THANK YOU JASMINE TAYLOR

Thank you Graeme Frost for being such a fantastic driving instructor! I started learning again after a three year gap and Graeme took off where I left, and assessed my driving ability very well. Each week we successfully worked on … Continue reading

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GOLDEN L AWARDS

Golden L Awards 2015 Thankyou to everyone that voted. We have made the top 3 in both our categories so now we will attend the awards ceremony on March 8th to see if we have Won. Top 3 as voted … Continue reading

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Streetlife have been short listed for 2 Categories at the Golden L Awards

WE NEED YOUR VOTE We have been shortlisted in 2 Categories for the Golden L Awards. Please show your support as voting closes on Feb 14th. Click on the link Thankyou https://www.driving-instructor.tv/library/adi/golden-l-2015/golden-l-awards-2015 My vote for ‘The Golden L Award for … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons in Brentwood with Brentwood Driving Instructors

Driving in Brentwood with a fully qualified ADI Brentwood Driving Instructor you will gain valuable driving experience. You will be taught how to deal with a wide range of road and traffic situations, many of which you may not have … Continue reading

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2015 SLYDE DATES RELEASED

WE CAN NOW CONFIRM NEXT YEARS SLYDE EVENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS : JANUARY 11TH 2015 FEBRUARY 1ST 2015 MARCH 1ST 2015 APRIL 12TH 2015 MAY 10TH 2015 JUNE 7TH 2015 JULY 26TH 2015 AUGUST 9TH 2012 SEPTEMBER 6TH 2015 OCTOBER … Continue reading

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Learner drivers to pay less for theory tests

The cost of the driving theory test will be cut by 25%, saving learner drivers over £100 million over the next 9 years. The fee for a car driving theory test will fall by £6 in October this year, taking … Continue reading

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New rules when renewing your tax disc

  Since 17 July 2013, when you renew your vehicle tax or when your new car is taxed for the first time, you now have up to 14 days to display the new tax disc on the vehicle. Under the old rules, you … Continue reading

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Motorcycle manoeuvre testing to remain off-road following review

Off-road manoeuvre test is safer and cheaper review concludes. A thorough review of motorcycle testing has concluded that an off-road manoeuvre test is safer and cheaper, Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond announced today (4 July 2013). Currently, the motorcycle test … Continue reading

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New Calls for Drivers to Check Engine Oil Regularly

 Drivers should make inspecting their engine oil part of a weekly motoring routine, says Institute of Advanced Motorists and Mobil 1. – Failure to keep oil levels topped up will lead to increased engine wear, fuel usage and diminished performance; … Continue reading

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POLICE CRACKING DOWN ON ILLEGAL DRIVING INSTRUCTORS

On Friday DSA’s Fraud and Integrity team had a successful day out working with the Met, looking for illegal driving instructors in the Essex areas. During the operation the team: – confiscated 2 photocopied badges where the original was in another … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT ARE WORKING ON IMPROVING SAFETY ASSOCIATED WITH YOUNG DRIVERS

The government has announced a green paper on improving safety and reducing the risk associated with young drivers. The paper itself is set to be published in June, starting a lengthy period of debate and discussion about what should be … Continue reading

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HAVING TELEMATICS FITTED TO YOUR CAR WILL SAVE ON INSURANCE PREMIUMS

Having your car insured with telematics insurance policies will save young drivers an average of 12% on their premiums, according to research by MoneySupermarket.com. They looked at millions of insurance quotes and saw that nearly a third of 17-19-year-olds were … Continue reading

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MOBILE PHONE TEXTING FINE TO DOUBLE

Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced that fines levied on drivers caught texting behind the wheel will double to £90. You will also still receive 3 penalty points, despite calls from the Metropolitan Police commissioner for an increase. McLoughlin likened … Continue reading

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SIR BOB RUSSELL ATTENDS OUR YOUNG DRIVER DAYS

On Sunday 2nd june Sir Bob Russell kindly offered to come down and see what we are trying to do to improve the future safety in young drivers in Essex, We had the Essex air ambulance doing an amazing presentation and … Continue reading

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Driving instructor criminal record check changes

Driving instructor criminal record check changes From 17 June 2013, DSA won’t be sent a copy of your criminal record check when you’ve applied for it. This means that you’ll be the only person who gets a copy of the … Continue reading

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VERY NICE TESTIMONIAL

Passed my Driving test Friday 10th May 2013 and my instuctor was Klaus Howard, I just wanted to say what a great instuctor he was and would recommend him to anyone! Not only did he become just an instuctor he … Continue reading

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Green light for fire stations to host driving tests

Plans to offer practical driving tests from fire stations were given the go ahead today (13 March) by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond. Driving tests will be available from the Salford fire station in Greater Manchester every Tuesday and Thursday … Continue reading

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Government to overhaul young driver rules in bid to improve safety and cut insurance costs

Green paper on improving the safety and reducing risks to young drivers launched. Young drivers could benefit from improved training and lower insurance premiums as the government confirmed its intention to launch a green paper on improving the safety and … Continue reading

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Driving test candidates warned on vehicle recalls

Some vehicles are being recalled by manufacturers and can’t be used for driving tests until they’ve been checked and fixed if necessary. A vehicle can be recalled by the manufacturer if it has a known safety fault. There has been … Continue reading

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A nice testimonial received

I was taught by Kay and she was a brilliant and patient instructor. She made everything clear and helped with my confidence. My experience with Streetlife has been very good. Charlotte Dow  

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NICE START TO THE MORNING

ALWAYS NICE TO START THE DAY RECEIVING AN EMAIL LIKE THIS Hi there, I would just like to say how happy I am about passing today. I would also like to say how much I appreciate my instructors help and … Continue reading

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National standards for driving updated

National standards for driving updated The Driving Standards Agency sent this bulletin at 02-04-2013 09:00 AM BST   National standards for driving updated DSA has published updated versions of some of the national standards for driving. The following national standards … Continue reading

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ryan sweet and haydon both passed

I loved driving with street life, I was given confidence straight away from my instructor (Gary). Myself and my brother passed first time with street life! Best driving school around!

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Georgina Glasson new blog

 I passed last July and my driving instructor was Joe from Streetlife. He was such a good instructor, and got me through my test, I passed first time with only 3 minors. I would recommend Streetlife to anyone!

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New member of the team

we would like to welcome Steve George to StreetLife Driving School

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Thank you so much to Dave Collison for teaching me to drive! I really enjoyed all my lessons & would definitely recommend Dave and Streetlife to anyone wanting to learn to drive! 🙂 Marie Parish  

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Passed about a Month ago my instructor was amazing built my confidence up so much would recommend streetlife to anyone and everyone even after an instructor left the guys at streetlife told me straight away and helped to find me … Continue reading

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I passed my driving test with John. Great teacher, was told by my examiner that I was a safe driver. Not only can I now drive, I made a good friend, John and I could have a laugh and a joke … Continue reading

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I passed about a month ago with Tony at Streetlife Drive. I couldn’t have asked for more from a driving instructor. The freedom this has given me is brilliant! Thanks Tony. Thanks Streetlife!  Lisa bishop

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 i used streetlife and passed 1st time with ease instructors are very experienced and very good prices cant recommend streetlife any higher  mark Elliott

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I just wanna say thank you to Tony (from Mayland) he is a brilliant instructor and he got me through my test within 6 months. I would highly recommend him to any of my friends and i couldn’t of got … Continue reading

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Plans to offer practical driving tests from fire stations

Plans to offer practical driving tests from fire stations were given the go ahead today (13 March) by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond. Driving tests will be available from the Salford fire station in Greater Manchester every Tuesday …and Thursday … Continue reading

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MOT CHANGES

Changes to the MOT for cars and large vehicle tests have come into force today. There will be new checks on a number of items including: • electronic power steering malfunction indicator lamp • brake fluid warning lamp illuminated or … Continue reading

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winter driving

Before you set off: • you MUST be able to see, so clear all snow and ice from all your windows • you MUST ensure that lights are clean and number plates are clearly visible and legible • remove all … Continue reading

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The government has announced plans to overhaul young driver rules to improve safety and reduce insurance costs.

The government has announced plans to overhaul young driver rules to improve safety and reduce insurance costs. Among the proposals being considered are: – a minimum learning period – driving practice on motorways, in poor weather condit…ions and during darkness … Continue reading

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S.L.Y.D.E. scheme features in the Gazette

Teaching teens to be safe on the road The StreetLife Young Driver Education (S.L.Y.D.E.) scheme teaches teenagers the dangers of driving in a safe and controlled environment. Taking place at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Stadium on the first Sunday of … Continue reading

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Feedback from our Young Drivers Scheme

The below is an email from the mum of one of our Young Drivers: Hi Gary and Karl, I just wanted to say thank you for giving Jamie-Lee a start, its improved her confidence and she is looking forward to … Continue reading

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Streetlife Driving School Features in the Essex Chronicle

Casualty Reduction Scheme: Writtle College students get behind the wheel and watch DVD to learn how to cut driving risks. Streetlife Driving School were on hand to assist the young drivers and provide advice on safe driving. Gary Lipman, Owner … Continue reading

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Driving lessons in Colchester

The Conditions: Colchester, being the oldest recorded town in England, is naturally steeped in culture and history. Needless to say, as the development of a town is tied closely to its road systems, this makes for some interesting driving conditions. … Continue reading

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Driving lessons in Chelmsford

The Conditions: Chelmsford is one of the best locations for learning to drive in the country. Chelmsford driving schools are able to boast an amazing range of challenging driving conditions, for example: Its busy Army and Navy roundabout, which gives the … Continue reading

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