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Making sense of the MOT

Everyone who owns a car is responsible for keeping it in a road worthy condition, this is checked by a test called the MOT. You are required to take your car for its first MOT at 3 years old, then it is tested again every year for as long as you own the car. The MOT makes sure that the car meets legal minimum requirements at the time of the test. It is up to you to keep track of when your test is due, as no reminders are sent. However the DSA recently launched a service that sends you a text message when your test is due, but there is a charge for this.

10 Useful Tips for Driving in Snow

To most people driving in the snow is a scary and daunting experience, however if your journey is absolutely essential here a few tips to help you manage the conditions and to help keep you safer on the roads.

A Closer Look at Women’s Car Insurance

There are now a host of women’s car insurance providers in the UK that market exclusively to females, claiming that they offer cheaper quotes than conventional car insurance companies do coupled with female-friendly incentives. So are women really better off insuring with specialists, or should they shop around using a comparison site to compare car insurance quotes first?

Show Me Tell Me Engine Questions

Learning and revising the Show Me Tell Me questions is an important aspect of your driving test. However it can be a little difficult to remember which engine components relate to each question! Use this diagram of the Suzuki Swift engine bay as a summary to help memorise where each of your checks should be taking place.

5 Online Resources for Theory Test Practise

A thorough knowledge and plenty of practise are key to being well prepared for your driving theory test. Thankfully there are a number of FREE online resources available to test yourself, here we have a roundup of 5 of the best online resouces for mock theory test questions. By aiming to answer all of the questions correctly and within the given time you will soon be on your way to achieving your first pass!

How to Check Your Cars Tyre Pressures

Testing the tyre pressures is one of the most important maintenance checks to your car, one that should be performed on a regular basis. The tyres hold the car on the road, and if not inflated correctly can drastically affect the handling and steering of the car, increase fuel consumption and cause uneven tyre wear.

How to Fill Up Your Car at the Petrol Station

There are many additional tasks and experiences that come along with learning to drive, such tasks include car maintenance. The most common job when it comes to maintaining your car is refueling at the petrol station, despite being a simple task that can be done on a daily basis it is quite often pretty daunting for new drivers with no previous experience. Read on to familiarize yourself with the refueling process and breeze through your first petrol station run!

Everything You Need to Know About the Theory Test

As of November 2002 onwards the theory test is now made up of two tests in one, the traditional multiple choice theory test and the newer hazard perception test. You can take your theory test at any point once you have received your provisional drivers licence, as discussed in a previous post; 5 Steps to Passing Your Driving Test Quicker, it is advised to take your theory test as soon as possible in order to have a better understanding of road procedures and to more importantly save you time in your overall learning process.

5 Steps to Passing Your Driving Test Quicker!

Everyone wants to learn to drive and pass their driving test in as little time as possible. Here are five steps to help you potentially shave weeks off your overall learning process.

How to Apply for a Provisional Drivers Licence

Revolution Driving Tuition does not issue Provisional Drivers Licences. You need to follow the steps outlined in this guide to apply for your licence from the DVLA.

Before you can start learning to drive or take any of the three driving tests you need to apply for a provisional drivers licence. There are a few important points to take into consideration and multiple methods of applying for your licence, this useful guide highlights all the steps you need to take to apply for your provisional licence.