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Driving in adverse weather conditions: Fog

Rule 234 Before entering fog check your mirrors then slow down. If the word ‘Fog’ is shown on a roadside signal but the road is clear, be prepared for a bank of fog or drifting patchy fog ahead. Even if

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Social media groups for HGV drivers in the UK

Whether you’ve been a lorry driver for years, or you’re just starting on your way to getting your licence, getting involved in online communities can help you find job opportunities, get advice, discover tips and tricks for driving, meet like-minded

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How much practise should you do for your driving test?

The two main components of the driving test are the theory and practical. They require different skills and most drivers usually show more ability in one than the other. It is virtually impossible to pass without practising, but how much

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11 tips for improving your fuel economy

When you are learning to drive a car or ride a bike, the fuel used in practising can really add up (check out our calculator here).  If you are driving a heavy vehicle or passenger vehicle and want to make

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France introduces new laws you need to know if driving there

In response to road deaths increasing 3.7% to 3388 people in 2014, French authorities (who are committed to a target of no more than 2000 deaths per year) have introduced 26 new measures, most of which are effective immediately. If

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Dangers of driving while dehydrated

Dehydration leading to impaired driving can happen to the following types of drivers: Drivers caught in traffic jams or snow storms that haven’t got liquids on board Commercial heavy vehicle drivers who don’t want to stop unnecessarily because of schedules

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Driving careers – jobs that need drivers

Types of jobs where driving is necessary Let’s start with a list of jobs to give you an idea where your career can head towards, then we’ll look at what kind of driving licence you need. Driving can be solitary

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