Thursday 1st March 2012

Phil’s Driving Academy is pleased to announce we now have the superb Ford Fiesta 1.4tdci as our training vehicle.

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Phil’s Driving Academy will be taking delivery of a new training vehicle in March.
After 9 years of using Vauxhall Corsa’s as the prefered choice of tuition car, March 1st will see a brand new Vision Blue Ford Fiesta 1.4 diesel take pride of place as the face of the Academy.
Watch this space for the first photo’s of the new car.

Better testing for better drivers

The Driving Standards Agency sent this bulletin at 23-01-2012 12:05 AM GMT

Better testing for better drivers

From Monday 23 January, the driving theory test will no longer use pre-published questions in a move to stop candidates from learning answers by rote.

Until now all the questions used in the driving theory test have been published. These changes will mean that learner drivers and riders gain a better understanding of driving theory, because they can no longer rely on simply learning which options are correct for individual questions.

Road Safety Minister Mike Penning said:

“By bringing a stop to publication of theory test questions we aim to encourage candidates to prepare by learning each topic area thoroughly rather than just memorising the questions and answers.

“The intention is to improve candidates’ knowledge and understanding of driving theory, so that they are more able to retain and apply it when they are on the road.”

(January 11th, 2012)

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