Passed your test
Well done if you've just passed your driving test! It feels good, watch out the first few times you are out on the road, how many forget their lights or dont read the road signs and do something wrong?
A few things you might want to think about now you have passed your driving test and planning on buying your first car, you can save a load of cash when it comes to car insurance by taking a pass plus course. You can save approximately the equivelant of 1 years no claims bonus (about 35%). It will also give you experience of driving on motorways which you will have not done and make you more prepared to deal with certain situations, you might not have yet covered during your normal lessons.
search2drive.com recommend the use of P-Plates, i know who wants them on your new car but hey if it stops somone bumping you or getting road rage what the hell! It will make other drivers aware that you have just passed your test and give you a little lee way. There is a bit of a stigma attached to P-Plates, but who cares.
Please Please Remember! Your driving test pass certificate (D10) is only valid for 24 months. If the examiner didn't take your licence from you at the end of the driving test and you don't apply for your licence within this time you'll have to take your test again.
Pass Plus scheme can save you a lot of money when it comes to car insurance, approximately the equivelant of 1 years no claims bonus (about 35%). Say you get a car insurance quote for £1000 per year, with Pass Plus you'll save about £350!
What is a pass plus?
Well you save money on your insurance because you have been taught more, so motorway driving is just one of the modules to it. It is not just for saving money though it will make you a safer more responsible driver that will be able to deal with more on the roads.
There is no test to take at the end.
So ask your instructor if they are Pass Plus registered and get started straight away! Remember you have to complete the Pass Plus scheme within the first 12 months of having your full licence.
The Pass Plus course consists of 6 modules: