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What a great year!   Arrow Driving Academy Hull are proud to say that 2015 was a successful one and we will be welcoming in 2016 with a bang! This year we have expanded our business significantly, growing to a fantastic 16 driving instructors. It really is hard to believe that just over two years

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New Car Tax Bands; This year’s budget announced a lot of changes in the UK, however, one major change for drivers will be the introduction of new car tax bands. The new scheme is to be implemented on the 1st April 2017, which may seem far away, but it is always best to be informed

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New and improved driving test; This year there have been a number of proposals to improve the UK driving test. The overall drive for these proposals has been the incentive to ensure that drivers are well-prepared and therefore more likely to pass their test first time. Major changes to the UK driving test are set

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Stop drug-driving; New UK laws have revealed a significant number of drivers are currently drug driving on the roads, this is a dangerous problem that needs to be tackled. If you or anyone you know have drug driven in the past, we urge you to rethink your decisions and be a more responsible adult in

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Important news update from the DVLA The Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency have recently sent out a warning to the public in accordance with a recent scam that has been floating around the UK. This scam involves false emails reaching random people and claiming to be the DVLA. The email asks you to provide your

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Smoking in vehicles with someone under 18 is now illegal;   From 1st October 2015, it will officially be illegal to smoke in a car (or any other vehicle) with anyone under the age of 18. This law has been enforced to prevent the dangers of secondhand smoke amongst young people.   If caught, both

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Male vs Female driving instructor – which will you choose? You’ve decided to start learning to drive, so now it’s time to find your ideal instructor! In our opinion, it doesn’t make much difference whether you choose to learn to drive with a male or female driving instructor. Here at Arrow Driving Academy, we only

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Reduced Theory Test Costs; The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced that from October 2015, the cost of car and motorcycle theory tests will drop. Theory test fees for a variety of other types of tests will also be reduced. The test costs will be officially reduced from 1st October 2015. You can

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Bus lane cameras in Hull; From July 2015, Hull City Council will begin to control the use of bus lanes more effectively than ever before. On Tuesday 14th July, Hull’s automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras were officially turned on. This is said to be in an effort to help issue fines to car drivers

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Changes to Driving Test Manoeuvres New UK driving test; This year the DVSA have announced that they are beginning tests for a whole new driving test routine. According to news headlines across the UK, this is the biggest driving test shakeup in 20 years. From April 2015 the DVSA will be trialling their new proposed

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