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Updates to UK Driving Test Proposed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

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‘The three-point turn could be dropped from the UK driving test as part of biggest update to the exam in 20 years. Under a revised practical exam, learners may also be asked to use a satellite navigation system instead of following road signs. About 1,000 learners will take part in a trial of a new practical exam. The Driver and Vehicle Standards…

Learner drivers warned about extra charges

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The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is warning learner drivers to avoid copycat websites and save money by using GOV.UK. If you type the names of some popular government services into search engines, some of your search results might be ads for sites that offer a service you could get for free (or for much less) on GOV.UK, the government’s own…

The Driving Theory and Hazard Perception Test

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The driving theory test is a multiple choice test which is designed to show your knowledge and understanding of the Highway Code. You are allowed 57 minutes to answer 50 questions. The minimum pass mark is 43 correct answers. The Highway Code includes all the general rules of the road and offers techniques and advice for drivers. Procedures for junctions, crossings are…

Welcome to the Wight Drive website

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Welcome to the Wight Drive website, created by Isle of Wight web design company, Calculus Web Design. We will be updating the website with new content over the coming weeks and then regularly thereafter with our Isle of Wight learner driver driving test passes and other news from Wight Drive. Related links: Calculus Web Design  

Cost of driving licence to be cut by up to 32%

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‘The fee for drivers applying for a provisional driving licence online will fall from £50 to £34 and online renewals after 10 years will fall from £20 to £14. The new fees, representing price cuts of up to 32%, begin on 31 October 2014. Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander said the move was part of “giving savings back to the taxpayer”. As well…