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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Six in 10 larger businesses considering move away from diesel
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Six in 10 larger businesses considering move away from diesel

The demonisation of diesel has led to large businesses debating a move away from the fuel type, according to new research from RAC Business. A survey of 1,000 UK firms found 62% of large businesses, with between 250 and 499 staff, are considering phasing out their diesel vehicles, compared to just 33% among small firms […]

Remove distracting roadside billboards
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Remove distracting roadside billboards

Roadside advertising billboards are posing an unacceptable risk to driver safety and should be removed to cut down on distraction. Roadside advertising billboards could pose an unacceptable risk So says driver training and education provider Drive Smarter as it points out that for such billboards to work effectively, they need to distract drivers – putting […]

Call for change in the law over driver eye care requirements
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