Own Car on Test

Own Car on Test

You can take your driving test in your own car rather than your driving instructor’s if it meets certain rules. However, beware, your test will be cancelled and you’ll have to pay again if your car doesn’t meet the rules. Rules about the car Your car must: be taxed be insured for a driving test (check with your insurance company) be roadworthy and have a current MOT (if it’s over 3 years old) have no warning lights showing, for example, the airbag warning light have no tyre damage and the…

Speed on Green Cameras

Speed on Green Cameras

Traffic Light Speed/Camera explained Traffic light cameras are triggered either by using ground loops that are cut into road surface or radar technology. When using loops, as the traffic lights turn red the system becomes active, any vehicle passing over the sensor in the road after this time is then photographed. Radar based traffic light cameras work in the same manner as fixed Gatso speed cameras. Are these coming to a place near you?  Will Lancashire or Blackpool be the next installation? A news story that appeared in the Daily…

not having to wait around for a bus in the rain

not having to wait around for a bus in the rain

                  Congratulations to Kimberley Burns of St Annes who passed her driving test on the 17th of May. Kim is looking forward to being able to drive to work and not having to wait around for a bus in the rain, it also means she can have an extra hour in bed. Well Done from your Driving Instructor Gillian Sherry and all the team at BDS Driving School Kim has joined the BDS wall of fame, click here for more details. So if you…

Passing will help Ben a lot he has a young family

Passing will help Ben a lot he has a young family

                  Congratulations to Ben Carr of Blackpool who passed his driving test first time on the 17th of May with 6 minors. Passing will help Ben a lot he has a young family and works late in a club in town. Ben already has a family car as his wife jade passed first time with Stephen of BDS recently. Well Done from your Driving Instructor Stephen Wild and all the team at BDS Driving School Ben has joined the BDS wall of fame, click…

wanted to pass to stop getting tram to work

wanted to pass to stop getting tram to work

                  Congratulations to Steve Sherry of Cleveleys who passed his driving test first time on the 16th of May with just 3 minors. Steve works at Tiffanys Hotel and wanted to pass to stop getting tram to work or a taxi home, he has a Ford Focus waiting for him from his mum, his dad is helping with the insurance. Well Done from your Driving Instructor Paul Tilling and all the team at BDS Driving School Steve has joined the BDS wall of fame,…