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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 ======================== […]

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 […]

This week it became legal to conduct driving lessons on the UK Motorway in a dual-controlled train vehicle
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This week it became legal to conduct driving lessons on the UK Motorway in a dual-controlled train vehicle

. So on Tuesday I took Jake James on the M5 for his first time as a Provisional licence holder. A great training opportunity as we come across wildlife (ducks with young crossing) and saw how other drivers reacted incorrectly but on Jakes reflection he said its much easier and safer than driving on the […]

Teletrac Navman UK has developed an integrated Driver Safety Analytics Solution that combines dashcam and telematics data to provide a complete real-life picture of driver behaviour.
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Teletrac Navman UK has developed an integrated Driver Safety Analytics Solution that combines dashcam and telematics data to provide a complete real-life picture of driver behaviour.

The solution, part of Teletrac Navman’s DIRECTOR platform, uses a forward facing dashboard camera, which continuously records high-definition quality video footage; all recordings are all accessible via the Integrated Event Viewer, which allows fleet managers to replay any dangerous event recordings on a second-by-second basis, to monitor driver performance and use as supporting material in […]

Graduated Driving Licences
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Graduated Driving Licences

Are Graduated Licences Closer than we think? Following an intervention by the Prime Minister in response to a parliamentary question, the topic of a Graduated Driving Licence system (GDL) is back under discussion. It would seem that Parliament is likely to keep a close eye on the introduction and implementation of GDL in Northern Ireland. […]

Tackling the law-breakers
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Tackling the law-breakers

Legitimate ADIs study and work hard to keep people safe on our roads. Our busy investigation team has an impressive record in prosecuting those who take money for instructing learners illegally. We carry out around 1,200 investigations into identity fraud a year. Accepting payment for taking tests for others can get you up to 5 […]

Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
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Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.

Bristol is looking at four different options for charging clean air zones as well as the potential for a non-charging zone. The council was one of 27 that were named in Defra’s clean air plans – published last July – and told that they needed to undertake action to consider the best option to achieve […]

Bristol 20mph zones: Four lives a year saved, study finds 13 February 2018
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Bristol 20mph zones: Four lives a year saved, study finds 13 February 2018

Bristol 20mph zones Bristol’s 20mph zones were designed to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists, and support people to be more active More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones across Bristol, research by the University of the West of England (UWE) has found. Average speeds on roads […]