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Is Driving in England Difficult?

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Many of us like driving very much. They find this type of activity a very relaxing one, especially if they are stressed and they need to find a way to calm down. On the other hand, there are those people who actually made a career out of driving and this became a very important part of their life. No matter in which category you belong, you will certainly like this article and also find it very useful.

We are going to discuss a bit about driving in England because we all know that this is the only country in the world where driving takes place on the left side of the road. The cars from here also have the steering wheel on the right side of the car and not on the left as the rest of the car has. Even though many people would say that it can be quite difficult driving in Great Britain, the truth is that it is not. Why do we think that? Here is how we came to this conclusion.

After making some research we have found that many drivers did not encounter any sort of issues when traveling to the UK and driving in that country. They say that it can be a bit confusing at the beginning but very soon you will get used to driving on the other side of the road. What also they said is that you need to be very concentrated and pay attention to the road and especially when you need to turn left or right. Furthermore, a bit more confusing can be at the roundabouts. However, as mentioned earlier, you will quite fast find driving in England a real pleasure.

Another important aspect that we want to discuss is that in this country drivers are very polite and patient, and they will certainly not make you feel nervous in case you make a small mistake in traffic. Unlike in other countries where the roads are very busy and drivers in a big hurry, in England is easy and relaxing. The roads are very large and the highways very good for speeding although we do not recommend you to exceed the speed limit as there are lots of speed radars.

In case you want to live in Great Britain and become a driver, then the good news is that there are plenty driving schools and the teachers are without a doubt professional and polite. In just a few weeks you will be able to attend your exam and if you pass it then you are free to drive as much as you can. From this point of view, England is the country where driving is a real pleasure no matter if you are born here or you leave overseas and you plant to move here.

All in all, you just need to keep your calm and have a bit of courage in order to enjoy driving in the UK.  Just make sure you are well informed regarding parking, as there are lots of parking spots that you need to pay for.

 

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