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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 […]

How to prepare for the driving test
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How to prepare for the driving test

If you are going for your driving test, in order to be successful you need to make sure that you are prepared for it. Common reasons for failing the test include: – Observation: 1) Lack of observation moving off, at junctions, at roundabouts and when changing lanes. 2) Failure to use mirrors properly and in […]

Mock test with Castletown School of Motoring
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Mock test with Castletown School of Motoring

Our Mock Test System is a proven method for passing your test first time by allowing you to experience driving test conditions before the actual test. We are happy to meet you from your address and get you ready for the big day! With Castletown School of Motoring help you will be prepared for your […]

Dealing with Practical Driving Test Nerves
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Dealing with Practical Driving Test Nerves

Practical driving test can be nerve wrecking. Every learner driver has some degree of nerves on the day of their driving test day. That is perfectly natural: the Tester will allow for some mistakes due to nerves. Many students will have concerns as to whether or not they will pass the driving test, feeling anxious […]

Reverse in the left corner
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Reverse in the left 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 […]