A Driving Instructor's Blog

Speeding fines show sharp rise

April 12th 2018

Anita

More UK drivers are getting caught exceeding the speed limit than ever before, new figures released by the DfT have revealed.  In 2011 there were 1.6 million prosecutions for speed limit offences but by 2016 the figures have leapt to...
SEMI-INTENSIVE COURSES on a ‘week by week’ basis

April 12th 2018

Anita

Why not book one of our 'semi-intensive' courses with a practical driving test at the end of the course? A 2 hour driving lesson on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday a total of 10 hours and repeat over how ever...
MOTORHOME DRIVER TRAINING

March 26th 2018

Anita

What a lovely day to carry out Motorhome driver training with Sue and Steve D.  Their motorhome was 24ft long and as you will see from their testimonials both drivers found our Motorhome Driver Training session really beneficial.  Sue needed...
Study to become a driving instructor and join the ‘AHD’ brand… CALL TODAY!

February 26th 2018

Anita

We are looking for people to train to become a Driving Instructor and with a view to joining the 'AHD' brand.  We have a friendly and professional team of people that you will enjoy working alongside and you could pass...
WE WANT YOU! Calling all Driving Instructors and if you are studying …..

February 26th 2018

Anita

WE WANT YOU! Qualified Driving Instructor or studying towards becoming a Driving Instructor - If you are looking to work alongside your own business as a 'part time' option or 'full time' working for the 'AHD' brand, we want you!...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our customers!

December 11th 2017

Anita

AHD Driver Training Ltd would like to thank all of its customers for their business in 2017 and to remember to recommend us to their friends and family. We have had a fantastic first time pass rate again this year...
No Back Lights at Night? Blame Daytime Running Lights [DRL]

December 5th 2017

Anita

Daytime Running Lights [DRL] commonly only illuminate the front lights of a vehicle, and not the rear lights. Usually, they also do not illuminate the dashboard lights for the speedometer and other instruments and controls.  This is intended to alert drivers...
Why is a roundabout in Gloucestershire known as the ‘Hamburger Lane’???

September 29th 2017

Anita

The Elmbridge Court roundabout is now known as the 'Hamburger Lane' roundabout and there is a 'how to' guide from Gloucestershire County Council.  Watch the video to check out 'why' it is now known as the 'Hamburger Lane' roundabout.  ...
DRIVING TEST CHANGES – 3 MONTHS TO GO!

September 5th 2017

Anita

A Handbook for every ADI has been sent out from the DVSA which can be used to not only explain the new test requirements clearly for each ADI but also their pupils.   Further information regarding the new Handbook can...
Part 3: Practical test of teaching skills is changing….

July 25th 2017

Anita

Part 3: Practical test of teaching skills CURRENT TEST UP TO 2 OCTOBER 2017: For the ADI Part 3 Instructional Ability test, you will be given 2 pre-set tests. For example, moving off/stopping a car, and meeting/crossing the path of...