Using a Mobile Phone and Driving

Using a Mobile Phone and Driving  It’s frustrating to encounter someone driving very badly, and then discover that they’re chatting away on their phone or texting. But just how dangerous is it to use a phone while driving? The latest official statistics (for 2010) show that, out of a total of 1,850 road deaths, careless driving contributed to 370 of them. But no recent statistics for phone-specific accidents are available from the government, so we did our own testing. A substantial body of research shows that using a hand-held or hands-free mobile phone while driving is a significant distraction, and

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Roundabouts

Roundabouts  Roundabouts are designed to keep the traffic flowing. Traffic should only flow in a clockwise direction around the island in the centre of the roundabout. This circular road is a one-way street and may be made up of one or more lanes. Mini roundabouts are much smaller but have the same purpose to keep the traffic flowing. Traffic entering the roundabout must give way to traffic already on the roundabout approaching from the right.   Approaching a roundaboutWhen approaching a roundabout you apply your Hazard Drill and take observations into the major road ahead as early as possible. Unlike

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Dealing with Horses on the road

Dealing with horses on the road     According to www.bhs.org.uk  More than 4,000 horse riders and carriage drivers were admitted to hospital between April 1 2011 and March 31 2012 from injury in a transport accident Through horseaccidents.org.uk, almost 3,000 reports of safety accidents or incidents. Advice for drivers and horse riders so that roads are shared safely   Advice for motorists Slow down and be ready to stop if necessary Look out for riders’ signals to slow down or stop Watch out for sudden movements, horses can be easily frightened and unpredictable Don’t sound your horn or rev your engine Pass wide

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Save money on Driving Lessons Blackpool

Save Money on Driving Lessons Blackpool DID YOU KNOW.. Only one in four learner drivers will pass their practical driving test at the first attemptBefore you leave this website we are going to show you how to pass first time .     How To Save £££££ On Passing Your Driving Test While some learner drivers are looking for cheap driving lessons in Blackpool, and perhaps saving a couple of quid on a driving lesson, We are gong to show you how to save big money on passing your driving test and that money could go towards your new car. Be

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Another Blackpool driving test pass

Another Blackpool Driving Test Pass  Well done to Mark Robbins of Blackpool who passed his driving test FIRST time  today with driving instructor Paul. A pleasure to teach – really enjoyed our driving lessons. Mark says:    “Paul is an absolutely amazing driving instructor, he helped me through everything, he’s so calm and helped me to overcome my nerves, would recommend Golden Mile Driving School to anyone wanting to learn to drive in Blackpool”   Check our our facebook page to read about Mark’s pass and see his review.  So if you’re thinking of learning to drive in Blackpool then

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Show me tell me questions

Show me tell me About the questions You’ll be asked 2 vehicle safety questions. These are also known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. The examiner will ask you one ‘show me’ question, where you’ll have to show them how you’d carry out a vehicle safety check. You’ll also be asked one ‘tell me’ question, where you’ll have to explain to the examiner how you’d carry out the check. More info and video on the DVSA Show Me tell Me questions below https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/car-show-me-tell-me-vehicle-safety-questions/car-show-me-tell-me-vehicle-safety-questions

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10 Ways To Avoid Stress On Your Driving Test

10 Ways To Avoid Stress On Your Driving Test The driving test is unlike many other tests we’re used to.The fact that it can be down to luck in terms of the actions of other road users during the test and of course having an examiner sitting there right next to you monitoring your every action.  We have put these tips together to help our students of Blackpool who may be feeling nervous about an upcoming driving test.  1. Don’t rush! Get as much practice as you can and only apply for your driving test when you are confident that you

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Passing the driving test Blackpool

Passing the driving test Blackpool Its been a great day for the Golden Mile Driving School team today, Well done to Sol Legdani and Daniel Austin both from Blackpool who passed their driving tests today with driving instructors Paul and Andrea. A great drive from both lads here today       Well done to both of you and all the best from all the team at Golden Mile Driving School. *Join 100’s passing their driving test in Blackpool* www.goldenmiledriving.com

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Applying Defensive Driving

APPLYING DEFENSIVE DRIVING  Many defensive driving techniques can be taught to you by your driving instructor without the need for a dedicated course. Much of what is usually learnt with experience. Learner drivers are technically better drivers than most drivers on the road right now simply because they are up to date on safe driving practices. Of course what a learner driver doesn’t have is amount of experience a full licence holder may have. It’s all to common when most of us pass the driving test, those safe driving  techniques  soon get forgotten. A mixture of safe driving practice and experience

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Blackpool driving courses

Blackpool Driving Courses  Another great week for our Blackpool Driving School!  Well done to Luke Potter who passed his driving test in Blackpool today 1st December 2015 with driving instructor Andrea. Luke passed with us after taking out one of our popular driving courses in Blackpool and after completing the course he passed with flying colors.  We are over the moon you’ve passed your driving test Luke. All the best from Andrea and all the team at Golden Mile Driving School.    *Join 100’s passing their driving test in Blackpool* www.goldenmiledriving.com

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