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Driving lesson changes: learners may be forced to practice for a year under new proposals

The new proposals have been supported by more than a thousand drivers as a way to increase safety on UK roads. More than two-thirds of 2,000 drivers said they support the new IAMRoadSmart proposals. “Even the government’s own statistics show that one in five new drivers have an accident during their first year on the […]

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Durham driving instructors turn to food banks after being ‘denied financial assistance’

Driving instructors in County Durham have been ‘sidelined’ and left ‘destitute’ after being denied financial aid during the pandemic, it has been claimed. Sarah Gill, 33, who runs Durham-based Driver Skills North East, said Durham County Council failed to help instructors in the area after refusing them help. The local authority told the instructors they […]

Driving instructors

What happens when parents become the driving instructors on Long Island

WWhen the pandemic struck, it put a red light on the road driving lessons offered as part of the driving lessons, where typically three or four teenage students in a car took turns behind the wheel under the supervision of a professional instructor. . While the classroom portion of training is still offered virtually, the […]