What is Engine Coolant / Antifreeze?

Summary Engine coolant is a liquid, usually blue or green, used to prevent your engine from overheating. Antifreeze is a common component in engine coolant. The fluid circulates through the main cavities of the engine. It’s then passed through a… More

Speeding Fines / Penalty Points in the UK

Summary: Speeding in the UK means driving over the speed limit. Even driving at 31mph in a 30mph constitutes as speeding. If you are caught speeding, it will most likely be treated as a minor offence. You may receive a… More

Driving Without Insurance – What are the Penalties?

Summary: By law, everyone in the UK must have their vehicle insured in order to drive on public roads. If you are caught driving without insurance, you can face 6 penalty points on your license and an unlimited fine. In… More

Which of these is the ‘Hump Bridge’ sign?

Correct! Wrong, try again. A hump bridge is a bridge that has a significant hump in the center. This means that you will have to drive over an upward and downward gradient. You should be careful when approaching bridges like… More

Driving Without MOT – What is the Penalty?

Summary: The MOT is an inspection of your vehicle to ensure it is safe to drive on the public roads. The test includes checking windows for cracks, lights are working, seat belts are in tact and a load more of… More

What is the Difference Between Manual and Automatic Cars?

Summary: An automatic car will change gear by itself when needed. Therefore, they have no gear stick. In manual cars, you must change gears yourself. You should change gears when the engine before the engine sounds like it’s struggling, and… More

How Long Does the Theory Test Last?

Summary: Your theory test certificate will be valid for 2 years from the date that you pass. This means that you have 2 years to pass your driving test, otherwise you will have to take the theory again. You will… More

When to Signal When Driving

Summary of when to signal while driving: Parking. If you feel people will benefit from an indication of where you’re planning to go when parking, then you can do so. Pulling off from the side of the road. This is… More

Number of People Failing the Theory Test Reaches All Time High

The theory test was first introduced as a standalone test in 1996. It was separate from the practical driving test. It has undergone a lot of changes in the last 10 years making it more and more difficult to pass…. More

How Many Questions Are On the Theory Test?

Summary: The theory test is split into two sections: the multiple choice questions and the hazard perception. The multiple choice has 50 questions. You have 57 minutes to complete it, and must score at least 43 to pass this section…. More

How Much Does the Theory Test Cost?

Summary: Before taking your theory test you will need to apply for a provisional driver’s license. This costs £34. To apply, you must be at least 15 years and 9 months old. You should also have good vision, meaning that… More

What Age Can You Drive in the UK?

Summary: You can apply for a provisional driver’s license from the age of 15 years and 9 months. You can drive a moped or light quad bike at age 16. Once you turn 17 you can drive a car on… More

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