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Some Really Useful Information published by the DVSA today on what is required to be test ready

– note the Average amount of hours recommended to be up to test standard -APPROX 67 HOURS IN TOTAL !!! Some will get there much quicker than that but that also means some will need many more – it really is down to the students ability to learn and the standard of instruction provided ======================== […]

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Hyundai has revealed a new 180mph ‘air taxi’ concept that could be used to power Uber’s forthcoming aerial ridesharing service.

Hyundai’s S-A1 all-electric concept air taxi can carry four passengers while travelling up to 180mph As announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Hyundai has become the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate project, which was first announced in a white paper in 2016 and planned for launch in […]

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6 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency
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6 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency

This week (16 to 22 September 2019) is the Road Haulage Association’s fifth annual Lorry Week, called #LoveTheLorry. It’s all about promoting the work of the haulage industry and professional drivers. To support the week, we wanted to give you some top tips on how to become a more economical driver. This should help save […]

Is this proof the drink drive limit must be lowered? Experiment shows drinkers were unsafe to drive
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Is this proof the drink drive limit must be lowered? Experiment shows drinkers were unsafe to drive

… despite passing a breath test Richard Allsop, an emeritus professor of transport studies at University College London, is now calling for the limit to be lowered by a third, in line with Scotland Six breathalysers were tested for a BBC show, all overestimating alcohol levels European Commission says member states should have a drink […]

Learning with Ian.
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Learning with Ian.

I learnt to drive and passed my test first time with ian !! also did my pass plus recently going on the motorway for the first time. ian is great as he’s very patient and a brilliant instructor. never ever got angry even though i drove him up the wall and he explained everything so […]

Dashcams highlight lane-hogging epidemic
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Dashcams highlight lane-hogging epidemic

Poor lane discipline among drivers is the cause of more than a third (37%) of all road traffic accidents – making it as big a cause of accidents as rear-end shunts, as revealed by dashcam footage. Raj Singh of Crystal Ball Raj Singh of Crystal Ball Telematics and smart camera expert Crystal Ball analysed several […]

More than half of speeding offences happen in 30mph zones
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More than half of speeding offences happen in 30mph zones

Over 1,000 drivers every day are caught speeding, equating to one every 75 seconds, according to new analysis. A driver is caught for speeding every 75 seconds following a Freedom of Information request to the UK’s 45 police forces found nearly 1.25 million speeding incidents have been recorded by police forces across the UK since […]