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Is it hard to pass your driving test first time?

Passing your driving test in Blackpool is a great feeling. All those hours you’ve put into studying for the theory test and practical driving lessons has finally paid off. There’s no better feeling! Your independence is here and your free to hit the road. The question we frequently get asked is “Is it hard to pass your driving test first time?” Well, it all depends on you and how well your driving instructor has prepared you for the driving test. Nerves may play a part and there is many things you can do to help ease the nerves but f

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Website Privacy Notice The following informs all pupils of how Golden Mile Driving School uses and protects all details that you provide us with when you use this website. Golden Mile Driving School collects and processes your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice.  This notice provides you with information regarding our obligations and your rights in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Golden Mile Driving School is owned by Paul Hornby whose registered office is at 34 Woodstock Gardens, Blackpool FY4 Information that we Collect from you We will collect data directly from you (the customer) during

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This weeks 5 star review for our driving school Blackpool

This weeks 5 star review for our driving school Blackpool We love it when our students pass their driving test, being with a student from a complete novice and seeing their driving skills progress , then finally being there when they pass their driving test is a great feeling for a driving instructor. I wanted to highlight this particular review from our learner driver (Pam) as it really made us feel proud when Pam passed her test. Pam had been with 2 previous driving schools in Blackpool and felt that her tuition with these particular schools wasn’t up to standard.

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New Changes to the Theory Test

New Changes to the Theory Test to be introduced Tuesday, May 1, 2018 The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced that they will be making changes to the current Theory Test questions to make them more accessible to everyone.   The DVSA have teamed up with the British Dyslexia Association, the British Deaf Association and various other associations to make the test more accessible for candidates. These new changes will be introduced on 1 May 2018 and will be in ‘plainer’ English.   The DVSA are changing the wording of the questions so that the candidate has to

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Top 5 Things to Ask Your Driving Instructor

Top 5 Things To Ask Your Driving Instructor    A wise thing to do before booking lessons with a driving school in Blackpool is to research the driving schools in the local area. Blackpool has many driving schools and choosing the one that suits your needs can be quite a challenge. One important factor to look into is the driving lesson reviews, take the time to read reviews on Google and Facebook as these will give you an idea of what the driving school is like. Be wary of driving schools with no customer reviews or lots of negative reviews. 

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Learner drivers allowed on motorways from 4th June 2018

Learner drivers allowed on motorways from 4th June 2018 From Monday 4th June 2018, learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely. Currently, you can only have motorway driving lessons after you’ve passed your practical driving test. At the moment, people who have passed their driving test can take lessons through the voluntary Pass Plus scheme. How the new motorway driving lessons will work Learner drivers will need to be: accompanied by an approved driving instructor (ADI) driving a car

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Vaping motorists could lose their licence and face prosecution

Vaping motorists could lose their licence and face prosecution  Vaping seems to be the latest trend these days, evidence proves that it’s a far healthier way of getting your nicotine fix and many have dumped the cigarettes in favour of vaping. Recently the Police have warned that vaping motorists could lose their licence and face prosecution if they use e-cigarette at the wheel. Although vaping while driving isn’t illegal it is up to the discretion of police officers to determine what they deem as a potentially dangerous and distracting handheld electronic device. Police officers have said that drivers using e-cigarettes

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Blackpool Driving Test Centre

Blackpool Driving Test Centre We have gathered information for Blackpool Driving Test Centre. with contact details for the test centre, driving test booking details and help with passing the driving test in Blackpool. Blackpool Driving Test Centre Address Government Buildings Warbreck Hill Road Blackpool Lancashire FY2 0XE Driving tests offered : Car, Motorcycle, eyesight test  and standards check test. Taking your driving test in Blackpool Blackpool Driving Test Centre is situated in Bispham which in in the Borough of Blackpool and Fylde. The driving test routes may also cover other surrounding areas of Blackpool including, Thornton, Fleetwood, Norcross, Blackpool North, Cleveleys and

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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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