Learner Driver Information

Car Safety: 10 Things you should always have

I recently got sent a link for this informative website. I think I have most of these items in my car. Worth a read:

Car Safety: 10 Things You Should Always Have


Moved? Change the address on your licence

If you have moved you MUST change the address on your licence. This is a legal requirement. Since discontinuing the paper counterpart of your licence, the easiest way to advise the DVLA of your new address is on line. Just follow the link below:


Thinking of buying a used car?

Sainsbury’s bank published this guide on buying a used car. I thought I’d share with you.

Buying a used car – Sainsbury’s bank


What is ABS?

A short video to explain the science behind ABS.

Driving Insurance for Learners

If you need to get insurance to drive mum or dad’s car there are a number of options.

It is not always the cheapest option to be added to the owner’s insurance and in the unlikely event you do have an accident, it could harm their no claims bonus. I would advise you to look into one of the specialist insurers for learner drivers.

This is the link to National Learner Driver Insurance who provide dedicated insurance.

Here is a link to a company who offer insurance for learner drivers: Marmalade Learner insurance

Car Theory Test Training from the DVSA

The DVSA have launched  Online training for the Theory test. Sounds like a good idea to me and not unreasonably priced; from £7 to £25 depending on your chosen timescale.

Car Theory Test | DVSA.

▶ Applying for your provisional licence online – YouTube

You can apply for your 1st provisional licence on-line. You can also get the correct forms you need from the bigger Post Offices. Here’s the link to the gov.uk website.

Apply for your first provisional driving licence – GOV.UK.

SmartDriving – The UK’s Leading Driver Training Organisation

SmartDriving – The UK’s Leading Driver Training Organisation.

Free downloadable standards check for any ADI’s out there. All they ask in return is you ‘Like’ SmartDriving on Facebook