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october 2021 practical driving test passes

October 2021 test passes

October saw another amazing month for our learners, 9 people passed their driving test with us in the 31 days! As always we’d like to ...
Driving test passes september 2021

September 2021 test passes

September was a bumper month for driving test passes, with a perfect 10 over the month! We’re super proud of all our pupils for acing ...
becoming a driving instructor

Well done to our trainees!

Emerging from the debris of the pandemic with a wealth of hope, prospect and ambition, our trainees have done us so proud over the last ...
2021 new rules for towing

Everything you need to know about… New towing rules 2021

The rules on towing trailers and caravans will be changing later on in the year, affecting millions of drivers in the UK. We’ve put together ...
august 2021 driving test passes

August 2021 test passes

It’s been another amazing month for our pupils, with another batch heading off into the world with their brand new pink full licences! As the ...
Everything you need to know about e10 petrol

Everything you need to know about… E10 petrol

E10 petrol is coming on the 1st of September, but what is it? And how can you make sure you’re filling up with the correct ...
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The 4-step guide to cutting post-lockdown nerves

In a recent report for ITV’s Westcountry News, figures released showed that more than 1 in 3 drivers (36%) were nervous about getting back behind ...
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Theory & practical test fees could be on the rise

The DVSA have announced they are launching a consultation today on raising the test fees for the theory and practical tests for learner drivers. The ...
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📹 1st 4 Driving on ITV News

Eagle-eyed viewers in the South West with their TV sets tuned in to ITV will have noticed our Managing Director Dave Foster on Tuesday evening’s ...
july 2021 driving test passes

July 2021 test passes

Congratulations to all our pupils who passed their driving test this month! It’s a difficult time at the moment with a massive backlog for driving ...
1st 4 Driving new logo

Introducing… our new(ish) logo

Frequent visitors to our website and social media may this morning have noticed some changes to the look and feel of our company branding. Here’s ...
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How to book and pass your theory test first time

Once you have applied for your provisional licence and got it back, you’ll be able to start looking at booking your theory test. The theory ...
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Learning to drive made simple

There have been many books written about learning to drive. These books often span hundreds of pages and make driving seem like some deep art ...

New theory test booking service launched

A new booking system for theory tests was launched today, July 19th, for England Scotland and Wales. ...
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IMPORTANT: Coronavirus Update

Update: 16.07.2021 New government guidance was published today by the DVSA for the new rules on wearing face coverings in driving lessons and tests in ...
applying for your provisional licence

How to apply for your provisional driving licence

Before you can get started with your driving lessons, you’ll need to apply for your provisional driving licence. The provisional licence is a form of ...
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June 2021 test passes

As the month comes to a close, we say congratulations to all our test passes from this month, June 2021. ...
driving test passes may 2021

May 2021 test passes

Congratulations to all our pupils who passed their driving test this month! As we start getting back to normal post-lockdown, we’ve got some test passes ...
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We don’t accept third-party vouchers ❌

Unfortunately we are not accepting vouchers bought through other websites We’ve noticed a trend in the past few months of people trying to redeem vouchers ...
learning to drive infographic

📷 Infographic: A-Z of Learning to Drive

Each week between July and December 2019, we posted our essential A-Z of Learning to Drive over on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. So we ...
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Is My Driving Instructor Any Good?

Honestly, looking for a driving instructor is a minefield. It’s really not easy. And that’s not through a lack of finding them. They’re in local ...
Driving test nerves

Cut driving test nerves with this one simple trick!

Do you feel nervous or even scared about taking your driving test? Maybe you’ve taken a driving test and failed because your nerves let you ...
the best driving lessons

Infographic: Why Our Driving Lessons Are The Best

With so much choice out there for driving lessons, it’s important to know that you can trust the driving school that you choose. So we’ve ...
Full, free theory training

Full, Free Theory Training!

So you’ve heard that the Theory Test is difficult, but luckily you were clever and booked driving lessons with 1st 4 Driving, meaning you qualify ...
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Nervous Pupils Are Very Welcome!

Are You Feeling Nervous About Your Driving Lesson? There are many reasons why you may be nervous as a pupil and we understand this. Maybe ...
How many driving lessons will I need?

How Many Driving Lessons You Will Need

The REAL truth about how many driving lessons you will need – explained by Driving School Dave. One of the most common questions we are ...
cheap driving lessons

Cheap Driving Lessons – Not Always What They Seem…

In this article, Driving School Dave explains how cheap driving lessons may not always be as good as they look, while looking at the tell-tale ...
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Driving Instructors Near Me

What you must know before choosing your driving school. (Get this wrong and it will cost you a fortune in driving lessons.) We’ve all had ...
pass the driving test first time

How To Pass The Driving Test First Time

Nobody passes their driving test first time, right? Wrong! The majority of our pupils pass first time! Driving School Dave explains how… This article looks at ...
pass the driving test easier

How to Pass the Driving Test Easier

This is the first article in a short series designed to help learner drivers pass the driving test easier and remove some of the mysteries ...
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