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http://tips.drivingtestsuccess.com/news/unfortunate-rise-driving-selfies-snapchat-may-encouraging/
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It is hard to believe that people could be so foolish to take photo’s or videos of themselves driving, but when the likes of Snapchat have features that seem to encourage it we ask whether it’s time app companies took some responsibility. Chris Benstead, a driving instructor first brought this to our attention a few […]

Aggressive overtaking forcing one in seven drivers to take evasive action
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Only 17% of fleet drivers understand implications of new drug driving legislation
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Only 17% of fleet drivers understand implications of new drug driving legislation

Only 17% of fleet drivers understand implications of new drug driving legislation Less than one in five company car drivers understands the new regulations on prescription drugs and driving which came into force last month. That’s according to a survey, conducted by DriverConnex, which has developed an easy to use app to help employees and […]

86% of fleets have experienced road accident in past 12 months
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86% of fleets have experienced road accident in past 12 months

86% of fleets have experienced road accident in past 12 months Many companies are not addressing road risk management to reduce the risk of incidents, in particular amongst drivers who repeatedly have accidents. So says the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ Drive & Survive division, which has found that a shocking 86% of fleets have experienced […]

Alistair Symons passed his Test first time.
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A Brief History of Speeding in the UK
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A Brief History of Speeding in the UK

Speeding turns 119 today, with the first recorded incident occurring in 1896. It’s an ever popular topic here at Gizmodo UK, with full-on comment wars breaking out in recent articles. To celebrate this anniversary of going too fast, we’ve taken a look at the history, the future, and some notable cases of crime-that-isn’t-quite-a-crime. 1.) It […]

KEEPING YOUR LICENCE
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KEEPING YOUR LICENCE

You’ve worked hard to get your new driving licence. The last thing you want to do now is lose it – but sadly it’s only too easy. As a new driver, your licence is probationary for two years. Collect just six penalty points (including any points carried over from your provisional licence) and you lose […]

Fleet managers warned about ‘disruptive’ passengers
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Fleet managers warned about ‘disruptive’ passengers

Fleet managers should be wary of the potential distraction passengers can cause drivers, after a recent survey showed many drivers find passengers ‘a disruptive and potentially dangerous influence’. A third of drivers have fallen out with a passenger while travelling and in 15% of instances, tensions have reached such a point that the driver opted […]

Over half of drivers support mandatory motorway driving tests
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Over half of drivers support mandatory motorway driving tests

The majority of motorists want a motorway driving test introduced for all drivers, both new and old, according to new research released as DfT figures show a rise in motorway fatalities. The survey of 1,350 motorists across Britain was conducted by short-term car lease company Flexed.co.uk and asked participants whether they believed that all drivers should have […]

The Honest Truth
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