Two million motorists risk driving illegally as they don't know their licence runs out when they reach 70
Two million older drivers risk being on the road illegally by failing to renew their licences, a study shows.
More than one in four motorists aged over 65 are unaware of the legal requirement to renew their driving licence every three years if they are over 70.
And while the vast [...]
Taking your driving test? Study finds you're 50 percent more likely to pass if you do this
You're more likely to pass a driving test, exam or job interview if you take it in the morning, according to new research.
The new study has found that more people pass exams when they're done earlier in the day - with most people performing more than 50 percent worse if taken in the afternoon.
New proposals to improve the driving test, including incentives to be better prepared, form part of a consultation launched by government today.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched proposals to improve the driving test as part of a wide ranging review of motoring services in Great Britain.
Only 21% of driving tests result in a first time pass. The majority of tests are repeat[...]
Well-prepared learner drivers who pass their driving test first time will be eligible for a refund of part of the cost, under new government proposals.
The plan is intended to raise the low first-time pass rate, which stands at just 21%.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin said: “This change will give those who pass first time some money back and provide an incentive for learners to [...]