Another winter is upon us with the usual risks, however this year the risks seem greatly worse than normal in the form of potholes, roads breaking up and crumbling away at the sides in the centre in fact all over a lot of our roads. I saw a comment on Face book recently it said […]
About Steve Akerman
This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Steve Akerman contributed a whooping 18 entries.
With summer on its way it is a great time to start your driving lessons windows down shades on and away we go. For experienced drivers with hang ups like parking, overtaking fears now is a good time to get in touch and brush up those driving skills.
Learner drivers are to be allowed on motorways from 4th June this year. Good decision or bad decision time will only tell. There are a few good instructors out there whom i know will be very careful indeed as to evaluate when their pupil is ready for motorway training. However there are a LOT of […]
From the 4th December the driving test will change, no longer will the test candidate have to demonstrate the turn in the road or reverse around a corner although good instructors will still teach these skills as they enhance reversing skills and enable drivers to turn the car around. The candidate will now be expected […]
You may have noticed how the road markings are slowly but surely disappearing from our roads due to wear and tear. It is obvious that the county council either do not know, and do not care that as a result of this wear and tear our roads are becoming more dangerous day by day. Take […]
Take a look and read this, why voluntary. The reason is because some people do not live near a motorway. Can you believe that, this is no excuse, if my tyres are worn out i cant make the excuse, i don,t live near a garage. It is obvious that the government do not care a […]
Although it is a good thing to move in the direction of higher penalties especially for phone use while driving, in my view we need to be even tougher. I have seen some very vivid photographs of crashes caused as a result of either talking on the phone or texting whilst driving and they make […]
Now the summer is almost over and Autumn is rearing its head Winter will not be far behind, where does the time go. It is however time to take more care with our driving from the perpetual potholes to the leaves that are about cover the roads. It is time to check those wiper blades […]
DVSA wants to make sure the test better assesses a driver’s ability to drive safely and independently in modern driving conditions. So there is yet another consultation taking place at god knows what cost to see what we the instructors think of the new proposals. I don,t know why they bother they haven,t taken any […]
The DIA have teamed up with tyre giant Goodyear to launch a VR 360-degree gaming app to make young drivers aware of the extreme dangers of driver distraction. The Driving Academy app utilises the Google Cardboard to create a realistic situation involving distractions one can encounter when behind the wheel. By rotating your head, the […]
Get In Touch
Steve's Driving School
2 Washington Avenue