Mock tests

Mock tests

The importance of mock tests  Recently (21st June 2022) the DVSA issued new guidance that they highly recommend mock tests. As the owner of a driving school for the last 14 years all of my pupils and my instructors’ pupils have been having mock tests. Our mock tests...
Can anyone hire a car?

Can anyone hire a car?

Can anyone hire a car?  Supervising in a dual control car. More pedals more responsibility. At Berkshire Dual control car hire we often get asked by parents, and learners themselves, if they can hire our dual control cars. The simple answer in our FAQ’s is No and here...
Instructors in Demand

Instructors in Demand

Driving instructors in high demand   After all of the lockdowns due to Covid 19 the government conducted research to see what was happening to learner drivers once the world was opened up. You can see the full results of the survey here. The results are very...
Stop Uninsured Drivers

Stop Uninsured Drivers

Get back on the road!  If your car is out of action it can be a pain, especially if you’re a driving instructor and it’s how you earn your living. If your car is in the garage because it’s been hit by an uninsured driver it somehow feels even worse....
Go Left

Go Left

Go Left “Go left”? What is that all about? Highways England has launched a new multi-million pound safety campaign, urging drivers to “Go left!” if their vehicle breaks down on a motorway. The adverts come after the Transport Secretary “called on Highways England to...
Driving Test Car – Does it have to be dual control?

Driving Test Car – Does it have to be dual control?

Driving Test Car Why do you need a dual controlled car for a driving test? You do not to be fair, but it is a good idea. During Covid and our time all at home being safe, lots of parents when their child turned 17 years old insured them on their car, and have been...