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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 […]

Vans to be banned from cities under radical transport plan
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Vans to be banned from cities under radical transport plan

Changing the city centre Currently, there are said to be some 300,000 HGVs on UK roads alongside over 4,000,000 vans. Being major contributors to the air pollution, this is causing big problems in major cities. This number is ever-growing as the demand for delivery services rises in-line with the soaring popularity of online shopping. The […]

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 […]

Telematics data can provide a “very effective” means of encouraging behaviour change among drivers to improve fleet safety.
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Telematics data can provide a “very effective” means of encouraging behaviour change among drivers to improve fleet safety.

Dr Dorn suggested that fleets should use both training and ongoing telematics data to encourage long-term behaviour changes So said Dr Lisa Dorn, associate professor of driver behaviour at Cranfield University, at last week’s ACFO spring seminar in Birmingham. Held to explore the changing face of vehicle management, the seminar saw Dr Dorn tell seminar […]

Driving back the years
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Driving back the years

https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/advice/older-drivers = Full Story. The UK population is, on average, getting older. Naturally this means there are more older drivers on Britain’s roads. In fact, in the UK there are 1.2 million full licence holders in their eighties, 100,000 in their nineties and around 250 centenarians. All in all there are over four million driving […]

Avoid the pitfalls of failing your Driving Test.
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Avoid the pitfalls of failing your Driving Test.

You’re ready to pass when you get things right without prompting, you apply your knowledge of driving theory, you anticipate hazards and you make good decisions. 90% of people who pass their test learn with an Approved Driving Instructor Get these right – 10 most common reasons people don’t pass their test: 1. Observation at […]

New drivers could be BANNED from driving at night for two years under proposals
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New drivers could be BANNED from driving at night for two years under proposals

The Government is considering launching a ‘Graduate Driving Licence’ for young motorists which could restrict them until they pass a probation period Young motorists could be banned from driving at night for two years after they pass their test under new proposals. The Government is considering a bringing in a ‘Graduated Driving Licence’ which could […]