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Join my forum now!


Today sees the launch of the 1stDrive.com forum. You’ll find learner drivers on there along with driving instructors and people from around the world. You can chat to me, make suggestions for future videos, ask questions about driving lessons or driving tests and talk about other off-topic subjects. Over the coming year I intend to grow…

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Learner drivers will be allowed on motorways from 2018


The government has announced that from 2018 learner drivers will be allowed to drive on the motorway before passing their driving test. This is something many people have wanted for a long time and I think it’s a good idea. Far too many people drive on motorways having no understanding of the rules and how…

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I bought my first house


After years of saving and careful spending I finally bought my first house! After a bad move last year where I bought a maisonette much further away from the area I have lived in for years, I am now right back where I want to be. It’s been a long journey but I have no…

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Driving lesson videos – a new video every day!


A new driving lesson video every day I’ll be releasing a new driving lesson video every day at 5pm from now on. I’m trying this for the coming week to see how it goes. If it’s popular then soon I will start releasing them every day regularly. When I started my YouTube channel I never intended…

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Driving the wrong way down a national speed dual carriageway!


Driving the wrong way down a national speed dual carriageway!   This week on a driving lesson I recorded one of the craziest things I’ve ever seen. Someone was driving the wrong way towards us on a national speed limit dual carriageway! That means the road had a speed limit of 70 mph for cars….

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New driving test starts December 4th 2017


The new driving test will be starting on December 4th 2017. I’ve been involved in helping to form the new test for over two years as you can see from my videos on my new driving test page which were recorded back in 2015. The three main changes are: New manoeuvres. The turn in the road…

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How to use clutch control


I released a video today showing me teaching a pupil how to use clutch control. I know I’ve been releasing a lot of videos lately that don’t have a lot to do with driving lessons and I’m trying to get the focus back on tuition and lessons. It’s nice to take a break now and…

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12th anniversary of 1stDrive.com


It might be April fools day but this is no joke. Today I am celebrating 12 years of 1stDrive.com and looking back at how things have changed over the years. I started out working for a driving school and over the years I have started my own school, grown my video library and got through…

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Back to blogging


It’s been a long time since I wrote anything in my blog but I want to make more use of this from now on. You’ll notice that lately I’ve been stepping up the production of my videos after taking a few months off from them over the winter. I have a very special series of…

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Video zone launches!


After over 6 months of hard work I have finally released my video zone. This is a members area of my site where you can watch over 50 hours of exclusive video not available on my YouTube channel. To see more details and plenty of trailers just head over to my video zone page

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