applied for their […]


  • How to Find Driving Test Cancellations?

    Posted on 24-12-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    There are various pieces of information all over the web on how to check for driving test cancellations. Today, we have decided to go further ahead on our research, to put up useful advice on different ways to finding driving test cancellation slots. We are also going to answer some few questions and myths that […]


  • Have You Fallen for These 4 Myths About Driving Tests

    Posted on 22-12-2016 in Driving Tips

    It’s no secret that getting your driving license in the UK is more involved and a more difficult process than it is in a lot of other countries. However, because the process is a little bit complex and involves a few steps, some myths have sprouted up about the driving test that are tripping up […]


  • Everything You Need to Know About L Plates

    Posted on 18-12-2016 in Driving News

    If you’ve gotten your provisional license and you’re starting the process to become a fully licensed driver, you no doubt want to do everything you can to pass your driving test the first time you take it. With such long wait times for driving tests, you probably also want to find out how you can […]


  • Surprising Tips for Passing Your Practical Driving Test the First Time

    Posted on 15-12-2016 in Driving Tips

    Are you getting ready to take your practical driving test? If so, you’ve probably already done a lot of the essential prep work. After all, if you’ve gotten to this point, you’ve already passed the theory test. Now it’s time to get your practise in and get comfortable enough behind the wheel to pass and […]


  • Tips for Passing the Driving Test Faster

    Posted on 11-12-2016 in Driving Tips

    Whether you’re preparing to take your driving test for the first time or you’ve been trying to pass for some time now, you know how frustrating it can be to plan, study, and practice only to be told that you’ve failed and that you have to wait several months to take the test again. Fortunately, […]


  • Things You Need to Know About Changing Your Driving Test Date

    Posted on 07-12-2016 in Driving Tips

    You’ve gotten your provisional license, and you’ve passed the theory test. You’ve taken lessons and you’ve practised driving for hours and hours. You know that you’re ready to take the practical test, but when you go to sign up you find out that you’re going to have to wait for several weeks or months before […]


  • Tips to Help You Pass Your Theory Test

    Posted on 03-12-2016 in Theory Tests

    When it comes to getting your driving license, everyone worries about the practical test. However, before you ever get out on the road with an examiner for the practical test, you first have to pass the theory test. And, while it may not seem as important as the practical test, plenty of would-be drivers find […]


  • Tips for Safe Driving This Winter

    Posted on 30-11-2016 in Driving News

    If you’ve booked an appointment for a practical driving test in the next few months, you’ve probably been spending a lot of time studying and practicing, right? Chances are good that, whether you stick to your current test date or find DSA driving test cancellations to get an earlier date, you may be driving in […]


  • Things to Look for in a Driving Test Cancellation Checker

    Posted on 26-11-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Lately we’ve seen a lot of services popping up that offer to help learner drivers take their tests faster. At Driving Test Finder, we’ve been offering reliable and effective services for years, so we know real deals and scams when we see them. Unfortunately, if you’re new to driving and you’ve never scheduled a driving […]


  • Mistakes New Drivers Make

    Posted on 22-11-2016 in Driving Tips

    No one is born knowing how to drive. If we were, there would be no need for practical driving tests and we might not even need theory tests. Because that’s not the case, it’s necessary to do a lot of studying and practising before you take your driving test if you hope to pass the […]


  • Driving Test Tips That Really Work

    Posted on 18-11-2016 in Driving Tips

    If you’re feeling stressed about your upcoming practical driving test, you’re definitely not alone. The driving test isn’t easy or simple and a lot of people fail it on their first, second, and even third attempts. At the same time, if you’re prepared and calm when the day comes for your test, you’ll have a […]


  • Driving Test Changes for 2017

    Posted on 16-11-2016 in Driving News

    The rumours are true – in the coming year, we can expect to see a number of changes to the practical driving test. Because the test is already challenging and because testing centres often get booked several weeks or months in advance, we expect to see even more people taking advantage of driving test cancellation […]


  • Plan for the Practical Driving Test

    Posted on 16-11-2016 in Driving Tips

    You took the theory portion of the driving test, passed it and are now preparing for the practical driving test. The good news is that you are half-way through the process, but the bad news is that waiting to take the practical driving test may be a much longer process than you imagined. This is […]


  • When You Must Change a Driving Test Date

    Posted on 11-11-2016 in Driving Tips

    It can be one of the most frustrating things to occur, but nonetheless it happens. You have booked a practical driving test, waiting weeks or even months for the day to arrive, and then something interferes with your schedule and you discover you must change the driving test date. It is not unusual for those […]


  • How to Get a Quick Driving Test Date

    Posted on 08-11-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Most who take the practical driving test in the UK may experience some initial nervousness just before taking this portion of the exam. Then, when finished, most sigh with relief and say or think “That was quick!” Unfortunately, very few have such thoughts about the wait to take the practical exam, but if you are […]


  • Benefits of Early Driving Test

    Posted on 03-11-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Getting a UK driving license should be simple, shouldn’t it? Maybe you will take some driver’s training and then book an appointment for the theoretical test and the practical test. That should take just a few weeks. However, many drivers are unaware of the fact that there are very long driving test waiting times at […]


  • Halloween is Dangerous for Child Pedestrians. Here are Safety Tips

    Posted on 30-10-2016 in Driving News

    Halloween isn’t just a time for wearing scary costumes, it’s actually the scariest day of the year for parents and kids for a different reason. Trick-or-treating around the neighborhood leads to many vehicular accidents across the country. In fact, it’s the deadliest time of the year for child pedestrian fatalities. Studies show that Halloween has […]


  • Making the Most of Driving Test Cancellations

    Posted on 27-10-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Were you assigned a driving test date only to learn it is a month or more from now? Perhaps you heard that many examiners are making plans to retire from the DVSA and you wonder how that might affect your test dates. Maybe you just failed your first try at the test and heard that […]


  • Driving Test Waiting Times

    Posted on 25-10-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Driving test waiting times can be defined as the period for which an individual has to wait before he or she undertakes a driving test. The wait times are usually determined by factors like distance to the driving centre or how many people are on the waiting list. The higher the number of people on […]


  • How to Ace Through Your Driving Test

    Posted on 23-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    A large part of passing your driving test is about how you prepare and build your skills. There is a need to take lessons, heed the instructions from your driving tutor and work hard on any problems or blind spots that you have. If you have a good quality driving instructor, you’ll develop your skills […]


  • How to Find an Early Driving Test?

    Posted on 21-10-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    People who want to get a UK driving licence are often uninformed of the long driving test waiting times experienced in the DSA driving centres. This becomes a major problem if one is required to have these licenses as a legal condition or professional condition. There is no clear method that can be used to […]


  • 6 Safety Tips For Driving On Halloween

    Posted on 20-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    Even if you’re not planning on participating in Halloween festivities, you should still be extra careful if you decide to take a drive. Halloween is a time when lots of kids are going to be walking around the neighborhood – and the last thing you want to do is hit anyone by accident. Even if […]


  • Tips For Driving: Do’s And Don’ts

    Posted on 19-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    Whether you are developing driving skills or you have been driving for many years, there are a number of Do’s and Don’ts that you should always adhere to. It is handy to bear these in mind because they are guidance and rules that apply to everyone. You’ll find that most of these tips are based […]


  • Learning To Drive?

    Posted on 17-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    There are many things to weigh up and consider when learning to drive but there is one vital issue that many people do not place too much importance on. Your choice of driving school and the instructor you learn with will have a huge impact on how quickly you learn and how confident you feel. […]


  • Things to Know Before Cancelling Your Driving Test

    Posted on 15-10-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    While many people are keen to take their driving test and hopefully obtain their licence, there is a wide range of circumstances and issues that can arise that may leave people wishing to cancel their test. Some learner drivers may be concerned that they are not fully prepared for their test and would prefer to […]


  • 5 Most Important Driving Routines for Learners

    Posted on 14-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    Getting into a positive routine and developing good habits are the best ways for new drivers to hone their skills and prepare themselves to pass their test in an effective and efficient manner. While we all learn in our own way, many people find that the use of acronyms can help us to remember the […]


  • Questions to Ask When Selecting a Driving Instructor

    Posted on 13-10-2016 in Driving Instructors

    Passing your driving test is a major aim for many people and the right driving instructor can have a huge impact on how you learn and how confident you feel. Rather than selecting the first driving instructor you see or opting for the cheapest driving instructor, you should carry out some research to make sure […]


  • 3 Worst Driving Habits in the UK

    Posted on 13-10-2016 in Driving Tips

    If you are driving in the UK today, it is inevitable that you will look at some drivers and wonder how they ever managed to pass their test. It is easy for bad habits to creep in when you have been driving for a while, and it may be that you have a few poor […]


  • 6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Driving Tests In The United Kingdom

    Posted on 19-08-2016 in Driving News

    While many of us have spent a lot of time studying and worrying about the driving test, you probably haven’t spent too much time considering the history of the driving test. There have been many interesting facts and stories regarding the driving test over the years. These facts may not help you to pass your […]


  • Nervous About Your Important Practical Driving Test? Chase Away The Nerves

    Posted on 27-07-2016 in Driving Tips

    Several people fail to pass the driving test on their first attempt. No wonder, with the odds stacked up against them, a practical driving test date can bring back memories of school examinations. The nerves and jitters we feel now are similar to how we felt then. Are you anxiously awaiting your test date, but […]


  • How To Perfect The Bay Parking Technique

    Posted on 25-07-2016 in Driving Tips

    Are you learning how to drive or have a test date coming soon? If yes, then you must be confused about Bay parking. It is one of the toughest manoeuvres you may be asked to perform on the test day. Your nervousness is justified, but here’s the good news: The chances of you being asked […]


  • Don’t Want To Wait For Your Practical Driving Test? Do This Instead

    Posted on 21-07-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Several people who want to get a UK driving license are surprised at the long wait times at various DVSA test centres. It is particularly more problematic if a person needs to get the license soon. Have you registered for the driving test and are waiting for your scheduled date? You don’t need to wait […]


  • The 4 Best Cars For Drivers Still In The Learning Stage

    Posted on 17-06-2016 in Driving Tips

    The wind streaming through the window as you drive to work (or even for an errand) is an experience people don’t mind having. To be able to drive is indeed an amazing skill, one which offers the freedom of travelling to any place and at any time. Learning how to drive is an exciting experience […]


  • Learn To Parallel Park With These Step By Step Instructions

    Posted on 15-06-2016 in Driving Tips

    Yikes! The one thing that’s important when it comes to learning how to drive is parallel parking, the bane for every driver ‘learning the ropes’. Yes, it can be difficult to master, but the important thing (that’ll help) is not to get overwhelmed and take this slow. The following tips should also help; Practice, Practice, […]


  • Senior Drivers: How To Renew Your License At Age 70?

    Posted on 13-06-2016 in Driving Tips

    In case of senior citizens, there’s more to think about than just retirement. In the UK, your license will automatically expire once you reach 70 years of age. This, however, doesn’t mean that you have to stop driving. If you wish to continue (like many senior citizens prefer), all it takes is a driving license […]


  • Passing Theory Is More Difficult Than Practical Test

    Posted on 02-05-2016 in Theory Tests

    Securing your driving license is one of the most exciting parts about growing up. You finally get to purchase your own car, hang out with your friends – life gets considerably easier. However, securing a driving license is not all fun and games. There’s more to it than you can guess. According to most professionals, […]


  • Finding the Right Driving Test Cancellation Service

    Posted on 28-04-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Are one of those driving test candidates who have been assigned test dates months away but you don’t want to wait that long? With the rising number of examiners retiring from the DVSA and new ones being trained to join the team, the government is making up by assigning test dates that are generally a […]


  • Beware of Driving School Scams

    Posted on 22-04-2016 in Driving Instructors

    Though most driving schools provide quality training and education, there are some that are more interested in robbing students. At first, these schools aggressively promote unbelievably low prices and early driving tests and what not. Once you fall in the trap, they’ll offer you a deal to work things out. This is just one of […]


  • Passing A Driving Test Is Easier Than You Think

    Posted on 20-04-2016 in Driving Tips

    Contrary to popular belief, passing your driving test is easier than you think. Often, candidates fail their driving tests not because they lack knowledge or skill, rather due to the stress of the moment. Keep in mind that the test is designed not to put you under stress, rather to check whether or not the […]


  • Tips to Master Basic Driving Maneuvers

    Posted on 18-04-2016 in Driving Tips

    Each time you move your vehicle from left to right, reverse or forward, you initiate a maneuver. Having control of your maneuvers while driving helps you drive more responsibly. Here are some tips that’ll help you maneuver your vehicle safely: Patience is a Virtue Your driving syllabus will teach you four types of set maneuvers. […]


  • Read This before Choosing a Driving School

    Posted on 14-04-2016 in Driving Instructors

    Choosing the right driving school can be difficult at times. Before signing up with a driving school, several factors must be considered. Ultimately, it is all about ensuring that your school is a reputable one and not some scam. Here are a few tips that’ll help you find the perfect driving school for your licensure […]


  • First Time Driving In the UK? Here’s What You Need to Know!

    Posted on 17-03-2016 in Driving Tips

    If this is your first time driving on the streets of UK, you may need to make few adjustments. For starters, in most western countries, you drive on the left side; in UK, however, your steering wheel is positioned on the right. Similarly, you’ll need some adjustments while driving near junctions and roundabouts. Driving in […]


  • Wet Weather Driving Tips That Could Save Your Life!

    Posted on 14-03-2016 in Driving Tips

    Driving in wet weather is often tricky and deceptive. You think you could drive your way easily until an accident occurs. According to statistics, wet weather caused 21,657 accidents in 2013 alone. Though there has been a notable decrease in wet weather accidents due to safety measures by auto makers and drivers, driving your vehicle […]


  • Here’s How Driving Test Finder Helps You Secure Earlier Driving Tests

    Posted on 10-03-2016 in Driving Test Cancellations

    Statistics show that 2015 saw approximately 407,000 candidates appearing in driving tests. That is 5.2% increase from last year. For all driving license candidates, waiting for their test date to arrive is the most difficult part. Fortunate are those who get an early test date; however, this rarely happens. Often, as a driving license candidate, […]


  • Cutting down bad habits-advice for new drivers

    Posted on 08-02-2016 in Driving Tips

    Each year, thousands of people are involved in road accidents and young drivers are more likely to engage in risky driving behaviour. While individuals from the age group 17-24 make up just 1.5% of the total UK license holders, they still account for 12% of all serious and fatal crashes. In fact, one in five […]


  • You Did What?! Funny Reasons Why People Fail Their Tests

    Posted on 05-02-2016 in Driving Tips

    Driving tests are notoriously nerve wracking, and at times, circumstances lead to the most skilled driver to fail the first attempt. At Driving Test Finder, we have put together a collection of some of the most hilarious reasons people fail their tests. Here they are: Queuing Behind Parked Cars “I seriously thought a line of […]


  • Why Using Mobile Phones Isn’t A Good Idea While Driving

    Posted on 03-02-2016 in Driving Tips

    We have all seen commercials. A driver takes his eyes off the road for a second to send a text, but that those 5 seconds end up costing them their life. While it is not easy to watch such commercials, no driver really wants to imagine being responsible for a car accident that takes his […]


  • Ways To Keep Your Costs Low When Learning To Drive

    Posted on 31-12-2015 in Driving Tips

    According to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), it takes almost 45 hours of practice lessons for learners to be ready for their tests. And according to our analysis, that costs well over £1,000! Add in a few other expenses and the end cost will be even higher. If you are looking forward to […]


  • 15 Ways To Overcome Those Test Nerves

    Posted on 29-12-2015 in Driving Tips

    Just like any other test, it’s natural for us to be hesitant before a driving test. You are new to the process and you don’t really know what’s going to happen in that driving test centre. On the other hand, you might be a bit tense at the feeling and speculations that the routes around […]


  • Coming Back Stronger After Failing Your Driving Test

    Posted on 19-12-2015 in Driving Tips

    All of us are just human and being on top of our game, all the time, every time isn’t something that we can do – oh, and hands down, driving is quite challenging. As prepared as you might be, you may still fail your driving test more than once. If you failed your test the […]


  • Pass Your Driving Test – Part II

    Posted on 07-12-2015 in Driving Tips

    Now that you have gone through the first 5 tips part I to pass your driving test, you are probably ready to gain the hands on experience. However, there are still a few things you should know to pass that driving test. Here are another 5 tips of the series to help you become an […]


  • DVSAs Proposed Changes to the Driving Test

    Posted on 28-03-2015 in Driving News

    There have been a number of changes with regard to driving recently: The tax disc has been abolished, in March new laws came into effect in relation to driving while under the influence of drugs, and on June 8th, as part of the coalition Government’s commitment to cut red tape, the counterpart driving licence also […]


  • Save Money by Driving Efficiently

    Posted on 19-02-2015 in Driving Tips

    Save Money by Driving Efficiently So you’ve passed your driving test? Well done! But in many ways, now the real learning begins: Driving courteously, how to avoid road rage, when to pull out, when to give way, when to flash your lights – there’s passing your test, and then there’s driving. One of the secrets […]