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Driving lessons Blackpool safety measures for learners

With the Covid 19 restrictions lifted and following the government’s recent announcement  Golden Mile Driving School are delighted to be resuming driving lessons in Blackpool and surrounding areas. Driving lessons will resume from Monday July 6th 2020.  We want to play a vital role in ensuring we follow Government Guidelines in relation to keeping our learner drivers and our driving instructors safe. To do this, we will be applying stringent hygiene procedures.  To ensure we are all working in a safe and hygienic environment we ask you to comply with the following terms: CANCEL YOUR DRIVING LESSON IF YOU HAVE

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Tips for learners: How to keep preparing for your driving test during lockdown

The coronavirus outbreak has affected almost every aspect of our daily lives, and driving lessons have been no exception. Here, Mark Barclay from auto experts GSF Car Parts shares some tips for keeping your learning going during the lockdown. For the latest advice and information regarding coronavirus restrictions, visit the government website. If your driving lessons have been put on hold because of the COVID-19 outbreak, then it’s perfectly understandable that you might be feeling anxious about the progress you’ll have missed out on. Or, perhaps you’re worried that you won’t remember what to do when you next get behind

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Blackpool Driving Test Passes

Congratulations to all those who appear in our Blackpool Driving Test Passes gallery. Our Blackpool Driving School is extremely proud to have passed over 1000 students.  We understand that learning to drive is a massive achievement for many, it not only opens new doors, helps your career path but gives you full independence and freedom.  So let us celebrate those who have passed with our driving school in Blackpool.  Previous Next Booking driving lessons Blackpool We often get asked will we cover surrounding areas of Blackpool. Our driving instructors cover most FY postcodes including: Bispham, Poulton le fylde, Fleetwood, St Annes

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Covid-19 Update April/May 2020

Corona Virus Driving Lessons Update May 2020  As of the 23rd March 2020, the government announced that we should only work or conduct driving lessons if it’s absolutely essential. Therefore, the advice we should follow is: stay at home.We have decided to stop conducting driving lessons for non key/critical workers, based on the governments advice until further notice.   Our instructors are eager to resume lessons but as it stands things are still very uncertain, at the moment the DVSA are currently starting to book candidate driving tests for July, so we hope to be back teaching around June. However, this is not

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NHS and Key worker Discount COVID-19

Corona Virus Covid-19 Update 23/03/2020 As you’re probably aware due to the current Coronavirus situation the DVSA have announced no practical driving tests for 3 months, and Theory Test exams cancelled until further notice. However,  Practical and Theory Tests may still be available for key workers  Our Driving instructors WILL NOT be offering driving lessons. We understand many of you have already invested a lot of time, effort and money into your lessons and will will now placing any lessons on hold until futher notice by the Government. Its importnat to us that we keep YOU and our driving instructors

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Driving Test to be marked with tablet device

Driving Examiners in Blackpool will no longer mark the practical driving test on paper. The DL25 ( Driving  test report) Driving tests to be marked with tablet device and now be digitally recorded via an electronic  tablet using  specially developed app. Examiners will conduct the driving  test in exactly the same way as with the current paper form but will record it electronically on the app. Below is a copy of the old DL25 paper test report  The Driving Examiners Tablet The clever app will use a privacy screen to make sure that the candidate is not distracted during the

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Find a driving instructor near Blackpool

Find a driving instructor near Blackpool We’ve put together a quick guide that will show you how to: Find a driving instructor in Blackpool Pass your driving test in Blackpool Tips to save you money on your driving lessons Blackpool How to find a Driving Instructor in Blackpool There are many driving schools in Blackpool, You deserve a driving instructor who builds your confidence, never puts you down or shouts at you. Has the utmost respect for you and remains professional.  Learning to drive can be stressful for some, so it’s important that your driving instructor is making your driving

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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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