Driving Licence Information. What Does It All Mean?

Driving Licence Information

Your driving license contains lots of information. Some of it is obvious such as your name and address but some is less obvious. If we look at the front of a full driving licence, we have the following information 1 is your surname 2 is your forenames 3 is your birth date and place of…

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What’s the Speed Limit on this road?

What’s the Speed Limit on this road?

What’s the Speed Limit on this road? Being able to know what the speed limit is on a particular road is really important. For a start you could get fined and get points on your license for going over the limit and also you are more likely to have an incident that may cause damage…

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Changes to the Driving Test due to Coronavirus

Changes to the Driving Test due to Coronavirus

At the moment driving lessons and driving tests are all stopped due to the lockdown. At some time in the future, we will be able to restart lessons and tests so listed below are the current rules regarding changes to driving tests. These will be updated if anything changes. Firstly, when you do go for…

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The Rules About Driving and Mobile Phones

Using a hand-held mobile device whilst driving is a significant distraction and substantially increases the risk of a driver crashing. Although not illegal even using a hand free device increases the risk as well. A driver can be up to 4 times more likely to crash and the subsequent damage to vehicles and injury to…

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The Theory Test

The Theory Test

The theory test is a 2 part test that must be passed before you can apply for your driving test. The multiple choice and the hazard perception make up the 2 parts. You must pass both parts at the same time. When you pass your certificate lasts for 2 years. The cost of the theory…

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Top 10 reasons for failing your driving test

Top 10 reasons for failing your driving test

So what are the most common reasons for failing your driving test? Listed below are the top reasons why driving tests were failed in 2018/19. 1. JUNCTIONS (OBSERVATIONS) This is the number one reason for failing a driving test. It is basically not taking effective observations before emerging. 2. MIRRORS (CHANGING DIRECTION) Not checking your…

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Potholes An Ongoing Problem

Potholes An Ongoing Problem

Winter 2019/2020 is almost here, and many of us will be wondering what kind of winter we are going to get. Will it be mild, wet and windy or are we going to have another cold season with lots of snow and ice? If the latter, we can be sure it will play havoc with…

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Gift Vouchers Available For Driving Lessons This Christmas

gift-vouchers

Are You Struggling for Ideas for Christmas Presents for your Relatives/Friends? Want to Give Them Something that Will be Worthwhile and Have a Lasting Impact? Why Not Give Them a Gift Voucher for Driving Lessons This Christmas? Here at Bentley School of Motoring we have gift vouchers available that can be made up to any…

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Single Carriageways, Dual Carriageways and Lane Changing

Many people do not know the difference between a single and a dual carriageway. It is particularly important when driving on a national speed limit road. Single Carriageway A single carriageway road is a road where there is no separation between yourself and oncoming traffic. It could be one lane each way or more. Dual…

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