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Road Rage Incidents Towards Learner Drivers on the Rise

A staggering 34%  percent of driving instructors admit to witnessing road rage towards learner drivers on a daily basis, with 14%  claiming it happens on almost every driving lesson. Driving instructors have reported that they have had to deal with inpatient drivers who tailgate learners on their driving lessons, beep their horn and sign offensive hand gestures and verbal abuse to the learner. 1 in 7 learner drivers admits to being the victim of tailgating  or being aggressively overtaken by other road users. Reports have also been made of learner drivers having eggs, stones and fireworks thrown at the tuition vehicle 

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Driving Lessons Blackpool – Getting Started

Driving lessons Blackpool – Getting started If you’re thinking of learning to drive in Blackpool the you must decide what learning route you wish to take. There is a few options to consider: 1. Taking weekly driving lessons with a driving instructor 2. Booking an intensive driving course 3. Learning with a family member/ or friend 4. Learning with a family member alongside professional instruction with an instructor     Apply for Provisional Licence In oder to start your driving you will need a provisional licence. Your driving instructor will ask to see this before you do any driving – they will

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Buying Your First Car After You Pass Your Driving Test

Buying Your First Car After You Pass Your Driving Test   Once you’ve passed your driving test you’ll more than likely be in a position to start looking to buy your first car. Many learner drivers are unsure of what to look out for when buying a car, the whole process can be rather overwhelming. Our driving instructors frequently get asked for guidance on this matter. You’ll come faced with many decisions, so let us help you navigate around the potential pitfalls. The first thing you need to decide is: Are you buying a brand new car or a used

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How To Book Your Driving Test In Blackpool

How to book Your Driving Test in Blackpool? If you’re looking to book your driving test in Blackpool then it is best to ensure you are at test standard before booking. The best way to go about this is to have driving lessons in Blackpool with a Approved Driving Instructor. The practical driving test is designed to see if: You can drive safely on different road layouts and in different traffic conditions You fully know the Highway Code and can show this through your driving ability and theory test As long as you show the standard required, you will pass

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Award Winning Driving School in Blackpool

Award Winning Driving School in Blackpool                                Golden Mile Driving School are delighted to announce that our driving school based in Blackpool has won the “Excellence Award 2018 & 2019” by one of the UK’s leading review websites. The accolade for ‘Top Rated Driving School in Blackpool’ has been hand-picked along with two other driving schools in the Blackpool area. The award is based on an in-depth 50 point inspection which includes; local reviews, history, trading standards, customer ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and general excellence. Paul

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Assessment driving lessons in Blackpool

Assessment driving lessons in Blackpool   Here at Golden Mile Driving School we don’t just teach students with no driving experience we also get many students asking us for a driving assessment lesson. There could be many reasons for this, such as the learner driver may be thinking of completing a driving crash course and would like to know which driving course would be best suited to them, or it could be a learner driver who is currently with another driving school and feels that they are not making progress and would like a second opinion. We’ve had many foreign

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5 Tips To Keep You Safe When Driving Over Christmas

5 Tips To Keep You Safe When Driving Over Christmas   ‘Tis the season to be jolly… The festive period for many usually means eating, drinking and being merry. If you’re a driver then you will more than likely be travelling on our busy roads visiting friends and family which usually involves driving to and from different places. This Christmas, we want you all to be safe on roads, not just in Blackpool but wherever you plan on driving to. We’ve put together some advice for you consider before you get behind the wheel of your car. 1. Don’t drink and

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Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers Blackpool

Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers Blackpool Are you looking for the perfect Christmas present for your loved one?   Our Blackpool Driving School can supply you with Gift Vouchers to use as a gift for your friends or relatives to get them started on their driving lessons. Our Blackpool Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers can be used for Christmas Presents, Birthday Presents, or for any other reason. We will personalise the driving lesson gift voucher with your friend or relative’s name. The Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers are for use in Blackpool and the Fylde only.  Driving lesson voucher deals Blackpool Voucher 1

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How to lower the costs of learning to drive in Blackpool

How to lower the costs of learning to drive in Blackpool   So you’ve decide to learn to drive and take your driving lessons in Blackpool. After you’ve chosen the right driving school in Blackpool for you it’s time to consider the costs of learning. Remember driving lessons are an investment in your future. Once you pass your driving test your licence can bring you many benefits so it’s important to remember that. The Driving Standards Agency say that it will take approximately 45 hours of practice and lessons in order to pass a driving test. In total, this roughly

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Dodgy Driving Habits Reported in Blackpool

Dodgy Driving Habits Reported in Blackpool This week Blackpool Gazette spoke to our Driving School owner Paul Hornby, who is also a driving instructor in Blackpool. The Gazette wanted to speak to Paul to discuss what he thought of the standards of drivers in Blackpool as there had been many compplaints from the general public about other road users attitudes and driving behaviours. Paul and his driving instructors have seen some terrible driving incidents from road users in Blackpool and below is the article: (Courtesty of Blackpool Gazette)   Blackpool Driving Instructor’s View on Bad Driving on the Fylde Coast

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