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Driver Training

Feeling refreshed

Kev and Tracey Field from Confident Drivers focus on ideas that you can include in your refresher lessons to help drivers build their driving confidence and get back on the road quickly

Driver Behaviour

Peer pressure

Dr James Whalen looks at peer pressure and how it affects the way people behave when using the roads

Driver Behaviour

Make your own luck

Kev and Tracey Field from Confident Drivers talk about the idea of relying on being lucky and suggest ways that you can challenge this concept with your students.

City car

Fun and frugal

It’s stylish, fun, and cheap to run, but the Toyota Aygo faces some formidable rivals.

Small SUV

Pleasant Arona

The SEAT Arona is a well-rounded small SUV, with refined engines and generous standard equipment.

Small SUV

Solid success

The all-new Vauxhall Mokka has arrived in the UK to take on the Ford Puma and Renault Captur, says Auto Express.

SUV Crossover

Compact crossover contender

The Hyundai Bayon compact crossover rounds off the Korean brand’s SUV line-up at the bottom end of the range


Sharp and spacious

The tenth-generation Honda Civic is a great alternative choice in the hatchback class.


Easy driver

The Vauxhall Corsa is fun to drive, well-equipped and a great all-rounder, but uncompetitive pricing may hold it back

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