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The best advice for someone preparing for their first driving lesson is to relax and be patient. Learning to drive can be intimidating, but with the right attitude and approach, it can also be a fun and rewarding experience. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your first driving lesson: Before your […]
caricature of mature confident man wearing gloves and helmet checking engine on a motorbike
P.O.W.D.E.R Acronym for Petrol, Oil, Water, Damage, Electrics and Rubber. Petrol – make sure you have enough fuel for the journey. Does your machine have a reserve tank switch or just a warning light? Can you turn the fuel tap to reserve while on the move, without taking your eyes off the road? Do you […]
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Some of the things you can do to be a better and safer driver : Follow the rules of the road: Familiarize yourself with the traffic laws in Ireland and make sure to follow them at all times. This will help you avoid getting into accidents. Stay focused and alert: Distracted driving is a leading […]
nervous driver driving at night in the snow
Driving in icy road conditions can be challenging and requires extra caution. Some tips for driving in ice include: Slow down and reduce your speed. Ice can make roads slippery and itโ€™s important to maintain a safe speed to avoid losing control of your vehicle. Use a low gear when driving uphill to help with […]
confident owl driving a motorcycle wearing a helmet
Here is some helpful advice from the RSA, as part of the rules for motorcyclists: Watch your surroundings. Watching your surroundings means watching: into the far, middle and near distance; and behind you, using your mirrors and checking over your shoulders, before changing position or turning. Keep your distance. Use the โ€˜two second ruleโ€™ (Keep […]
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Defensive driving is a set of driving techniques that are used to help reduce the risk of accidents, and to minimize the severity of any accidents that do occur. It involves anticipating potential hazards on the road, and taking appropriate action to avoid them. Some specific elements of defensive driving include: Maintaining a safe following […]
Happy dog driving rwd car caricature
It can be more challenging to drive a rear-wheel drive (RWD) car, especially in certain conditions such as rain or snow. In a RWD car, the power is delivered to the rear wheels, which can make the car more prone to slipping and losing traction. This can make it more difficult to control the car, […]
caricature of a young boy looking confused at two cars, one car is automatic and the other one is manual
An automatic car is a type of vehicle that uses an automatic transmission system, which automatically selects the appropriate gear ratio for the car based on the speed and acceleration of the vehicle. A manual car, on the other hand, requires the driver to manually change gears using a clutch pedal and a gear shift […]
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In the video with the best click bait title “Your Car Doesn’t Have Blind Spots | You’re Just Stupid“, Tommy Mottl explains how to adjust your mirrors so the blind spot no longer exists. In a funnier and more enjoyable to watch video entitled Advanced driving: How to eliminate blindspots in mainstream vehicles, Auto Expert […]
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There are several factors that can contribute to the cost of driving lessons, and when you think about it driving tuition is not really expensive. The cost of operating a driving school The costs of operating a driving school can vary widely, depending on a number of factors such as the size and location of […]
caricature of a young guy watching a youtube explainer video about road signs
Finding it hard to learn, understand or memorize road signs? Here is a video where Irish driving instructor Dane Tyghe explains in great detail every road sign in Ireland. For some, this could be the easiest and fastest way to learn the road signs. If you are looking for more info related to driving lessons, […]
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A driver’s license is a valuable asset for many young people in Ireland, offering independence, convenience, and potential job opportunities. However, the process of obtaining a driver’s license can be complex and costly. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive overview of the steps involved in obtaining a driver’s license in Ireland, as well […]
caricature of a proud wheelchair user driving a van
If you are a wheelchair user in Ireland and want to learn how to drive, you can do so just like any other individual. The process for obtaining a driver’s license in Ireland is the same for everyone, regardless of physical ability. However, there are some specific considerations to keep in mind if you are […]
caricature of teenager sad after failing driving test
Driving is a crucial skill that requires knowledge, practice, and attention to safety. If you’re planning on taking your driving test any time soon, it’s important to be aware of the common pitfalls that can lead to a failed test. In this article, we’ll explore some of the common reasons why drivers fail their driving […]
caricature of driver pulled over by police for drug testing
Better not lie, or you'll be in trouble deep With the Garda and the Drug Wipe 6S, you can't cheat So if you've been using, better confess Or you might end up with a long term stay in a cell, I guess
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Discover the ultimate guide to finding your nearest test centre in Ireland. Our comprehensive list covers all major counties, providing addresses and postal codes for seamless navigation. Save time and effort with this user-friendly, mobile-optimized resource.
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Explore the various driving licence categories in Ireland, including cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. Learn about the specific requirements, eligibility criteria, and age limits for each licence type to ensure a smooth application process and legally drive on Irish roads.
cartoon drawing of a teenager looking at a driving licence with question marks in it
Explore the various driving licence categories in Ireland, including cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. Learn about the specific requirements, eligibility criteria, and age limits for each licence type to ensure a smooth application process and legally drive on Irish roads.
cartoon drawing of a teenager worrying about prices for driving lessons
Learning to drive in Ireland is a milestone many aspire to reach. Yet, the costs associated with obtaining a driving licence have been increasing. From the Driver Theory Test to obtaining the full 10-year Driving Licence, each step carries its own cost. Understanding these costs can help prospective drivers budget effectively and navigate their journey to driving independence with confidence.
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The 33% increase in driving instructors in Ireland is steering the industry into a new era marked by heightened competition and increased choice. For instructors, it calls for differentiation and continuous improvement. For learners, it heralds a wider selection and potentially enhanced quality of instruction.