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The Best Driving Schools in the United States

Turning the steering wheel and pressing the accelerator is what most people think of when driving. But, with the right car and the right circumstances, driving goes from routine to exciting. NUREMBERG, GERMANY – July 07: Nico Mueller (botton) of Switzerland and Audi Sport Team Abt … [+] Sportsline rides with Loic Duval (top) of […]

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How a £150 advanced driving course could lower your insurance bills

ADVANCED driving lessons are designed to improve your skills on the road, but they could also save you money. Some insurers will reduce your premiums, which means your annual or monthly payments could drop by up to 10%. 1 Taking an Advanced Driving Course Could Improve Your Skills and Cut CostsCredit: Getty At the same […]

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Girl, 17, is left in ‘floods of tears’ after failing her driving test BEFORE it started

Driving examiners have been criticized for failing learner drivers before they even start their tests because their cars are deemed too dirty. A 17-year-old was ‘distraught’ when her examiner dropped her for having tiny rubber deposits on the carpet under the passenger seat of her instructor’s car. She had been waiting for months for the […]

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Furious driving instructors stage protest against closure of South Shields test center

Driving instructors staged a protest in South Shields on Thursday against the closure of their local driving test centre, hoping their actions will help overturn the decision. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) plans to close the South Shields driving test center on April 10, along with a number of other test centers across […]

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Widmyer Driving School Hosts In-Person Course in March | Garrett County Community News

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Driving tests could undergo major changes under DVSA plans

Learner drivers may have to wait longer before re-booking tests under new plans set out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). The driving authority has launched a consultation on this and five other planned major changes in a bid to reduce the huge backlog of tests built up during the pandemic. DVSA says […]

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Driving tests could see major changes under new DVSA plans

Changes to the rules for re-booking driving tests could reduce the number of people attempting the test when they are not ready, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has said. Under new proposals put forward by the government agency, learner drivers who have failed their driving test may have to wait 28 working days […]

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Watch driving instructors hit the road in a convoy in protest against plans to close the South Tyneside Test Center

And driving instructors have united to show their anger at the move, leading a protest convoy from the threatened test center to South Shields Town Hall to publicize the proposals. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Read more Read more Call to force the sale of empty stores in South Shields […]

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Driving instructors torn over DVSA plan to make learners wait longer for new test

DRIVING instructors in Worcester are torn between a new DVSA policy that would require learners to wait 28 days to book a test after failing. The recent change is said to be aimed at encouraging learner drivers to ‘think twice’ before attempting the test unprepared. Gary Gough, owner of Worcester-based driving school No Gears No […]

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Defensive driving training to reduce traffic accidents completed

Views : 226 Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2022. 5:58 p.m. CST. By Ruben Morales Iglesias: In an effort to reduce the high number of road accidents, representatives from the Ministries of Transport and Health, Municipal Traffic Services and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) attended a training course in defensive driving. The Belize government press […]

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Good news for driving licenses in South Africa

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that South Africa’s only driver’s license card machine has been repaired and is now operational again. In a video posted to social media on Wednesday (January 26th), Mbalula said Driver License Card Account (DLCA) staff are now working to address the country’s license backlog. Driver’s license cards in South […]

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Now renew your driving license sitting at home | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: In a major relief for motorists across the state, driving licenses can now be renewed without visiting regional transport offices. On Monday, the Department of Transportation rendered four more DL (Sarathi) related non-contact/faceless services. These are: renewal, issuance of a duplicate, change of address and name in the permit. With these four new services, […]

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Truck driver training program launched at Middleton High School

The simulator training was designed specifically for high school students after the age requirement to drive a truck was lowered nationwide. MIDDLETON, Idaho — The Idaho Trucking Association introduced its new simulation training program Wednesday at Middleton High School, the first of many planned stops for schools across Idaho. Simulator training was designed specifically for […]

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! Murcia Today – Spanish driving license penalty points explained

Publication date: 01/25/2022 Drivers in Spain have 12 points on their license, which can be deducted for traffic offenses With some British citizens residing in Spain obtaining Spanish driving licenses to be able to continue driving in Spain after Brexit, it is important for drivers to be aware of how the penalty point system works […]

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! Spanish News Today – Spain driving license penalty points explained

Publication date: 01/25/2022 Drivers in Spain have 12 points on their license, which can be deducted for traffic offenses With some British citizens residing in Spain obtaining Spanish driving licenses to be able to continue driving in Spain after Brexit, it is important for drivers to be aware of how the penalty point system works […]

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Driving on Canada’s toughest road – BBC Travel

A little later I was turned away from the Peel River ferry landing, south of the slightly larger Gwich’in settlement of Fort McPherson – the last town I would see before Dawson City, about 580 km to the south . I was told that the melting summer waters had raised the water levels in the […]

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Driving instructors slammed for charging learners up to £300 for last minute test slots

A driving instructor has been criticized for advertising last-minute driving test slots of up to five times the price for desperate learner drivers looking to avoid six-month long queues. Steve Cogan says he’s “just trying to do good” when he announces test dates given to him by an anonymous reviewer, which is currently being investigated […]

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Solihull driving instructor posts jaw-dropping video of horror crash that left him injured

This is the terrifying moment when a car crashes into a driving instructor’s vehicle, seriously injuring him. John Watts was incapacitated by the horrific collision and will not be able to work for at least eight weeks. The 64-year-old from Smith’s Wood, who runs his own business, will not be able to earn any money […]

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TikTok Dublin’s driving instructor goes viral with key steering safety tip few know

A driving instructor from Dublin has gone viral on TikTok with a key driving safety tip to help you protect your thumbs that few people know about. David Murphy of Drive Academy Dublin has revealed the one thing he must keep telling learner drivers to remember – don’t wrap your thumbs around the steering wheel. […]

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Driving instructor slammed for selling last-minute exam slots at five times the price

Driving instructor Steve Cogan has been branded ‘selfish’ for advertising last-minute driving test slots at hugely inflated prices – but says he’s just the middleman Steve Cogan said he’s “only trying to do good” ( Image: Kennedy News/Steve Cogan/Facebook) A driving instructor has come under fire after announcing last-minute test slots of up to five […]

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Dublin driving instructor issues warning about wrapping your thumbs around the steering wheel

All the buzz (via TikTok/@driveacademydublin) A Dublin driving instructor has issued a warning to drivers about the dangers of wrapping your thumbs around the steering wheel. David Murphy of Drive Academy Dublin has warned drivers of the injuries wrapping your thumbs around the steering wheel can cause if you end up in an accident. Post […]

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Driving in icy and snowy conditions? Here’s what a driving instructor had to say.

Reducing speed and increasing distance are just some of the tips that can help drivers stay safe on the roads. SUFFOLK, Va. — In his more than two decades of teaching adults and teens behind the wheel, there’s not a question Terry Hancock hasn’t encountered. This makes him the ideal person to help others drive […]

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KATE OSBORNE: Call for U-turn on plans to close driving test center

“The DVSA has already contacted driving instructors to confirm that the driving test center at the Bede Industrial Estate in Jarrow will close in April.” Approaching the end of last year, I was stunned when the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced that it was considering closing the Driving Test Center on the Bede […]

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Tell Heads of State to Support Funding for Phipps Bend TCAT Truck Driving School | Rogersville

I’ve been telling friends for months that if this job as editor of the Rogersville Review doesn’t work out, I’ll go to truck driving school. I may be half-joking in saying this, but seriously, I considered truck driving school a viable back-up plan if I ever found myself out of a job. It’s a really […]

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Do you need to change the name on your driver’s license after you get married?

AMID THE twinkle and romance of any marriage, it’s easy to overlook the more prosaic administrative side of things, especially if you’re planning on changing your name, as 90% of British women do after marriage. There are utility companies, banks, doctors, the electoral register and a host of other agencies to notify if you change […]

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Woman drives 500 miles to pass ‘UK’s easiest driving test’ – and still fails

When it comes to going the extra mile to pass your driving test, a young journalist from LondonI took it a bit also literally – venturing hundreds of miles to pass what is apparently the UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test. Constance Kampfner, of The temperature, booked the £60 test on the Isle of Mull last month. […]

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Woman traveled 500 miles to pass UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test and failed

Constance Kampfner drove 500 miles from London to the Isle of Mull in search of the UK’s easiest driving test – but sadly failed again Constance wanted to give herself every chance of passing her exam ( Image: PA) Whether you passed on your first try or you’re one of the unlucky ones who tried […]

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Driving with your pet in the car could land you a £5,000 fine and invalidate your insurance

Pet-loving Brits are risking hefty fines and voiding their insurance by driving with loose animals in their car. Creatures of all shapes and sizes have hitched a ride in owners’ cars, but unrestrained pets could cause crashes, near misses, or emergency stops. 1 Dogs are the most commonly transported pets, but they can distract the […]

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Optional driving school approved for Willits Charter School – The Ukiah Daily Journal

The January 11 Charter School Association of Willits board meeting was held in person and broadcast over Zoom, with some technical difficulties that made it difficult for the Zoom audience to hear much of what was was discussed. Willits Elementary Charter School (WECS) and Willits Charter School (WCS) provided updates on COVID protocols regarding masking, […]

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Driving with your dog in the car could land you a £5,000 fine

Drivers traveling with their pets could be breaking traffic laws – and many of them could be fined on the spot. The rules of the road state that dogs must be properly restrained when traveling by car so that they cannot distract the driver or injure themselves or the motorist. Failure to comply could lead […]

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Automated driving test set to start in April

PUTRAJAYA: Physical driving tests might be a thing of the past once automated driving test or “etesting” is gradually introduced. Department of Road Transport (JPJ) Director General Datuk Zailani Hashim said the proposed test system, currently under trial, is expected to be launched in April. “Those who take their driving test through the system will […]

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Bill to tackle marijuana-related impaired driving should be rejected

Spurred by the Commonwealth’s legalization of marijuana and growing concerns about an increase in impaired driving, Governor Charlie Baker reintroduced the Trooper Thomas Clardy Act, which states that the presence of any intoxicating substance or its metabolites in a driver’s system as indicated by breath analysis or a chemical test of blood or “oral fluid” […]

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The fight to save Tameside’s only driving test center

The proposed closure of the only driving test center in Tameside has caused ‘tremendous anxiety’ for driving instructors and local pupils, borough MPs have said. Jonathan Reynolds, Angela Rayner and Andrew Gwynne have written a joint letter to the DVSA opposing plans to close the Hyde center in April. It comes after driving instructor Jim […]

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I drove 500 miles to pass the UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test on Mull but still failed

A WOMAN traveled over 500 miles to pass her driving test at the UK’s easiest test center – but still failed. Constance Kampfner made her way from London to the Isle of Mull in the Inner Hebrides. 2 Constance Kampfner drove 537 miles from London to Mull to pass her driving testCredit: Alamy 2 Mull […]

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I drove 500 miles to pass the UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test

A WOMAN traveled over 500 miles to pass her driving test at the UK’s easiest test center – but she STILL failed. Constance Kampfner was left breathless after failing her first driving test – hatching a plan to ensure she would pass the next test. 4 Constance Kampfner drove 537 miles from London to Mull […]

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Hamilton Mountain Learner Drivers Turn to Mom and Dad Driving School

Alicia Warrener hoped to have completed all or most of her teaching by car before returning to Laurentian University after the holidays. Alicia Warrener hoped to have completed all or most of her teaching by car before returning to Laurentian University after the holidays. But the 21-year-old student driver from Unipol Driving Academy in Upper […]

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Lanarkshire towns among the toughest places to pass your driving test, with the easiest and toughest centers revealed

Driving test centers in Lanarkshire are some of the toughest places in Scotland to pass your driving test. New analysis figures by A-Plan Insurance reveal that test centers in Hamilton, East Kilbride, Lanark and Airdrie are all ranked in the bottom half of passing percentages across the country. Out of 56 test centres, East Kilbride […]

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Northern Ont. Driving instructor says shortening Driver G test could be dangerous

“When something is important like this, can you do it quickly?” asks Sault Ste. Mary Lewis of Mary SAULT STE. MARIE – An employee of our driving school in Sault Ste. Marie says staff there were shocked to learn that Ontario is temporarily modifying the G-grade route in an effort to ease a backlog caused […]

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San Mateo County driving school owner arrested on suspicion of providing pornography to student

REDWOOD CITY — The owner of a San Mateo County driving school has been arrested on suspicion of supplying pornography to a minor and traveling to meet a minor for an obscene purpose, police said. In mid-December, the Department of Motor Vehicles contacted the Redwood City Police Department about an independent driving instructor they believed […]

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Trucking program is strong at CCC |

Transporting goods ranging from food to automobiles and everything in between, truckers are essential to the economic health of the country. To train drivers to meet the growing demand in the field for at least two decades, Central Community College-Hastings offers a truck driving program to help students earn a commercial driver’s license, or CDL. […]

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Guelph driving instructors concerned about Ontario’s modified road test

Ontario Temporarily Removing Elements of Level G On-Road Exam to Allow for More Exams to be Booked and Run Local driving instructors are worried about the dangers ahead with new changes to the G-level road test. Earlier this week, the province announced that to help reduce the backlog caused by COVID-19 restrictions and closures, it […]

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The Whitchurch Driving Test Center will close, leaving learners a 14-mile journey for testing

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency said it was closing the center at Lodge Paul Moss because there are “other centers nearby where the same services can be relocated”. A Nottingham-based DVSA spokesperson has confirmed that the Whitchurch site will close after Sunday April 10, 2022. “We have made the decision to close the Whitchurch […]

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Changes to entry-level commercial driving come into effect in February

QUINCY (WGEM) – The days of your parents or grandparents learning to drive a big tractor-trailer will soon be over. There is a new rule starting February 7 that will standardize the process for obtaining their commercial driver’s license. The rule would require a 4-6 week formal training program in a classroom setting with a […]

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Midwest Truck Driving School is hosting an open house with Schneider on Thursday

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) — The U.S. Census indicates there are approximately 3.5 million truck drivers in the United States, making it one of the most popular career choices. Yet in October, the American Transportation Research Institute said driver shortages topped the list of industry concerns for the fifth straight year. To help spark more interest […]

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Cantor Driving School Adds Instructors and Vehicles in Los Angeles County and Southeast Ventura County, CA

Cantor Driving School Driver Training Car Cantor Driving School Service Area Map for LA County and Southeast Ventura County, California Cantor California Driving School Logo Cantor’s Driving School is expanding into LA County and southeastern Ventura County, California, adding new training vehicles and additional driving instructors. We continue to expand in Southern California due to […]

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The ‘easiest’ places to get your driving license in Scotland

The ten “easiest” places to pass your driving test have been revealed by new data. Research by Collingwood Insurance Services, using data from the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), found that Ballater in Aberdeenshire has an 83.3% success rate. Experts have found rural Scotland to be the perfect place for budding drivers, with Rothesay […]

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Saskatchewan. Safety Council, SGI, Host of Winter Driving Course

The Saskatchewan Safety Council has partnered with SGI to provide winter driving safety courses in Regina. The “Skid Smart” course focuses on stopping distances on ice, collision avoidance and controlling a skid. “(Winter) happens every year, so being able to drive in the winter, which can be three, four or five months in Saskatchewan, is […]

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Virginia Tech Helps Mobilize Women-Led Driving School and Taxi Service to Reduce Gender-Based Violence in South Africa | VTX

When Joanie Fredericks founded Ladies Own Transport in South Africa, her mission was simple: to serve and protect women. South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women and girls, and this violence occurs frequently on public transport. In 2018, Fredericks launched Ladies Own Transport to provide driving lessons for women so […]

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Driving test centers in Scotland where it’s ‘toughest’ to pass

A driving test center in Glasgow has been named the ‘toughest’ in Scotland, according to data and research. Using the latest data from the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) combined with research by Collingwood Insurance Services, the Anniesland test center was found to have the lowest pass rate percentage. With only 42%, Anniesland has […]

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Oklahoma woman sentenced to decades in prison for drunk driving in wrong-way vehicle crash that killed 4 near El Reno

EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma woman who drove the wrong way on Interstate 40 near El Reno while impaired and caused a violent crash that killed four people, including two children , was sentenced to decades in prison. Ashley Louise Ricks was sentenced to four 30-year terms that will be served concurrently, according […]

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More than 400 people died on Massachusetts roads last year, a 19% spike from 2020

More than 400 people died on Bay State roads last year, an ’embarrassing’ major spike from previous years as a growing number of daredevils speed recklessly, drive impaired and don’t wear safety gear. seat belt, according to state data. Traffic fatality data from the state Department of Transportation shows that 408 people died on Massachusetts […]

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Scottish driving test center has the highest pass rate in the UK

A SCOTS driving test center has the highest pass rate in the UK, according to data seen by The Sun. Success rates are as high as 92.9% at Mallaig on the northwest coast of the Highlands. 1 Once you have passed the theory test and taken enough lessons, you can then attempt the full practical […]

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FleetForce Truck Driving School, Winter Haven | Business Observer

Society: FleetForce Truck Driving School Tra Williams, owner and CEO of FleetForce Truck Driving School in Winter Haven, is on the front lines of the supply chain crisis that has unfolded amid the pandemic. Bottlenecks and delays at the country’s ports have been exacerbated by a nationwide shortage of truck drivers. But Williams, 48, who […]

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Vandals destroy a classroom at Thanet Driving School, South East Motorcycle Training

Vandals have virtually destroyed a classroom belonging to a motorcycling school in Thanet, with windows smashed, a new £400 door ripped out and contents of the interior scattered across its yard. The classroom at South East Motorcycle Training in Kingsgate has been left completely unusable and it is not the first time the business has […]

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Big trucks, bigger obstacles: Driving school instructor says it’s time to invest in the next generation

Jim Campbell, director of operations and instructor at the eastern branch of the Ontario Truck Driving School, including their location in Niagara-on-the-Lake, says it’s now easier to become a truck driver due to the sheer number jobs that were cut in the field during the pandemic. David Roshat remembers the first time he drove a […]

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! Spanish News Today – Take your driver’s license on your mobile to Spain

Publication date: 05/01/2022 Step-by-step guide to download your license from DGT The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) has launched a new initiative in Spain thanks to which it is possible to save your driving license on your mobile. The free MiDGT app can be downloaded and authorities have confirmed that the document has the same […]

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Jennifer Garner attends a driving lesson with her daughter Violet Affleck.

Family of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner – On November 28, 2021, Jennifer Garner is pictured with her daughter Violet Affleck during the teenager’s driving class in California. Violet’s mother and daughter were casually dressed as they chatted with her instructor already when Violet got into a car. The Affleck girl is the new Jennifer […]

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UAE Golden Visa Holders Can Now Exchange Their Driver’s License From Their Home Country For A Dubai License

RTA tweeted on Monday: “Have you obtained the Golden Visa and would you like to obtain a driver’s license in #Dubai? Present your old driver’s license approved in your country and issue a new one from #RTA in the driving institutes after passing the knowledge tests and road tests without training necessary. The move will […]

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Teenager killed in crash after suspect posted about drunk driving

EAST GREENWICH, RI (WJAR) – The family of a 17-year-old girl killed in a crash on New Years Day are calling for the maximum sentence against the driver charged, who posted on social media before the accident that he intended to drink and drive. Olivia Passaretti, a 17-year-old junior from East Greenwich High School, was […]

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Warning of over £200 fines as 11 new driving rule changes come into force in 2022

A series of new driving laws and changes to pre-existing laws are due to come into force and drivers who do not keep up to date with the rules of the road risk heavy penalties. Car tax is rising with inflation – and some motorists face further damage to their personal finances if they don’t […]

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Why Attending Performance Driving School Is Worth It

If you plan to take your car to the track or already attend track days on a regular basis, a successful driving school can help you improve your skills by learning from the professionals. Some automakers offer these programs — three Car and driver editors just attended schools with BMW, Porsche, and Lexus – and […]