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September 2019

Is the Theory test getting harder in the UK?

September 18th, 2019|

Driving Test Theory - Shocking new pass rate stats New statistics have found that the theory test pass rate has fallen to its lowest level in over the last ten years. The pass rate of the theory test has fallen by a quarter over the last decade. It has also been proven by the Department [...]

August 2019

Can Learner Drivers Go On The Motorway?

August 16th, 2019|

You can now learn to drive on the motorway Today marks one year since the rules changed to allow learner drivers to practice driving on motorways, with a driving instructor. The changes were brought in to help give learner drivers the opportunity to get a broader driving experience before taking their driving test and improve [...]

July 2019

Self Employed Jobs Oxford – Join Our Team

July 1st, 2019|

Self Employed Driving Instructor Job Opportunities What You Need to Know About Becoming a Driving Instructor If you are attracted by the idea of working for yourself and you love driving, working as a driving instructor is the next natural progression. Working as a driving instructor in Oxford can be immensely satisfying. You get the opportunity to see your students develop, [...]

January 2019

What to expect during your driving test

January 27th, 2019|

What to expect during your driving test You've had all your lessons, you've passed your theory test and now you're ready to take your driving test; but what you do when you arrive at the test centre? And how can you ensure that you have the best chance of passing your test? During your driving [...]

October 2018

Theory Test Tips – Stopping Distances

October 16th, 2018|

Stopping Distances and the Theory Test Are you preparing for your UK Driving Theory Test but keep getting caught out by the questions on stopping distances, braking distances and thinking distances?  If so, check out the information below which should help you to explain the differences and help you remember the correct stopping distances so you're [...]

Learning to drive Apps

October 2nd, 2018|

Learning to drive Apps – we find some that might help you along… If you are taking driving lessons right now, revising for your theory test or preparing for your practical driving test an App for your smartphone, iPhone, or tablet might help you along… For iPhone and iPad from iTunes: The Official Theory Test [...]

August 2018

Cheap Car Insurance for Young Drivers

August 22nd, 2018|

How To Get Cheap Car Insurance Young drivers in the UK are statistically more likely to have an accident and make a claim. This has the knock-on effect of sending their car insurance costs sky high. Getting the best cheap car insurance for young drivers can feel like an impossible task, but there’s plenty you [...]

Learning To Drive In Your 30’s

August 8th, 2018|

What It’s Really Like Learning To Drive In Your 30s Okay, so my teenage years ship sailed a long time ago, but somehow I’ve reached the age of 34 without ever learning to drive. For years, it didn’t seem important - but recently, I’ve realised that I’m losing a lot by not getting my L [...]

May 2018

Car Buying Tips: Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid… or Electric?

May 1st, 2018|

Oxford Learner Driving Academy Car Buying Tips Cars with diesel engines were once the most highly sought after of all engine types. In fact, diesels have historically commanded a premium over identically specified petrol vehicles, even in the used market. But prices have slumped since punitive reforms to the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) came into [...]

April 2018

Five things you don’t find in cars anymore

April 5th, 2018|

Retro Car Trends That Used To Be Popular Things that were once luxuries are now taken for granted. Power steering, electric windows, central locking – a few years back, it’d be a rare to find these on even the most opulent of cars. Of course, things are very different today – new superminis get more [...]

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