You’re about to take your driving test! The lessons, the money spent learning, the expectation from friends and family as well as knowing freedom is waiting for you at the end of the journey, the pressure can seem unbearable! However, passing the test is just the first hurdle. Buying your first car is by far a bigger challenge and can present more questions than you may have realised. You obviously want something that looks the part, is fun to drive but is also affordable. There’s nothing worse than having a great car all your friends are jealous of but not having enough money to fill it up with petrol...
The statistics for new drivers when it comes to road safety make for very uncomfortable reading. For example, drivers aged 16-19 are a third more likely to die in a crash than drivers that are aged between 40-49. One in four 18-24 year olds crash within two years of passing their driving test and young male drivers are involved in more crashes than young female drivers. Young people, those aged 17-19 make up just 1.5% of UK licence holders but they are involved in 9% of all fatal and serious crashes where they are the driver. As we said, uncomfortable reading. Which is why we are writing this article today. In this article, we are going to look at some safety tips for new drivers including how to stay safe when driving in bad conditions and driving on the motorway...
If you are looking for a new car, you might be looking at leasing. Leasing has become increasingly popular over the years, and it’s understandable why. It is also understandable why you, as a young driver, would be attracted to the idea of leasing. After all, you can get a brand new car for low monthly payments, what’s not to like about it? However, car leasing for young drivers is not as easy as it looks. That’s not to say it’s impossible, but there are some things that you should consider first. In this article, we look at car leasing for young drivers including whether you can lease, how to get car finance and whether you should look at using a guarantor.
Congratulations, you’ve passed your driving test! Now you’re allowed out on the roads on your own!However, before you drive off into the sunset, there are some things you should know. A very common question when it comes to new drivers is; are they allowed on the motorway?While you would have learnt about motorway driving, you wouldn’t have actually been on a motorway. You aren’t allowed on a motorway until you have passed your test. In this article, we cover whether new drivers are allowed on the motorway and top safety tips for driving on the motorway.
You’ve passed your test! All that hard work has finally paid off and now you’re looking at a brand new set of wheels. But, which car do you choose? There are so many different cars around these days, and there are loads that could make a great first car, but which ones are the best? In this article, we take a look at the best cars for a new driver and our top tips for choosing the best...
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