Learning to drive in London is famously difficult. There are many reasons why mastering the art of motoring in the capital is deemed to be so challenging. People learning to drive in the city generally take longer to pass their test than those learning the rules of the road elsewhere. Read on to find out more about why learning to drive in London is seen as such as tough process.
Are you learning to drive in London?
London is littered with scores of busy, complex roads, and those that can already drive in London aren’t necessarily the most patient. Some drivers may beep at learner drivers when impatience strikes and cause learners to feel even more nervous and likely to make mistakes. Nonetheless, learning in London is often seen as a very shrewd move as those that can master the roads of the capital are likely to get to grips with other environments with ease once they have passed their tests.
If you are on the cusp of learning to drive, it’s a good idea to give yourself the best head start possible. You can do this by getting a friend or family member to show you the basics before your start your lessons and reading up on the Highway Code. You may wish to shop around for an instructor and compare a handful of services before making your final decision. Always listen to what your instructor has to say and try to have regular lessons so you don’t have a chance to forget vast swathes of information between lessons. It’s also wise to start studying the theory immediately.
Do you need legal assistance?
If you ever do have an accident out on the road and it’s not your fault, we may be able to help you get compensation. If the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence or recklessness, there is a very good chance we will be able to help you. We can help you get compensation to cover a host of expenses linked to your accident, like lost earnings, car repair bills, medical costs and more. To find out if you’re likely to have a case and how much you could be getting, take our 30-second test online. Alternatively, skip this step and talk to an advisor directly. Call 0800 689 0500 if you’re on your landline or 0333 500 0993 if you’re on your mobile.
Date Published: May 6, 2017
Author: Accident Advice