Day: 28 September 2021

Learners earning ‘manual’ driving licences could fall due to electric cars

According to a recent survey from road safety charity IAM Roadsmart, as many as 61% of 17-24 year olds plan to apply for an automatic-only licence. With the incoming 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and a downturn in vehicles with a manual gearbox being sold, the days of traditional …

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New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

The government has announced further plans to help reduce the lorry driver shortage. These plans follow the recently announced vocational test changes which will create an extra 50,000 lorry tests every year. DVSA has already delivered 50% more tests than were available before the pandemic. Ministry of Defence driving examiners The Ministry of Defence (MoD) …

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