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Anxiety when learning to drive

Driving anxiety is a common feeling for many people who are learning to drive. The fear of crashing, feeling overwhelmed by traffic, or a lack of control behind the wheel can result in physical symptoms such as sweating, shaking, and difficulty concentrating. At Oxon...

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The Rise of Automatic Cars: A Guide for Drivers in the UK

Automatic cars are becoming an increasingly popular choice for drivers in the UK, offering convenience and ease of use that manual cars simply cannot match. Oxon Driving Tuitions, a driving school located in Oxford, provides comprehensive training for both manual and...

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Supervising Friends or Family Learning to Drive a Car

Supervising a trainee driver is not easy. To begin with, you need to make sure you can do so safely and legally, so you don’t get in trouble! Still, with enough prep work and knowing what to do, it’s possible to do it and do it well. Sol, let’s get into how...

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Using a phone, sat nav, or other devices when driving

If you've been considering enrolling in a driving school or studying for your driving test, you might wonder if using a phone, sat nav, or other devices when driving is legal. Maybe you receive an important phone call. Perhaps you got lost on the way to your...

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What You Should Know About Driving and Mental Illness

 Suffering from a mental illness and trying to drive is a stressful ordeal. Nevertheless, many people with mental illness can keep in touch with the outside world because they can drive. A mental handicap might make it difficult, if not impossible, to get a disabled...

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Why You Should Switch to an Automatic Transmission

A tendency to shift entirely to automatic transmission in cars definitely exists. So, it may be time to consider doing it yourself! Whether it’s to jump at the trend or to make sure you have enough time to get used to it before you’re forced to use it, it’s a good...

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Understanding your car driving test result

It can be hard to figure out which part of a driving test is for what. To help better comprehend this, we’ve put together a guide on understanding your car driving test results. Ancillary controls Ancillary controls are essential good habits that allow new drivers to...

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How New Drivers Can Benefit from Telematics Insurance

Choosing your insurance as a new driver is tricky. Of course, you want to get one at the best price and with the most benefits. There is, however, one option which is a cut above the rest. So, let’s take a look at how new drivers can benefit from telematics insurance....

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How to Combat Fatigue When Driving

Fatigue is a leading factor in many fatal car accidents. However, many individuals wrongly assume that fatigued driving is solely a concern for truckers and other long-distance drivers. You have it backwards there. Fatigue while driving is a problem for drivers of all...

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Most Common Practical Driving Test Faults

Nothing beats ripping off your L-plates and getting into a car for the first time without a driving instructor. However, failing a driving test can throw a wrench in the works of those long-awaited road trips and cause a severe setback to your confidence. While your...

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What the Driving Examiner Will Look for During the Test

Driving tests, like any other tests, can be quite nerve-racking. There is a lot at stake, and nobody wants to have to repeat a test or take extra driving lessons. That being said, most people overestimate the strictness of the examiner and instructor when they get in...

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 6 Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Driving

Do your hands shake when you sit behind the wheel? Does your heart start beating too fast when you're in traffic? Are you too terrified to even try driving? Although it might not seem like it, fear of driving is more common than you think. According to a survey, more...

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How to become a driving instructor

Becoming a driving instructor with Oxon Driving Tuitions is a great career choice, meeting new people and empowering them to learn how to drive. It can be as flexible as you need it to be and can be arranged around your present work and life fulfilments. To be a...

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Top 10 reasons for driving test failure

Introduction This guide explains the top 10 reasons people fail the car driving test in Great Britain. You need to be a good driver to pass the driving test. This guide gives examples of the types of mistakes people make during their test. 45.9%pass rate between April...

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How to Find Driving Test Cancellations during the lockdown

Booking Driving Test Due to the coronavirus lockdowns, we have a large backlog of driving tests. If you have recently attempted to sign up for a driving test, you may have noticed that many upcoming dates are unavailable.  Learn how to book your driving test in Oxford...

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Will driving lessons be cancelled in Tier 4? Learner advice

During those difficult times, learner drivers and parents around the country are wondering if driving lessons and driving tests will be suspended and cancelled, and what is happening next! Can I learn to drive during a covid lockdown? The most obvious question is ‘can...

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What Are The Driving Test Manoeuvres?

There are three driving test manoeuvres, and you will be asked to carry out one of them during your practical, You won't know which manoeuvre the examiner will choose on your driving test, The ‘reverse around a corner’ and ‘turn-in-the-road’ manoeuvres will no longer...

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How to overcome a driving test failure

Failing your test can feel like a huge blow to your confidence, and it can be tempting to have a few weeks off to get over it. The problem with this is skills fade: the longer you spend away from the car, the more you'll forget how to drive at a high standard. Try not...

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DVSA show me tell me questions

What is driving test show me tell me questions? During your car driving test, You’ll be asked 2 vehicle safety questions as part of your practical driving test; one show me a question and one tell me question. If you answer either or both questions incorrectly it will...

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The Five Driving Test Myths

A driving test is an event that many people anticipate nervously. Inevitably, people have heard stories from their friends and family members about everything that can go wrong. This causes people to be even more nervous for their driving test, even though you get the...

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