Highway Code 243

Stopping and parking DO NOT stop or park: near a school entrance anywhere you would prevent access for Emergency Services at or near a bus or tram stop or taxi rank on the approach to a level crossing/tramway crossing opposite or within 10 metres (32 feet) of a junction, except in an authorised parking space near the brow of a hill or hump bridge opposite a traffic island or (if this would cause an obstruction) another parked vehicle where you would force other traffic to enter a tram lane where the kerb has been lowered to help wheelchair users and powered mobility vehicles in front of an entrance to a property on a bend where you would obstruct cyclists’ use of cycle facilities except whe

Slow moving traffic

Rule 151 In slow-moving traffic. You should: reduce the distance between you and the vehicle ahead to maintain traffic flow never get so close to the vehicle in front that you cannot stop safely leave enough space to be able to manoeuvre if the vehicle in front breaks down or an emergency vehicle needs to get past not change lanes to the left to overtake allow access into and from side roads, as blocking these will add to congestion be aware of cyclists and motorcyclists who may be passing on either side


To become really good at something takes a lot of time, practice and dedication. Learning to drive is no different. The knowledge, skills, judgment, behaviour, confidence and understanding necessary to drive a car safely take time to develop. When it comes to driving, experience is key. It’s important that you practise on as many different roads and routes as possible – in different traffic and weather conditions – so that you get as broad an experience as possible. And while you’re having your driving lessons (with your instructor or when learning to drive with friends or family), it’s worth thinking about getting familiar with the area around your Driving Test Centre and practising drivin


Congratulations Morgan Robinson on passing your test today in Middlesbrough. Great job and good luck finding your car this weekend :)

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I'm pleased to announce that from the 4th June, all pupils who have reached a suitable standard will be able to have motorway lessons. This will give you that extra skill and confidence so you are fully prepared for driving on your own once you have passed your test. Of course, if you have already passed, you can book a motorway lesson now ! Call 07867 382768 now for info

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