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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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The cost of driving lessons in Oxford

The most common question we are asked at the outset by new pupils is ‘how long will it take me to pass the test’ or ‘how many lessons will I need?’. Your instructor will, during your first lesson, make an assessment of your driving and be able to give you a better...

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The Driving test new rules during the pandemic

Theory test oxford resumed for learner drivers on 4 July. Driving lessons in England also resumed on 4 July, to give learners the chance to practice before driving tests restart, with driving tests able resume from Wednesday 22 July. Booking a Driving test in Oxford...

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Refresher Driving Lessons in Oxford

Refresher driving lessons in Oxford are perfect for drivers who have not driven for a long period of time or they come from overseas or simply have never driven in the UK witch can be daunting to even the most experienced drivers. The refresher driving lessons can be...

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Manual Driving Lessons in Oxford

Oxford Manual Driving Lessons  At Oxon Driving Tuitions we offer both manual and automatic driving lessons in Oxford. Deciding which is the best option for you will depend on a number of factors. It is therefore important that you fully understand these before you...

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Practical Driving Test in Oxford

Preparation for the practical driving test centre in oxford On the day of the practical driving test in oxford, you will be picked up by your instructor one hour before your practical driving test is due to begin for a bit of practice and last minutes advises, then...

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Definitions and Use of Mini-Roundabouts

Definition of a Mini-Roundabout A mini-roundabout is a type or form of junction control at which vehicles circulate around a white, reflectors, central circular road marking (central island) of between one and four metres in diameter, as shown. Vehicles entering the...

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Driving Lessons For Key Workers

Providing Driving Lessons For Key Workers Here at Oxon Driving Tuitions, we have taken the decision to postpone all driving lessons (except for Key and Critical workers) and to abide by the Government guidelines during COVID-19. You can still get an emergency test...

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How to choose the best driving school in Oxford

How to choose the best driving school in Oxford? When it comes to choosing the school to teach you how to drive, you need to Be involved from the beginning, researching local instructors, meeting them, asking questions and staying interested. When looking for someone...

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The differences between motorways and dual carriageways

The main differences between motorways and dual carriageways Despite having some similarities, there are a number of differences between the two types of road. Some of the differences between dual carriageways and motorways are:    Motorways MUST NOT be used by : ▪...

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How Will driverless cars change our lives?

Over the past few months, we've seen the disruption of so many institutions and businesses because of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Now that the dreadful disease is quickly spreading among nations to nations, most governments and health sectors are implementing...

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How do you get back into driving after a long break?

If you are a learner driver and you had been progressing well with your driving course, it is only natural that you might get worried about losing skills that you had already learned. Are you nervous that you might forget to drive? Well, that certainly should not be...

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What Counts as a Serious Fault on a Driving Test?

All people worry about having faults on their driving tests but it is okay to make a few mistakes. The key is to understand how the faults work so that you can avoid serious faults. When you make errors, they are either counted as a major fault of a minor fault. Minor...

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