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How much does it cost to learn to drive? Driving lesson fees, the cost of a driving test and any extras that learners need to budget for

Learning to drive is not cheap Learning to drive is an important step for many people. It means independence and mobility and opens up opportunities for work and travel. But earning that freedom doesn’t come cheap, with the cost of lessons, testing, and the license itself. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the […]

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Milton Keynes loses one in seven driving instructors

The National Joint Council of Certified Driving Instructors has said the reasons for the more than 10% drop in the number of instructors in Britain can be traced back to the last recession. Figures from the Department for Transport and the Driver and Vehicles Standard Agency show there were 385 approved driving instructors in the […]

Driving instructors

Bradford loses one in six driving instructors

BRADFORD has lost one in six driving instructors over the past eight years, figures show. The National Joint Council of Certified Driving Instructors has said the reasons for the more than 10% decline in the number of instructors in Britain can be traced back to the last recession. Figures from the Department for Transport and […]

Driving instructors

How driving instructors are prioritizing safety during the pandemic

DRIVING instructors are facing huge loss of income following the disruption of services – despite the introduction of a range of Covid-19 safety measures. Driving lessons and tests were able to resume in July after a worrying period for the industry. It has been a turbulent time for many since then, but the threat of […]

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Driving instructors call for better working conditions during the pandemic

Driving instructors are forced to stand outside test centers without access to restrooms during driving tests, it has been claimed. A number of instructors took part in protests in Dublin and Sligo calling for better working conditions during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Unite union, driving instructors are barred from entering Road Safety Authority […]