About This Blog

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.

– Ray Davis

We will be blogging about all things driving related.  We will be keeping it informative and hopefully an interesting read for you.

If you have driving related experiences that wish us to write about please get in contact with us.

Chief editor

Gaynor Gaughan from Intensive Courses Driving School
My name is Noel Gaughan

I run Intensive Courses,
I have been a driving instructor for over 25 years and I believe being a driving instructor is the best job in the world.

I have written for most of the driving instructor magazines in the UK.

How to become a Good Driver and pass your Driving Test?

How to become a Good Driver and pass your Driving Test?

Would like to become a good driver? Many people think way too much about how they can pass their driving test without considering the most important question, how can I become a good and safe driver for the rest of my life? When you become a good driver, you save...

Motorway Driving Lessons – Intensive Courses

Motorway Driving Lessons – Intensive Courses

Your driving instructor should aim to cover all aspects of motorway driving.
Please see below the DVSA’s aim when they instructed motorway lessons for learner drivers. It is not a comprehensive list but it will help learner drivers become safer drivers. Which is what every driving instructor strives for.

Are you a Distracted Driver?

Are you a Distracted Driver?

This week I had the pleasure of doing a piece to camera for the ITV program Good Morning Britain on distracted driving, especially looking at distracted drivers who use their mobile phones to text and tweet while driving. The presenter and cameraman turned up at 6 am...

Summer Time Driving Test Secrets

Summer Time Driving Test Secrets

We are often asked when is the best time for taking a driving test. Experience has taught us that summer is typically the best time - here is why. Why Summer is the Best Time for Taking a Driving Test One of the main reasons summer is the best time for taking a...

I Need a Driving Licence. Where Do I Start?

You have decided now is the best time for you to get your full driving licence but your not sure where to start the process. I will give you a step by step guide from how to apply for your provisional driving licence up to the all-important passing your driving test....

Do Intensive Driving Courses really work?

Do Intensive Driving Courses work? The short answer is YES, but this depends on you and getting the right driving instructor who is an expert in doing them. When planning on doing your intensive driving course the first thing you need to do is make the time available...

Driving Test Changes

Driving Test Changes

Driving Test Changes from the DVSA Part of the government's commitment to reducing serious and fatal injuries on Britain's roads, these driving test changes are designed to help achieve this by enabling better assessment of candidates' ability to drive unaccompanied...

Last updated: 25/01/2021

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