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EXCLUSIVE: DVSA responds to DIA concerns on safeguarding sanctions announcement

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In response to widespread concern within the ADI community in reaction to the announcement last weekend of new sanctions for ADIs found to be engaged in sexually inappropriate relationship, (or found guilty of other serious safeguarding breaches), DIA has urged … Continue reading

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NASP respond to DVSA Safeguarding statement

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Following a release by DVSA regarding the agency stepping up safeguards to protect learner drivers, NASP have released the following response; “Each member of NASP – ADI NJC, DIA and MSA GB have issued their own response to the DVSA … Continue reading

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DIA challenges DVSA single track tack on safeguarding issues

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The Driving Instructors Association has expressed concern at DVSA’s handling of the communication of a new policy focused on safeguarding in the sector – and is furthermore challenging the agency on whether an enforcement only approach, predominantly focused on one … Continue reading

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Bus drivers the safest on the road, says survey

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A recent survey by Continental Tyres has revealed which drivers on the road are seen as the safest, most considerate and least annoying. It’s found that motorists, cyclists and pedestrians all believe bus drivers to be the safest drivers on … Continue reading

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Prime Minister calls for Department for Transport to look into graduated licensing systems

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Prime Minister Theresa May has called for the Department of Transport to look into introducing graduated driving licences (GDLs) for young drivers in a bid to tackle high accident rates among 17-24 year olds. The announcement comes after Jenny Chapman, … Continue reading

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Brake comments on increase in drink-driving crashes in 2016

News from Brake Tuesday, 13 February 2018 news@brake.co.uk   The Department for Transport has published provisional estimates [1] on personal injury drink drive crashes in Great Britain for 2016 [2]. These show a statistically significant rise in all key crash … Continue reading

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Garston and Halewood MP wins national road safety award

News from Brake Tuesday, 13 February 2018 news@brake.co.uk   Garston and Halewood MP wins national road safety award   Maria Eagle, MP for Garston and Halewood, has today been awarded a parliamentarian road safety award by charity Brake and Direct … Continue reading

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Drink-driving deaths rise by 20 per cent – the biggest increase since 2000

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Department for Transport statistics suggest that the number of people killed in drink-driving incidents on Britain’s roads is on the rise. The latest figures show that around 240 motorists were killed in incidents involving motorists over the legal alcohol limit … Continue reading

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Brake comments on news that the Government will look into Graduated Driver Licensing in the UK

News from Brake Thursday, 8 February 2018 news@brake.co.uk   The Prime Minister has stated that she will ask the Department for Transport to look into the issue of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) in the UK, in response to a question … Continue reading

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UK motorists spent on average 31 hours of 2017 stuck in traffic

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How long did you spend stuck in traffic jams in 2017? Official figures released by traffic information supplier, Inrix, reveal motorists spent over an entire day stuck in gridlock in 2017, at a cost of £1,168. The time and cost … Continue reading

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