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Avoid a fine this Christmas: 5 things drivers do which are actually illegal

Drivers will be aware of the obvious things that could land you with a fine if you’re doing them whilst behind the wheel, for example,using your mobile phone, driving whilst under the influence of alcohol and tailgating are some of the most common offences which motorists know are illegal. However, there are a few things …

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Who and where in Great Britain has the most penalty points?

In Great Britain, you could be issued with penalty points on your driving licence for reasons such as speeding, driving without insurance and reckless driving. Penalty points are there to penalise those who break the law, act as a deterrent against dangerous driving and keep us all safe on the roads. Repeat offenders with too …

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‘Hero’ dad drives son 470 miles to his driving test that’s then cancelled

A man has been hailed as an “amazing dad” for going to desperate lengths to help his son take his driving test. Paul Miller, from Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, set out to drive to Gairloch, a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands, a trip that’s 470 miles from his home. He was eager to see his …

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Dispelling The Top Five Biggest Myths & Concerns of Electric Car Ownership

There are estimated to be over half a million battery-electric cars on the roads in the UK, which isn’t including the 405,000 plug-in hybrids that are also registered. And with plans from the British government to stop the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, it’s likely we’ll see the number of electric …

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DVSA services – industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union

The following is a message from the DVSA: The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union has formally served notice that a programme of industrial action involving DVSA members will take place over a 6 week period from Tuesday 13 December 2022. For the latest information on when and how our services will be affected, please …

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DVSA: Marking Approved Driving Instructor Part 3 tests digitally

From yesterday (30 November) Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Part 3 tests will be marked digitally. The content of the Part 3 test will not change, just the way our examiners will record your pupils test, using tablets and the Driver Examiner Service (DES) app. The test results will be emailed to your pupils once their …

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