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Eco Safe Driving Tips – Save Money!

Eco Safe Driving Tips – Save Money!  Eco Driving Lesson Fancy saving a few quid? Eco driving could save you up to hundreds of pounds a year in fuel. Eco driving is a way of driving that reduces fuel consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and accident rates. Eco driving is about driving in a style suited to modern technology; smart, smooth and safe driving techniques that lead to approx fuel savings of 5-10%. When our driving instructors ask our pupils what they think Eco safe driving means, we often get a blank reaction, but once we explain the importance of the

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New Driving Test Success in Blackpool

New Driving Test Success in Blackpool  This week the new practical driving test began. The new test was due to start on December 4th 2017 but the examiners at Blackpool Driving Test Centre and other test centres in the UK went on strike for two days leaving many learner drivers having to reschedule their driving tests.  On Thursday 7th December our Blackpool Driving School had 3 students go in for their test and all 3 passed FIRST TIME with very low minor faults! It was a great achievement for our driving school! Our driving instructors have been teaching the new syllabus

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What you need to know about pedestrian crossings

What you need to know about pedestrian crossings    When you first begin learning to drive  it can be very easy to become overwhelmed with all of the rules and guides that go driving a car. Many students often feel mastering the clutch, brake and steering a massive distraction on their  driving lessons but once you have the basic controls down to a T you can then start focusing more and hazards on the roads, including; the different pedestrian crossings that you will come across, your confidence will help you become a safe and driver.  Here’s a few basic rules

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New Driving Instructor has joined our Blackpool Driving School

New driving instructor has joined our Blackpool Driving School    This month we have a new driving instructor who has joined our driving school in Blackpool. Golden Mile Driving School welcomes Trevor Eagle, Trevor has been an ADI for many years teaching learners all over the Blackpool and Fylde. We so happy to have him join our team of driving instructors. We feel it vital that our pupils feel relaxed and comfortable on their driving lessons and Trevor has a great reputation of doing just that! Some customer reviews so far  “Learnt so much from my lessons with Trevor, and

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions   Can Golden Mile Driving School apply for my Driving Licence? Yes. You’ll need to come into our head office, where we’ll help you complete the DVLA forms. However, you can apply for a provisional driving licence quickly and easily online from the DSA. How often should I take Driving Lessons? How often you have your lessons is your choice. Our driving school advises that you take at least 1 session of 2 hours per week. The more lessons you take the quicker you will learn and the more money you will save Do I need to pass

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Plans for tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly

Plans for tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by dangerous driving, and for careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs new offence of causing serious injury through careless driving to be created part of government action to make roads safer for all and stop devastation caused by dangerous drivers and cyclists Killer drivers face life behind bars after plans to increase maximum sentences received resounding support from families and campaigners. Ministers today confirmed that drivers who cause death by speeding, racing, or

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Be Prepared for the New Driving Test

Be Prepared for the New Driving Test Have you passed your driving test? , or you might even be preparing for the new driving test in December 2017 or even a driving test in the coming months or weeks – either way, we advise  that you spend some time reading our latest blog post  about preparing for your driving test. Over the years, we have provided Driving Lessons in Blackpool and the surrounding areas, only to find out that a pupil has had their test aborted for one of the following  reasons. Make sure you have everything you  need. If your

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Learner drivers will be allowed to take motorway driving lessons

Learner drivers will be allowed to take motorway driving lessons  Allowing learner drivers to have lessons on motorways will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely. At the moment, you can only have driving lessons on motorways after you’ve passed your driving test. Some newly-qualified drivers take lessons through the voluntary Pass Plus scheme. How the change will work The change will apply to England, Scotland and Wales. Learner drivers will need to be: accompanied by an approved driving instructor driving a car fitted with dual controls Any motorways lessons will be voluntary. It will be up

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New Show me Tell Me Questions 2017

Show me tell me questions 2017   1. About the questions The driving test is changing on 4 December 2017. The questions you can be asked, and how you’ll be asked them will change. We are inofrming all our learner drivers about the new questions and starting to incorparate them on their driving lessons.  The driving examiner will ask you one: ‘tell me’ question (where you explain how you’d carry out a safety task) at the start of your test, before you start driving ‘show me’ question (where you show how you’d carry out a safety task) while you’re driving 2. ‘Show me’ questions

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Find a driving instructor in Blackpool

Find a driving instructor in Blackpool The DVSA have recently given driving instructors the option to opt-in to display their standards check grade on the ‘find your nearest driving instructor’ service on GOV.UK. We want consumers to be able to make a more informed choice when they choose a driving instructor. The “Find your nearest driving instructor” service was officially launched in July 2011. Since then, over 27,000 ADIs have signed up to appear on the service – around 67% of all ADIs on the register. The use of this service among consumers has been steadily increasing too. It was viewed around

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