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Resources for learner drivers

Below are links to official sites and resources that provide further help and advice for learner drivers; some also provide interesting reading for drivers who have already passed their driving test.

The best place to find government services

Gov Uk Site

Learner & new drivers info
Apply for your provisional licence
Book your theory test
Book your practical test
Test costs
Claiming your test pass
Pass Plus info

Take free online theory tests

Useful info for learners

The Highway code
The UK Traffic signs
About the theory test
Info for your practical test
What to expect in the practical test

Official publications

DVSA Online Bookstore

Buy books online from the DVSA bookstore including highway code and theory test and more

Link to official DVSA facebook page

Official DVSA Facebook page

Keep up to date with all the latest news and information from the Driving and Vehicle Standards Authority

Watch videos from the DVSA

DVSA Videos

Series of videos for learners from the DVSA

All the information you need to get driving

Safe Driving for Life

Main learner drivers section
Preparing to drive
Theory test preparation
After your test
Choosing a car

This is a general information site for learner drivers where you will find everything you need from how to apply for your driving licence through to choosing your first car.

Information on the Pass Plus scheme

Pass Plus - Official Site

Pass Plus is a practical training course that takes at least 6 hours and is for drivers to improve their skills and drive more safely. It can be taken at any time although it should be most useful to new drivers in the year after passing their test.

Video with information and tips for the hazard perception test

2 Pass Hazard Perception video

Video with information and tips for the hazard perception test

Have you considered black box insurance?

Have you considered black box insurance?

ingenie uses a black box fitted in your car to assess your driving. Your policy is reviewed every 3 months - drive well, and you could pay less for your car insurance. For drivers aged 17-25.

learn to drive safely as a new driver

Don´t be a Statistic

• Over 1000 young lives are lost every year in road crashes
• One in three crashes on UK roads involve men under the age of 20
• Speed is a factor in around one in three road deaths

The DVTA

DVTA - Northern Ireland

Main site
Book Theory Test
Book Practical Test

As the UK´s leading road safety charity, we are dedicated to increasing skills for all road users, raising driving and riding standards and help

Institute of Advanced Motorists

As the leading road safety charity in the UK, we are dedicated to increasing skills for all road users, raising driving and riding standards and helping to save lives on our roads.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity established more than 90 years ago that aims to campaign for change, influen

ROSPA

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity established more than 90 years ago that aims to campaign for change, influence opinion, contribute to debate, educate and inform - for the good of all.

What do you do when you hear an emergency vehicle?

Blue Lights Aware

Blue Light Aware is a short video, produced on behalf of the emergency services. Their crews rely on the help of other road users when they're on a 'blue light' journey. By watching Blue Light Aware, you will better understand their needs, you will be reducing the risks you face, you will be contributing to a safer road environment and you might also be helping to save a life.

Official site for the THINK! Road safety campaign

THINK! campaigns

Visit direct.gov.uk/think for THINK! campaign information including:
• THINK! road safety statistics and facts
• THINK! adverts and interactive road safety games
• Partnership information

Road safety advice
Visit the new road safety advice section of Directgov for general road safety information including:
• Drink driving limits
• Advice on choosing and fitting child car seats
• Penalties for using hand-held mobile phones whilst driving

Making roads safer

Road Respect

Road Respect is about making the roads safer in North East England. We're seeking to continue to change the culture on the roads and foster respect for the law, other road users, conditions and yourself as a road user. Take a look around... watch, read, comment and share. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Help with your Theory test preparation

Pass My Theory

Help with your theory test preparation.

Traffic Signs And Meanings contains over 40 articles written by our experts who continually update and add new content.

Traffic Signs & Meanings

Traffic Signs And Meanings contains over 40 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content.

Safe Driving contains articles written by experts continually updated.

Safe Driving

Safe Driving contains articles written by experts which are continually updated.

A very interesting site with some useful articles with the aim of reducing traffic accidents in the UK

Traffic Accident Advice

A very interesting site with some useful articles with the aim of reducing traffic accidents in the UK.

Useful site with useful tips and advice

Driving Expert

This is a useful site, full of tips and advice.

Working together to reduce road casualties among young people in our communties

Learn 2 Live

Set up by Devon Road Safety, this site has information and advise that is relevant to all drivers, no matter of their location

Useful site with full of tips and advice - Everything you need to know about driving overseas

Driving Abroad

Everything you need to know about driving overseas.

Woking to reduce anti-social driving

The Honest Truth

The Honest Truth" Partnership is working together to reduce anti social driving and the number of young people killed or seriously injured on the roads. This website is designed to tell you “The Honest Truth” using information, statistics and real stories to show you how small changes save lives. We're working to help reduce anti social driving and the number of 17-24 year olds killed or seriously injured on our roads by getting messages to young drivers through Approved Driving Instructors.

Free UK Road Traffic Report Service

Road Traffic Reports

Free UK Road Traffic Report Service

Instructors in other areas

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