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The home of all the up to date information relating to all things driving.

Post lockdown driving test success

Congratulations to Kyle who passed his driving test in Boston this morning! Kyle, from Manchester, organised the completion of his BIG TOM weekend intensive driving course by staying at local accommodation and his efforts paid off with a first-time pass.  The...

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When I get a driving test I pass it

Huge congratulations go to Alastair who has shown today that when he eventually got a driving test, he passed it - within 5 days of completing his BIG TOM course. He has previously had his driving test changed multiple times due to lockdowns and so it was with great...

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How many pass the driving test

The DVSA has just released the very latest pass rates across the driving test centres in the UK. Here are the statistics that apply to the driving test centres that BIG TOM currently uses For December 2020:  Boston had a 53% pass rate, Grantham 56%, Lincoln 59%,...

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Emergency driving tests for critical workers

 There are currently provisions for critical workers to take emergency driving tests and this blog will help explain the process. It is the employer who is to apply to the DVSA to apply for an emergency test.  Typically this involves NHS health and social care...

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Tips for learning to drive

 This blog will help you by providing some tips for learning to drive.  We talk about how our programme has been devised to make learning easier and include a video that suggests common reasons for having problems learning to drive. There are very clear advantages to...

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Freedom Pass

The BIG TOM Freedom Pass takes the strain out of learning to drive. Gold and Platinum members are entitled to a range of privileges that make learning to drive a seamless process.  Our customers can achieve their goals in the setting that suits them best. This service...

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Driving test pass rates in an automatic

A common question that we get asked here at BIG TOM is whether it is easier to pass a driving test in an automatic rather than a manual car. Let's take a deep dive into the current overall figures that have just been released by the DVSA and compare them specifically...

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BIG TOM video Harry driving on rural roads

In this video, you will see Harry driving on rural roads and it will help you to recognise some of the key skills needed to drive safely on country roads.     Harry has decided to practise driving on rural roads in and around Spalding having had an initial...

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Are crash courses any good?

In this blog, we will be offering you contrasting methods for learning to drive, so that you can better answer the question are crash courses any good? A crash course or perhaps more commonly referred to as intensive driving course is broadly speaking an accelerated...

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