Driving Tips

Driving with dyspraxia

Posted by on 18/04/2014 at 3:27 pm

Learner drivers with conditions such as dyspraxia, which affects hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness and short-term memory can find it even more challenging than most to get their licence. Dyspraxia affects hand-eye co-ordination, spatial awareness and short-term memory. It is a hidden disability present from birth, affects between six and 10 per cent of the population […]

Tips for overcoming driving test nerves

Posted by on 01/04/2014 at 2:55 pm

Exams are nerve-wracking at the best of times, and driving tests can feel particularly harrowing. After all, with written exams if you get something wrong you can always go back and cross it out, whereas if you reverse into a bollard on your practical test then your fate is sealed. Knowing that someone is watching […]

There are a few things that you need to know about after passing your practical driving test!

Posted by on 10/11/2013 at 11:30 pm

For the first two years after passing your practical driving test you are on probation and six points is enough to lose your driving licence. The penalty for speeding alone is three points. If there are any other factors to take into account the magistrate can add more. Two speeding offences within two years of […]

Why is Eco Safe Driving Beneficial?

Posted by on 21/10/2013 at 11:37 pm

With fuel prices going up weekly, in order to save money and the planet, we need to look more closely at our driving and what we do. By making some changes to our driving style some considerable savings to the running of a fleet can be made. With fuel prices over £1.20 per litre, and […]

Safe Driving Skills for Life!

Posted by on 12/10/2013 at 8:30 am

Tips on how to be a safe & responsible driver: 1. Do not drive tired. Get plenty of sleep before you drive. 2. Do not drive impaired. Don’t drink alcohol, take drugs, or drive when you’re sick. 3. Do not drive distracted. Turn off your mobile phone, make sure your makeup is okay before you […]

Don’t risk drink driving over the festive period

Posted by on 05/10/2013 at 5:07 pm
Don't drink & drive, use a hire scooter company. Advise by DSL Tuition Driving School

*** DSL Quick Tip *** Don’t risk drink driving over the festive period… Hire a Scooter Chauffeur company to take you and your car home after your night out. Your personal designated driver will arrive on a folding scooter and drive you home safely! Learn safe driving skills for life with DSL Tuition Driving School […]

What do I need to know about UK tyre law?

Posted by on 04/12/2010 at 8:39 pm
Tyre Tread Depth

What do I need to know about UK tyre law? UK law requires that your vehicle is fitted with the correct type and size of tyre for the vehicle type you are driving and for the purpose it is being used. This means fitting the right tyres and for safety ensuring that they are inflated […]

Guidance for Driving in Snow

Posted by on 04/12/2010 at 8:28 pm
broken down in the snow

First and foremost – Listen to the advice given. If the advice is “Don’t drive unless essential”, then “Don’t drive unless essential.” If you must drive it is important you are suitably prepared: • Allow plenty of extra time for your journey. • If necessary plan an alternative route. • Remember – you will change […]

The Importance of Learning to Drive with a Qualified Driving Instructor

Posted by on 26/11/2010 at 12:52 am

Once you have decided to learn how to drive, you must apply for your provisional driving licence. There will be questions that need to be answered truthfully in order for you to qualify and you will only be provided with your provisional once you are 17. However, should you be receiving disability allowance at the […]