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Weather changes
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Weather changes

There has been a good few changes in the weather over the next few day. Our blog will give you a few precautions to help you take care when using the public roads in heavy rain and strong winds. These weather conditions can lead to flooding in several places. When travelling on public roads, it […]

How the driving test will be conducted.
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How the driving test will be conducted.

When going for your Driving Test, you must be at the test centre 15 minutes early to ensure to sit it. If you are not there when the tester will call you, your driving test will be cancelled & considered as a fail. After the tester calls you, you will be invited to the office […]

Roundabouts
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Roundabouts

By law, a driver must enter a roundabout by turning to the left. Treat it as a junctions & give the right-of-way to traffic already on it. Approaching roundabout 1) Decide as early as possible witch exit you need to take. 2) Take note of & act on all the information available to you from […]

Back to School checklist
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Back to School checklist

A study from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) shows that 13 children under the age of 14 have died in the first eight months of the year on Irish roads. In 2013, six children lost their lives, meaning the number of child casualties so far this year has already exceeded the total number of child […]

How to avoid coasting
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How to avoid coasting

As an Approved Driver Instructor, I have noticed that many pupils are coasting without realising it. It also can be a habit that learner drivers acquire on a regular basis and need to take driving lessons to cure as excessive coasting will result in failing the Driving test. It is also dangerous. Our blog will […]

Greasy Road Surfaces following break in weather
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Greasy Road Surfaces following break in weather

Weather fore is forecast for heavy rain and a risk of thundery downpours throughout the country this weekend. The expected rainfall will bring to an end to the dry spell which poses added dangers to road users. According to Met Éireann, scattered heavy rain showers will become widespread in Connaught, Cork, Clare, Kerry and Limerick […]

Turn about
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Turn about

When you will take your practical driving test, the Driver Tester will ask you to demonstrate a Turn About, also known as 3 point turn. Most pupils are dreading this manoeuvre for the Test. But if you prepare for this manoeuvre with practice and supervision with an Approved Driver Instructor (ADI), the manoeuvre can be […]

Driver Fatigue
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Driver Fatigue

If you are planning to escape for the Bank Holiday Weekend, after a long working week, be aware that it is estimated that driver fatigue is a contributory factor in as many as 1 in 5 driver deaths in Ireland every year. Furthermore, tiredness-related collisions are 3 times more likely to be fatal or result […]

Reversing in the corner
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Reversing in the corner

When you will take your practical driving test, the Driver Tester will ask you to demonstrate a reverse on the Left Corner. Most pupils are dreading this manoeuvre for the Test. You will required to have a good: – Observation: (make good use of your mirrors, keep looking in the back window over your left […]