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20/05/2022

Driving lessons for nervous drivers

Discover our guide which will help improve the confidence of nervous drivers on the road.

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20/05/2022

The Bill Plant Junction Guide: Crossroads

Read our junctions guide to understanding how crossroads work so you can drive with competence

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20/05/2022

Footballer Wheels

We’ve dived into the data to find out, looking at the number of minutes each player spent on the pitch and dividing this by their salary.  

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19/05/2022

Should I Learn Manual Or Automatic: Tips For Learners

The first decision you’ll need to make when learning to drive is manual or automatic. Our instructors talk you through your options to help you make the right choice.

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06/05/2022

The Basics: How to set up your car steering wheel

Need to understand the basics? The experts at Bill Plant Driving School have you covered with a guide on how to set up your car steering wheel.

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06/05/2022

The Basics: How to adjust car mirrors for maximum visibility

Need to understand the basics? The experts at Bill Plant Driving School have you covered. Learn how to adjust your car mirrors for maximum visibility.

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06/05/2022

The Basics: car gears

Learn the basics with Bill Plant Driving School. In this lesson, we’re covering gears and how they work. Learn how to change your gears from the experts.

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22/04/2022

The Basics: How to set up your car seat

Before you head out onto the road, your car seat must be set up properly. Each driver requires a different […]

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01/04/2022

Know Your Traffic Signs And What They Mean

Here’s our guide to understanding what road traffic signs mean, and how we can prepare you for a driving test.

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01/04/2022

Who Can A Learner Driver Drive With?

Read more on our guide regarding who learner drivers can drive with to help them pass their driving test | Bill Plant Driving School

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30/03/2022

Learner Plates: The Ultimate Guide L-Plates

This guide will cover everything learner driving need to know to stay on the right side of the law.

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28/03/2022

The Basics: How to start a car, move off and stop

Here is our guide covering the basics of starting, moving and stopping a car to help prepare you for your first driving lesson.

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11/03/2022

How To Drive In Snow: 12 Winter Driving Tips For Learners

There is no denying that snowy conditions can be a real driving challenge. This is why it is essential to […]

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11/03/2022

Can you drive on the motorway as a learner?

Are you wondering, are learner drivers allowed on the motorway? If so, you’re in the right place. Thanks to a […]

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22/02/2022

Bill Plant Driving School’s Top Tips on How to Pass Your Driving Test

The easiest way to pass your driving test is to prepare! The DVSA now recommends between 40 to 45 hours […]

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21/02/2022

Best Cars For Learner Drivers: Bill Plant Driving School Recommends The Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen T-Roc

When you’re learning to drive, it’s important to be behind the wheel of a reliable, easy-to-drive and safe vehicle. There […]

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17/02/2022

How Many People Pass Their Driving Test First Time?

We know that everyone who learns to drive will of course want to pass their driving test the first time! […]

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17/02/2022

How Many People Fail Their Driving Test?

Anyone who fails their driving test will naturally be disappointed, but statistics from the Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency (DVSA) […]

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17/02/2022

Can I Insure a Learner Driver on My Car?

One of the big questions that driving instructors get asked on a regular basis by learner drivers carrying out their […]

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17/02/2022

What is the Pass Plus Scheme

How Pass Plus Training Works The Pass Plus scheme was set up by the DVSA as an additional driving qualification […]

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17/02/2022

Hazard Perception Test Tips

The Hazard Perception Test is the second of two parts that make up a learner driver’s theory test alongside the […]

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09/02/2022

The Complete Guide To The ADI Theory Test

To become a driving instructor, you’ll need to complete an ADI theory test. No one is exempt from this if […]

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09/02/2022

How To Pass Driving Test First Time

We know that going for your driving test can be daunting! Learning as much as you can during driving lessons […]

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02/02/2022

Driver & Road Safety: Cyclists

Driving around cyclists When you’re carrying out your driving lessons, there is one core principle that is fundamental to your […]

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02/02/2022

Changes to the Highway Code in 2022

From the 29th of January 2022, the Highway Code will be updated with 8 major changes that all road users […]

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02/02/2022

Most Common Driving Test Fails

Sitting a driving test is nerve-wracking, and failing can feel even worse. Knowing you’ve failed might have an impact on […]

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25/01/2022

How many times can you fail a driving test?

Being unsuccessful at anything is never a nice feeling, but taking a positive attitude to bounce back goes a long […]

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25/01/2022

Learner Driver Accidents

Which areas in Britain are most common for driving lesson accidents? Learning to drive can be a daunting challenge at […]

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14/01/2022

How Long Does It Take To Learn Driving Theory?

The amount of time spent to learn for a theory and hazard perception test is not set in stone and […]

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13/01/2022

How To Calm Nerves Before A Driving Test

We know that a lot of people worry that they’ll feel nervous before and during their driving test. These feelings […]

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05/01/2022

Celebrity Garages

The famous faces with the most expensive car collections in the world When you’re taking driving lessons, getting your first […]

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17/12/2021

Driving Anxiety – How to overcome nerves on the road

Driving gives us the freedom to go where we want, when we want, but it can also bring about serious […]

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17/12/2021

Vote for Bill Plant Driving School

We are delighted to state that Bill Plant Driving School has been shortlisted for the National Driving School of the […]

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15/12/2021

Are intensive driving courses good?

In a world where driving lessons have seen significant delays, we look to see if the popular intensive driving course options are […]

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24/11/2021

How long does it take to become a Driving Instructor?

Begin training for your new career as a qualified Driving Instructor today with Bill Plant Driving School. With our dedicated […]

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17/11/2021

How to learn to drive a car

We know that learning to drive is a big decision, and knowing where to start can seem a bit daunting! […]

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09/11/2021

Inside England’s Parking Ticket Crisis

Ever wondered if there’s a region or a county in England that hands out more parking tickets than others? Maybe […]

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19/10/2021

Just how bad is the pothole crisis here in England? We found out!

We’re regularly looking into trends and data surrounding learning to drive and driving conditions here in the UK, which led […]

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15/10/2021

How to drive in the rain

With the summer coming to an end in the UK and the weather starting to take a turn for the […]

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08/10/2021

Sitting down with Peter: Becoming your own boss

The team sat down with Peter Brabin, one of the company’s longest-serving members, to discuss how his career in the […]

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