Passing my driving test last year was one of the best feelings in the world for me. I had been trying to learn to drive for the past 7-8 years and I kept putting it off due to this and that. 2017 I made a promise to myself that it would be the year I learnt to drive and passed both tests. I first passed the theory test then practice hard for 3-5 months before doing my practical test. It was like fate that 4 days before 2017 ended I took my test on the worst day possible (weather wise) and nailed it.

The feeling of passing the test I guest can only be surpassed by the feeling of driving your own car for the first time. Due to issues beyond my control I couldn’t get my car in January like I wanted but I do have it now. This Saturday I will be hitting the road and I thought I share ten things new drivers should know.

Ten Things New Drivers Should Know

Whilst passing the test I fooled my examiner into thinking I am safe to drive on the open road I still got lots to learn. There are so many things I do not know about my car that I need to take time and look into. And majority of those things I am including in the Ten Things New Drivers should know!!

{1} New Driver Pass Plus 

This is something my instructor recommended to me early on. If you were to look at the stats on young drivers who died in-car accidents its staggering. I feel that just because I passed my test doesn’t mean I am still not a learner. For me I feel at least for the first full year of my driving I am still a learn driver. Driving alone is very different from driving with my instructor who has extra pedals should I make a mistake. Taking Pass Plus course is the best choice to get more confident on the road especially motorways.

{2} Buy a Used Car

When I

Read the full original post here authored by Miranda Malanga. You can visit her blog here.

Join the Bloggers Required community | Latest blogging assignments | Latest giveaways/competitions


Contact Bloggers Required

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly. We aim to answer all queries within 24 hours.

- Enter Your Location -
- or -

Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account