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DVSA update on masks after 19th of July

The DVSA have given a highly anticipated update on wearing masks during driving lessons and tests as the UK starts to emerge from lockdown on ...

Interactive map: UK’s deadliest rural roads revealed

71% of fatal accidents involving 17-24 year olds happen on rural roads New interactive map from the AA Charitable Trust reveals deadliest rural roads Poor ...

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Report: Nearly a fifth of UK drivers admit to driving over 100mph

According to a new survey, some 18% of UK drivers have admitted to exceeding 100mph. The road safety charity Brake polled 2,000 UK drivers on ...

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Am I still technically allowed to work during lockdown 2?

Today I received yet another message: “can we work?” I have to pause to remind myself as an educator, why people ask questions. It’s because ...

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Extraordinary Times…

We sit here, day 2 into ‘Lockdown 2’ and many like me start to ponder “what is going on with the world?” I don’t mean ...

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A sensible approach to risk assessing COVID-19 for Driving Instructors

COVID-19 risk assessment for driving instructors The latest figures June 21 show that 1 in 1,100 people have the virus. This is within England. This ...

We’re all doomed 😉 

Speculation or fact  There has been a lot of talk about the return to work for driving instructors. Much of it just speculation, dressed up ...

We are not all in the same boat!

Well 5 odd weeks into this lock down and I can see the strain for some starting to show. We see the way people are ...

Coronavirus, it’s not fair!

Never has my inbox or phone been busier. Busy with people contacting me for some clarity in the current situation. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how it ...

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Can I see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel?

Driving tests have been postponed for yesterday and today and theory tests for 4 weeks. Click here for up to date information from the DVSA. ...

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Why the coronavirus could be GOOD for driving instructors

We are all going to go mad if we keep looking at the negatives of this. I want to reassure driving instructors that, while things ...

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Coronavirus vs The Driving Instructor

Well, we are currently in an interesting time with the outbreak of the Coronavirus – or COVID-19 to give it the correct name. I am ...