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How to pass your driving license: the essential tips for success

A driver’s license gives you the freedom of the road. But, before you can set off as a fully qualified driver, there are two main steps to take. First you have to learn to drive, then you have to pass the driving test. The whole process can be daunting, time consuming and financially draining. Every […]

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Residence Forest Hill: fostering student success

“You Have the Drive” is an innovative program that has been launched by the University of Cape Town (UCT) Forest Hill Residence with the aim of helping students acquire their driver’s license by alleviating the associated costs and difficulties to navigate the permit application system. The scheme, which was instituted in 2021, is the brainchild […]

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Residence Forest Hill: fostering student success

“You Have the Drive” is an innovative program that has been launched by the University of Cape Town (UCT) Forest Hill Residence with the aim of helping students acquire their driver’s license by alleviating the associated costs and difficulties to navigate the permit application system. The scheme, which was instituted in 2021, is the brainchild […]

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Hands-on driving lessons for teens coming to Colorado Springs this weekend

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – This Saturday and Sunday, teenagers in Colorado Springs will have the opportunity to practice with professional drivers as part of “Ford Driving Skills for Life,” a partnership with Governors Highway Safety Association. “Through research, we’ve discovered that there are several areas where teens can improve in terms of driving, which […]

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Who to blame for dangerous coach driving on Bangladesh’s highways

Some of the injured, interviewed by bdnews24.com after the incident, instead blamed Arif, saying he was driving recklessly to make up for some lost hours when the coach suffered a mechanical breakdown at Savar in Dhaka. “We have installed GPRS technology in every coach we operate and inform our drivers each time of speed limits, […]

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I do not give up

Scarlett Moffatt has said she’s ‘not giving up’ as she explains how she failed her driving test 13 times. The Gogglebox star will host a new BBC show, called Scarlett’s Driving School, where she will provide support to fellow learners as they take a crash course from some of the UK’s top driving instructors. The […]

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Free course teaches teens essential defensive driving skills

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Car crashes are the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States, according to the CDC. This weekend, dozens of teens from across the country put their skills to the test in a free defensive driving course in Raleigh at the State Highway Patrol Training Center. What do […]

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Lamborghini’s Esperienza program has taken our driving to the next level – Robb Report

A car from Automobili Lamborghini means different things to different people, whether it’s a lifelong dream come true, a worthy rival to the House of Maranello, a wedge-shaped status symbol or a bold expression of one’s own self-confidence. But tearing up the uphill, off-camber first corner of Sonoma Raceway at around 145 mph in a […]

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I’m an Irish driving instructor and here’s how to avoid a simple mistake students make before the test

PASSING your driving test can be nerve-wracking – and no one wants to make a mistake before they’ve even started. An Irish driving instructor has shared a major mistake that many students make but is easily avoided. 2 An Irish driving instructor told students when they should book their final lesson1 credit 2 Students need […]

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Gas prices are forcing many to rethink driving and spending

KATY, Texas — Most Americans would happily pay the $4.29 for a gallon of regular gasoline that Buc-ee was charging this week on Interstate 10 between Houston and San Antonio, more than 50 cents below the national average . But with prices more than $1.50 a gallon higher than they were a year ago, even […]

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Adelaide driving instructor pleads not guilty to sexual assault

An Adelaide driving instructor has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault against at least five of his students. The court heard that Kenneth Campbell, 64, used his ‘position of power’ to allegedly assault several of his students over a period of seven years. Campbell pleaded not guilty to 11 charges of aggravated indecent assault between […]

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Driving law changes: Motorists will be fined £160 from today for getting lost on cycle lanes

The new rules will apply to the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN), with the new rules being developed to improve safety for cyclists in the capital. Under expanded enforcement powers, TfL and all London boroughs can start issuing fines from this week using existing CCTV cameras. Most motor vehicles are already prohibited from driving […]

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Adelaide driving instructor used ‘position of power’ to indecently assault students, court hears

A driving instructor who appeared to be a ‘friendly old man’ allegedly used his ‘position of power’ to indecently assault five of his students in seven years, a court has heard. Key points: Court heard five learner drivers were assaulted over seven years Kenneth Campbell, 64, pleaded not guilty to 11 counts of aggravated indecent […]

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Woman shares ‘awkward’ encounter with driving instructor

A young woman has claimed she got into a ‘very awkward’ situation with her driving instructor when he started texting her inappropriately – despite being married. Rachel McKinley claims to have received several text messages from her driving instructor. Sharing screenshots of some of them in a recent ICT TacRachel followed one of the latest […]

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Woman claims on TikTok that her driving instructor sent her strange messages

One of the posts hinted they had a ‘quick hit’ A 19-year-old woman from Aberdeen has gone viral on TikTok after sharing a series of inappropriate messages she allegedly received from her driving instructor before taking her driving test. Rachel shared several screenshots of texts from her instructor in the video, saying, “What my driving […]

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Southampton driving instructor, 75, retires after 48 years on the road

A SOUTHAMPTON driving instructor finally hangs up his keys after nearly half a century on the road. During his long career Ray Watts can boast of teaching professional athletes including former Saints player Bobby Stokes and Olympic gold medalist cyclist Danielle Rowe MBE. He first graduated as a driving instructor in late 1974, but after […]

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Woman disgusted by series of messages from her married driving instructor

A woman has claimed her driving instructor said inappropriate things to her – and says he even eventually asked her out. Rachel McKinley has gone viral on TikTok with her story of her lewd posts. “What my driving instructor told me,” she captioned the video. She then rattled off a list of texts from the […]

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Global Driving School Software Market 2022 Research Report Including Top Companies by 2028 – SimplyBook.me, TutorCruncher, SuperSaaS, Teachworks – Instant Interview

The recently published report entitled Global driving school software market from 2022 to 2028 by MarketandResearch.biz Coves Market overview which defines characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends. The report analyzes the global Driving School Software market in terms of market value and potential growth opportunities. The report thoroughly […]

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Fayetteville driving school fears gas prices will affect driver training

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WNCN) — Record gasoline prices are forcing many businesses to make adjustments, including driving schools. Zachary Wirt has a fleet of cars that are constantly on the road training people to drive, and soon he may have to take some of them off the road. The Fort Bragg soldier owns All American Drivers […]

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BRAKES driving program trains teens in Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, Mo. – The National Grid BRAKES Driving school for teenagers, a defensive driving program created for teenagers, stopped by Bridgeton on Saturday morning. The name of the school means “Be responsible and protect everyone”. Instructor Jeremy Birch started racing cars when he was nine years old. Now he teaches teenagers how to drive defensively. […]

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DWP benefit claimants are entitled to 40 hours of free driving lessons

The process of learning to drive can be time consuming and usually requires many lessons. As households across Scotland struggle to pay their bills due to the worsening cost of living crisis, many simply cannot afford to learn to drive. However, some recipients can obtain up to 40 hours of free lessons under the Mobility […]

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Benefit claimants can benefit from 40 hours of free driving lessons, saving them up to £1,550

Driving tests are expensive and prices are rising, but a motability program can help disabled drivers learn to drive without all the expense, as long as they claim the right benefits. Motability has a program to help you get behind the wheel ( Image: Getty Images) Learning to drive is a practical skill that many […]

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Lackawanna Co. Driving Schools Monitor Gas Prices

Gas prices continue to affect those who drive and those who learn to ride. DUNMORE, Pa. — For the past four decades, Gino Tempesta has taught driving lessons in Lackawanna County. It’s his job to keep his eyes on the pilot in training. Now it constantly checks the gas gauge and fuel cost when that […]

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Brampton driving instructor charged in sexual assault investigation: police – Toronto

A 49-year-old driving instructor from Brampton, Ont., has been charged in connection with a sexual assault investigation, police say. Peel Regional Police said in April 2022, a 17-year-old hired a driving instructor who operated from a Brampton location for “several lessons”. Police say the driving instructor allegedly sexually assaulted the teenager ‘during his lesson’. According […]

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Local Driving Instructor Steps Into ‘100 Deadliest Days’ | New

EUGENE, ORE. – As we head into the summer months, we are also heading into what is known as the most dangerous time of year for teenage drivers. Officials called the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “100 Deadliest Days.” AAA officials said teenage drivers are at higher risk of crashes because of […]

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Distracted driving in Arizona and elsewhere killed 3,140 people in 2020: report

ARIZONA – Distracted driving is a deadly problem in Arizona, as well as the rest of the country, with new estimates indicating that 3,142 people died and another 400,000 were injured in car crashes in 2020 because drivers couldn’t keep their eyes on the road. Unsurprisingly, the main culprits accused of distracting drivers are cellphones […]

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Teen Driver’s Course at Charlotte Motor Speedway Provides Must-Have Safety Tips | Motor sports

CONCORD – With parenthood come different levels of life where we accept what is happening. The first is when your two children are teenagers and it becomes increasingly difficult to get together for a family outing. Our two teenagers had no choice on Sunday for this important family outing when we took them to Charlotte […]

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Ms. Marvel clip shows Kamala getting ready for a driving lesson

Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan receives advice from her family for her driving lessons in a newly released clip from Disney+’s Ms Marvel series. Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan receives advice from her family for her driving lessons in a clip recently released by Disney+ Ms. Marvel series. Vellani stars as one of Marvel’s new young heroes […]

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A (bus) engine for school children

By temperament and training, Hal Barnes was the publicist par excellence: creative and competitive, diligent and award-winning. He defined himself by what he did. So former colleagues might raise an eyebrow or two at what the long-retired ad executive is now doing. The crusty curmudgeon, who admits he “never particularly liked kids”, now drives them […]

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Why being a driving instructor involves more mileage than you think

Clement Manyathela is joined by driving instructors to talk about what it’s like to be an instructor in South Africa and the challenges they face FILE: It’s up to the examiner to declare them ready to hit the road, what drivers do next is completely out of their control. Photo: michaeljung/123rf.com It’s no secret that […]

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Driving instructors earn £600 a week selling test bookings on the black market

Learner drivers now face a 10-month wait to take a driving test, with some instructors making up to £600 by booking slots in bulk and reselling them for a huge profit. A BBC report found some drivers had paid over £200 for their road test, double the standard fee. The report claims some operators use […]

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Drive tests bought in bulk are resold to learners for £200

Learner drivers are being charged £200 to buy a test drive – more than double the initial fee – from people who bought slots wholesale to sell for profit. The lockdown has seen driving tests cancelled, meaning there are now up to six months of waiting to book a test in some places. A woman […]

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South Essex driving instructor on a long wait for DVSA testing

A South Essex driving instructor has called for more examiners as he and his colleagues are losing income due to long waits for tests. Kevin De’cort, managing director of System Driving School at Rayleigh, said it was “a strange time” as students have to pre-plan their driving tests as soon as they have completed their […]

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Student, 19, harassed by obsessed driving instructor, 52

He paid dark web hackers to access his social media accounts and created a creepy TikTok account dedicated to him A teenager left ‘petrified’ by her driving instructor who turned into a stalker – paying dark web hackers to access her social media accounts – says she’s glad her bully hasn’t been jailed because he […]

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Army vet finds new driving school bus for John Hardin High | Local News

Bus driver Ronnie Brown and his bus supervisor Melody Langley were excited for the last day of school. With several pizzas and drinks, the two would surprise their John Hardin High School students on Thursday as they finished their school year on the #0707 bus. As the students walk, Brown smiles and talks to the […]

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Student, 19, harassed by 52-year-old driving instructor, says she’s ‘happy’ he’s not behind bars

A teenage girl left ‘petrified’ after her driving instructor became obsessed and created a TikTok account dedicated to her, says she’s ‘happy’ he hasn’t been jailed as he can now access the help he needs. Graham Mansie, 52, from Beckenham, was given a suspended sentence earlier this month for harassing his former student Maisie Relph, […]

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Brampton driving school owner charged with sexual assault: police – Toronto

A 66-year-old man has been charged in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Brampton, police say. In a news release on Friday, Peel Regional Police said on October 31, 2021, the suspect and a 52-year-old woman met through a business. “He was assisting her with a private matter at her workplace where he sexually […]

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I am a driving expert and motorists should remember these tips when driving in hot weather

DESPITE the bad weather we had last week, summer is almost here. With summer being such an exciting and busy time for many, it is important that safety remains a priority. 2 Some Things Can Make Hot Weather Driving EasierCredit: Getty Seb Goldin, CEO of RED driving school shares his tips for driving in hot […]

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“I completely disagree with his approach” – Ashley Neal, YouTube riding instructor, on CyclingMikey

Footballer turned driving instructor Ashley Neal says he “wholeheartedly” disagrees with fellow YouTuber CyclingMikey’s approach to trying to make the roads safer, saying that by confronting drivers who break the law , it actually creates many incidents of road rage. Neal, who runs a driving range in Liverpool, visited Regents Park in London and the […]

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Driving school seeks exemption from instructor qualification requirements

A truck driving school is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to exempt its instructors from a regulation that requires them to have at least two years of experience driving a commercial vehicle. In a to remark which is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, May 25, based in Greer, […]

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I Was A Driving Instructor For Eight Years…I Was An Agony Aunt And Had To Deal With Drunk, Aggy And Sweaty Students

IF YOU have a driver’s license, you’ll probably remember your driving instructor and what it was like to learn to drive. You might think being a driving instructor is a pretty simple job, but it turns out there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about. 2 Katie Austin has […]

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Driving instructor who was ‘in love’ with Yorkshire student paid fraudsters to hack her social media

‘Besotted’ Graham Mansie, stalked his victim over a four month period between July and October last year. He also invited her out for a drink, showered her with unwanted gifts and even walked the halls of her college in York. He found her and her roommates on WhatsApp pretending to be a male freshman. He […]

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Raleigh man faces DWI charge after shipwreck while driving school bus, police say

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) — A Wake County school bus driver who had been drinking alcohol was arrested Friday morning after hitting a pedestrian while riding a school bus, officials said. The incident happened around 10:40 a.m. at the intersection of Bellwood Drive and Cameron Street, which is near Broughton High School and the Village District, […]

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Investigation into commercial driving school operators leads to fraud charges

Content of the article The Ontario Provincial Police, in conjunction with the Sûreté du Québec, have laid fraud charges against several individuals following a two-year investigation into commercial driving school operators. Content of the article In March 2019, the Sûreté du Québec reported suspicions of commercial vehicle registration fraud to the Ontario Provincial Police, which […]

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Ontario Provincial Police lay charges against commercial driving school operators

Investigators say road safety has been ‘significantly affected’ by fraudulent actions ORILLIA, ON — Following a two-year investigation, the Ontario Provincial Police have laid multiple fraud charges against several commercial driving school operators. The investigation focused on fraudulent licensing activities that circumvented Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Colleges and Universities processes. An announcement from […]

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Bromley driving instructor who created dedicated TikTok for students avoids jail for harassment

A driving instructor who became obsessed with his teenage student and created a TikTok account dedicated to her has been given a suspended sentence after launching a sustained campaign of harassment. Graham Mansie, 52, also lost hundreds of pounds trying to pay dark web scammers to hack a 17-year-old’s social media accounts and see what […]

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I’m an Irish driving instructor, here’s why people fail their exams – sometimes it’s just bad luck

An Irish driving instructor has revealed the most common reasons why people can fail their driving test. Wexford instructor Dane Tyghe said the reasons vary from learners not being fully prepared for small mistakes like running a stop sign which can cause you to fail your test. 2 Wexford instructor Dane Tyghe shared the reasons […]

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Almost missed day 770: ‘Amazing’ driving instructor passes learner towards oncoming cyclist

Saturday morning was glorious for biking: blue skies, barely a cloud in the sky, warm (but not too hot), a gentle breeze…of course, unless you were riding happily when an instructor driving school (no, really) passed a learner driver at a zebra crossing, narrowly returning to the right side of the road in time. That’s […]

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Overturning Driver’s License Inequality – One Student or Police Check at a Time

A powder blue Toyota rolls out of the school gates and blends into the teeming traffic of a busy Lower Hutt road. Taita College Student Jacinta Po Ching​ learned to navigate traffic in the school car. When she gets her license, she will be able to commute to her part-time job in retail, to and […]

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Driving schools hit hard by rising gas prices in NH

NOW UP TO 4-39 A GALLON. THESE COSTS… ARE INCREASED FOR DRIVING SCHOOLS. GRANITE STATERS ARE FEELING THE IMPACTS OF YET ANOTHER RECORD HIGH IN GASOLINE PRICES…AND IT’S HAVING DRIVING SCHOOLS PARTICULARLY HARD. JON BENSON OWNS BENSON DRIVING SCHOOL. IT HAS 29 CARS ON THE ROAD…RESULTING IN A HUGE GAS BILL…SHE SAYS HAS RISEN BY […]

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Exclusive: In the Facebook groups where driving instructors make a lot of money

Learner drivers can take the fast lane, but it comes at a price Driving instructors use the system and charge students hundreds of pounds for fast-track tests, while huge waiting lists make it almost impossible for other learners to find a date. At the end of last year, more than half a million aspiring drivers […]

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High Wycombe driving instructors are ‘brimming with ideas’ to save the town’s testing centre, MP says

Driving instructors are ‘ready and brimming with ideas and enthusiasm’ to help save High Wycombe’s driving test centre, MP Steve Baker said today – as he raised the issue at the House of Commons. Mr Baker praised Transport Secretary Grant Shapps for ‘really grasping the problem’ of saving the city’s testing centre, which is due […]

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High Wycombe driving test center to close as DVSA announcement sparks anger

The closure of a driving test center has sparked outcry in a town in Buckinghamshire. The move has left learner drivers anxious and instructors furious as they are forced to travel more than 18 miles to the nearest centre. The Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency has confirmed that it will close the High Wycombe center […]

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‘Dorky’ driving instructor, 52, created dedicated TikTok account for 17-year-old student

A middle-aged driving instructor obsessed with his teenage student created a TikTok account dedicated to him and attempted to pay dark web hackers to access his social media accounts. Graham Mansie, 52, ‘became smitten’ with the 17-year-old between July and October 2021 while teaching her to drive in Bromley, south-east London. He invited her out […]

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“My Heart Just Sank” – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — When a Sacramento driving school closed without warning or refunds, parents called Kurtis to investigate. Tanya Holland was one such parent. Last December, she paid A1 Driving School $500 for three two-hour driving lessons for her son, a state requirement for any new driver. He had his first lesson in January, but […]

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Florida trucking company opens driving school in Omaha

The president of the Nebraska Trucking Association said that over the next decade the need for professional truck drivers will skyrocket to 150,000 vacancies. That’s why Kent Grisham said the opening of the Roadmaster driving school comes at the right time. of high-end student trucking equipment, this will be a great opportunity for many students […]

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Car windows smashed in Fife leaving £700 driving instructor in pocket

Car windows smashed in Fife leaving £700 driving instructor in pocket Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of […]

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Driving lessons could take place without an instructor – a new vehicle patent is published

The American car giant General Motors has filed a patent for a car capable of learning to drive. The move would allow learners to jump into a vehicle without an instructor and receive training on public roads. In the dossier, the description of the technology indicates that the autonomous vehicle will constantly interpret the world […]

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Burns Lake Driving School opens service to all residents – Burns Lake Lakes District News

The Six Nations Driving School in Burns Lake will open its services for purchase to all residents beginning July 1. The school was previously run exclusively on grants to provide subsidized training for native residents. “We have seen a very strong demand for driving school services in the region. We frequently receive inquiries about whether […]

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What really drives Jimmy McGill to Break Bad and become Saul Goodman in Better Call Saul?

the breaking Bad The universe is an anomaly in pop culture: it’s so good that even its spinoffs and sequels stand up to the original. For starters, the storytelling holds up in all of the works. Creator Vince Gilligan lives and breathes the “…and so on” style of screenwriting that sticks to a timeline in […]

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A driving instructor risks his life on a trip to rescue his girlfriend from a war zone in Ukraine

A British driving instructor has finally found his girlfriend – a month after he risked his own life on a 3,400 mile journey to save her in Ukraine. Mike Farrell, 60, made the trip to help Svetlana Yanyk, 45, her son, Illia, 12, and daughter, Sofia, 11, escape the war-ravaged country. He drove thousands of […]

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As death toll rises, program aims to teach teens defensive driving to save lives

RALEIGH NC (WNCN) — The number of teenagers killed on North Carolina’s roads increased in 2020 and remained high in 2021. With prom season in full swing and summer fast approaching, experts like Highway Patrol Trooper and defensive driving instructor Michael Baker say it’s crucial to make sure teenagers are prepared for the dangers they […]

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I’m Britain’s most POPULAR driving instructor and have taught millions…I do it all from my computer

A DRIVING instructor who has successfully taught millions of people is doing it all from the comfort of his home. Pin Binning, 40, from Wolverhampton, has racked up more than a million TikTok subscribers with his advice for learners starting out on YouTube. 4 Pin Binning has become a viral social media sensation with his […]

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Meet the Wolverhampton driving instructor who has racked up a million TikTok followers

Pin started the DGN driving school. Photo: Pin Binning Now, a driving instructor-turned-entrepreneur has plenty to cheer about after hitting one million followers on TikTok. Pin Binning, who lives in Wolverhampton, started working as a driving instructor aged 27 and started his own business in 2014 – DGN Driving School. This quickly became a success, […]

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Trailer driving lessons recall all that is beautiful in Alaska

Jan Newman, Alli Harvey and Tom Newman are pictured with the Newmans’ trailer hanging from Alli’s rig. The trailer was graciously loaned out for afternoon lessons and returned intact to Lazy Mountain. (Photo courtesy of Bill Mohrwinkle) I’m preparing to head to Lower 48 to pick up a custom Airstream trailer to use as my […]

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South Shields driving test center is now closed – but instructors vow to keep fighting

“It is not finished”. That’s the message from South Tyneside driving instructors who are determined to keep fighting after their local driving test center closes. Despite strong local opposition, Friday marked the last day of operation for the practice center at Bede Industrial Estate. When the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced plans to […]

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Driving schools in Malaysia are facing a large backlog of students due to previous MCOs and current Covid SOPs

According to a report by malaysian mail. Meanwhile, driving lessons were halted and only essential service industries were allowed to operate. Driving schools were finally allowed to operate from June 2020, but a second and third MCO, along with a Full Movement Control Order (FMCO) in 2021 halted operations for another extended period. “It’s the […]

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Bill to change OK student conduct procedures fails in Senate committee

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Hope Shaffer Acta House bill regarding student conduct in Oklahoma, failed Monday in a Senate committee meeting. Hope Shaffer was 15 when she was killed in a car accident in January 2020. Shaffer was in the back seat of a student vehicle when another driver terminated the car, killing her. […]

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Association of Driving Schools urges restoration of NTSA portal as requests pile up » Capital News

MOMBASA, Kenya, April 3 – The Kenya Driving School Associations (KDSA) has requested the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) to open the online portal for users to access and answer their questions. The services that have been discontinued by the NTSA are; accreditation of driving schools, renewal of driving school permits, accreditation of driving […]

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When will the driving test backlog be eliminated in the UK?

The Covid pandemic has caused a huge range of problems for people in the UK, one of them being the impact on driving instructors and learners. This has resulted in a huge backlog of people trying to book lessons first then try to book a practice test. Learners struggled to test bookshave spent more money, […]

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Instructors warn that Hampshire’s driving test backlog is ‘potentially dangerous’ for learners keen to pass

Learner drivers in Hampshire are growing frustrated with the wait time to book a driving test as backlogs pile up across the county. This led to many premature organizational tests, with instructors unable to prevent their students from booking a time slot before they were fully prepared. According to recent research by Jam, Hampshire has […]

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DVSA lifts Covid rules for people taking driving tests in Wales

The DVSA has lifted the Covid rules and regulations that were in place for people taking driving tests in Wales during the pandemic. While thousands of driving tests in Wales were canceled or postponed at the height of the pandemic, testing has been taking place again for several months now – albeit with strict Covid-19 […]

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Driving schools in the Toledo region online

As more and more people get their driver’s license online, they face a shortage of instructors willing to get them out on the road. TOLEDO, Ohio – You may remember that anticipation of waiting to get your driver’s license. There were lessons, followed by time behind the wheel with a driving instructor. But now, technology […]

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DVSA driving test cancellations and how to change your test date

Being able to drive has many advantages – you can get from A to B whenever you want, without waiting for public transport, and you don’t have to rely on your parents or friends to get you around in a taxi. It’s easy to see why many people are eager to pass their driving tests, […]

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Rio Rancho driving school owner suspended

The owner of the Old School of Driving in Rio Rancho has been suspended for six months after a hearing found he violated state laws and driver training regulations. The New Mexico Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Division held a hearing Jan. 19, following an investigation stemming from complaints from students and parents who used […]

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Driving instructors are the bravest souls and deserve their own day | Alun Newman

Did you “succeed” the first time? Your reaction at this point will speak volumes about the world of hierarchy, leadership skills, and judgment. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise First time or fifth time – it really doesn’t matter. Photo: Adobe Stock If you drive, at some point in your life, […]

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Spring Break 2021 Deaths Show Real Consequences of Drunk Driving | News

AUSTIN — The stories behind the data show the real consequences of drunk driving on spring break. This is why TxDOT uses its Drive Sober. No regrets. campaign to share with students the real-life experiences of those affected by drunk driving crashes across Texas. A person in Texas dies every eight hours and 31 minutes […]

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Full speed ahead as Whitchurch driving test protest hits city roads

Driving instructors and supporters protesting in Whitchurch Around 20 driving instructors and 13 other cars staged a convoy through the city center on Wednesday, setting off from Sainsbury’s in London Road and passing through the current Lodge Paul Moss test centre. Veteran driving instructor Ron Ingall, who has been teaching learners for 47 years, said […]

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Council intervention could keep driving tests at Whitchurch despite site closure

Ron Ingall has been teaching learner drivers at Whitchurch for decades Council members have offered the use of the civic center to bosses of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), with the current base of Lodge Paul Moss due to close on Sunday April 10. They invited representatives to visit the civic center and […]

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Driving school instructors say online booking system is a scam

Protesters called on the government to scrap the NaTIS online booking system and reinstate the manual walk-in system. FILE: Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula was at the center and has visited several other centers in Gauteng to address the issue, but it remains unresolved. Photo: @MbalulaFikile/Twitter JOHANNESBURG — Driving school instructors protested again Monday at the […]

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Driving instructor Kingson Jean’s traffic case dismissed

Driving school instructor Kingson Jean says he feels vindicated after traffic charges against him in December 2020 were thrown out of court today. The police detained Jean and two other driving instructors; they were found blocking traffic on the double car along the Choc Highway on the morning of December 1, 2020. Speculation swirled that […]

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More women driving trucks amid labor shortages and supply chain issues

Of more than 3 million truck drivers in the United States, the Women in Trucking Association reports that only 10% are women. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Getting goods from point A to point B has become increasingly difficult in recent years with driver shortages, the pandemic and supply chain congestion. The owners of a driving […]

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Driving instructors speak out as student tests are canceled at the last minute

Learner drivers are having their tests canceled ‘at the last minute’ and without warning, according to some driving instructors in Blackburn and Darwen. A number of instructors have spoken out after three examiners allegedly left students standing on the day of their tests. The situation was further exacerbated by claims that students were being told […]

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DVSA is making big changes to driving tests starting Monday, March 7

The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced changes to practical and theoretical driving tests in Wales. In an email update to people who have booked test drives in the coming weeks, the Agency confirmed that it will be lifting many of the restrictions it introduced during the pandemic on Monday March 7, under […]

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Scarlett Moffatt to host Teesside driving school for new BBC show after failing test 13 times

Scarlett Moffatt is set to put her 13 failures behind her as she leads BBC One’s new series Scarlett’s Driving School. The show will follow the former Gogglebox star as she helps those who struggle with driving like her. It will focus on helping those who missed classes during the pandemic and had to rely […]

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A crane leads the funeral procession of popular Carronshore driving instructor Mary Reid

A motorcade headed by a Horizon crane and followed by a long line of driving school cars headed for Falkirk Crematorium for the 69-year-old’s funeral. For 18 years, she and her husband Brian led Reid’s driver training, helping novice drivers gain enough confidence, skills and knowledge to pass their exam and hit the road. The […]

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Driving school launches electric car lessons

A a large driving course company has started teaching electric car learners. AA Driving School said London, Liverpool and Cardiff are among the first places learners are taking lessons in vehicles. Electric car driving lessons follow the same format as those for conventionally fueled automatic vehicles, meaning they won’t learn how to shift gears. We […]

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Gist expands its Driving Academy: now open to future truck drivers without previous experience

Gist is expanding its Driving Academy to train and screen future truck drivers with no previous experience to help increase driver numbers. Gist’s approved in-house instructors and dedicated examiners will support applicants with a program that could see them earn their Class C or C+E license in seven to 14 days. […]

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Scarlett Moffatt to lead new show reminiscent of BBC’s hit 1997 driving school

Careful Maureen! Scarlett Moffatt to lead a new show inspired by the hit BBC driving school in 1997 – after failing her own driving test 13 times By Owen Tonks for Mailonline Published: 7:08 p.m. EDT, March 2, 2022 | Update: 7:12 p.m. EDT, March 2, 2022 It was the show that made Maureen Rees […]

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Footballer turned driving instructor Ashley Neal divides opinion with use of horn in overtaking video

Footballer turned driving instructor Ashley Neal has divided opinion online after posting a video in which he honks at two cyclists while passing them. Neal, the son of European Cup-winning full-back Phil Neal, regularly posts videos on his website and YouTube channel, which has over 98,000 subscribers, recounting his experiences as a driver and instructor […]

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DVSA announces driving test change as pandemic restrictions ease

The DVSA has announced a change to driving tests as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease across the country. The government agency previously blocked driving instructors or other drivers from taking part in driving tests to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The rules came into force in April 2020 to prevent the unnecessary spread of […]

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Met police officer found not guilty of causing death by reckless driving, following IOPC investigation

After being cleared by a jury, a Metropolitan Police officer was found not guilty of causing death by reckless driving. The trial of PC Daniel Bowen, 29, based at Stratford Police Station, follows an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) into the circumstances of a road traffic incident in East Ham in […]

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A convoy of driving instructors protests against DVSA plans to close South Shields testing center

Driving instructors from across the North East came out to protest the closure of a busy driving test center in South Shields. A convoy of around 40 cars arrived outside the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) practice center on Bedesway, Bede Industrial Estate, just after 10am this morning (Monday) – after launching a ‘slow […]

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Driving school issues plea after being abused by motorists

A driving school in Mansfield has hit back at the abuse they face as driving instructors and reminded motorists that they were once in the position of learner. Let’s Drive Mansfield posted on Facebook about the abuse they receive from other motorists. The message begins with “Fancy a day in the life of a driving […]

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Bespoke Partners launches 3 dedicated executive search firms

Recruiting high-impact leaders for PE-backed software companies who can execute portfolio company value creation plans with immediate impact is a big business for one of the nation’s leading search boutiques. February 24, 2022 – San Diego, CA-based executive search firm Tailor-made partners launched three new dedicated executive search practices to accelerate the recruitment of high-impact […]

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50-car drive-by protest planned in response to closure of South Shields driving test center

Frustrated driving instructors stage a second protest in South Shields to highlight the impact of the closure of their local driving test centre, hoping to catalyze a U-turn by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) . The DVSA plans to close the South Shields driving test center on April 10, along with a number […]

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DVLA slammed by ex-driving instructor left without a license for 12 months

A retired driving instructor has slammed the DVLA for waiting 13 months to get his licence, it has been reported. John Swindail broke his legs, ribs, back and nose in an accident in 2011. He was forced to retire from his job as a driving instructor after the accident but has been waiting for his […]

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Truck driving program created by Moraine Park, Kreilkamp

article Moraine Park Technical College and Kreilkamp Trucking in Allenton have joined forces to create the Wisconsin Regional Truck Driving Academy – a career opportunity to help address labor shortages. “We want to provide people with opportunities because right now there are more loads available than there are truck drivers, so while this directly benefits […]

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Masks are still in place for driving instructors, but students can ditch them for lessons

Covid restrictions may have been lifted but if you’re taking a driving lesson don’t be surprised to see a masked instructor. While other professions are giving their respective workforces the green light to rip off their face masks, driving instructors are still being asked to keep theirs on. Pupils taking lessons won’t be forced to […]

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Port Huron Northern High School students encourage safe driving

A Port Huron Northern High School student wearing thick glasses threw a bag of beans at a corn-hole board in the school cafeteria on Thursday, missing him from afar. The students noticed how difficult it was to hit the board with the glasses, which simulated the visual impairment of being drunk. Other students tangled up […]

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Driving instructors apply for license extensions

Driving instructors whose licenses will soon expire will be forgotten, along with their learner drivers, if the Road Safety Authority does not grant them an extension. They are asking for temporary extensions of licenses that are about to expire, because there is a three-month waiting period for the control tests, which instructors must pass to […]

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The exact date when the driving test backlog will finally be cleared

The backlog of driving tests caused by the coronavirus, a rapid decline in driving instructors and baby boomers around 17 years ago is not expected to clear up until January 2024, according to a new report from learner drivers insurers, Jam. Some learner drivers face a five-month wait for a test due to the backlog, […]

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Golf club professional charged with impaired driving in fatal London hit-and-run

Content of the article A golf professional from a London-area club is facing charges of impaired driving causing death in an alleged hit-and-run accident that killed a man in north-west London. Content of the article Rescuers called to Oxford Street West near Laurel Street around 11pm on Tuesday found a seriously injured pedestrian who later […]

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KIA AMERICA RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF BRAKES TEEN PRO-ACTIVE DRIVING SCHOOL | 2022-02-10 | Press Releases

IRVINE, Calif., February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kia America and BRAKES (Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe) today announced their renewed partnership and continued commitment to reducing injuries and saving lives by providing teens and their parents with the tools they need to drive responsibly. Founded in 2008, BRAKES combines classroom instruction with hands-on defensive […]

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Driving instructors have a say in the rules of the road – ‘a recipe for disaster’ or ‘no big deal’?; Should the helmet be compulsory? ; Pidcock heading for 2023?; Bernal’s ‘second chance’ and more on the live blog

It seems like everyone has had a say in recent traffic updates over the past month (and when I say everyone, I mean every right-wing columnist who works for a national newspaper ). But what about the opinion of driving instructors, those responsible for shaping the habits and behaviors of the next generation of motorists? […]

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Driving instructors blast new traffic laws as ‘recipe for disaster’ with new cycling rules causing ‘chaos’

DRIVING instructors have slammed the new traffic laws – calling it a ‘recipe for disaster’. The new set of rules considers road users who can do the most harm, with their vehicle bearing the greatest responsibility in a bid to reduce the danger to others. 2 Driving instructors say new cycling rules will cause chaosCredit: […]

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Court returns driving school rules to Parliament

Industry Court returns driving school rules to Parliament Monday 07 February 2022 By SAM KIPLAGATMore from this author Summary Justice Anthony Mrima ruled that a crucial step in crafting subsidiary legislation had not been properly undertaken, subjecting the validity of the rules to serious constitutional and legality tests. Judge Mrima, however, found that although the […]

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Driving instructors in North Wales have their say on new rules of the road

Driving instructors reacted to the new rules of the highway code which came into force on January 29. Instructors from across North Wales shared their views on the changes affecting all road users, including motorists, cyclists, pedestrians and equestrians. The new rules mean that road users who are likely to cause the most damage – […]

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Changes to driving tests include tougher penalties for those who fail

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency is proposing changes to driving tests aimed at reducing the number of people who attempt the test when they are not ready. One of these changes will force people to wait 28 working days before they can book another driving test after failing, instead of the current 10 working […]

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Wee: No plan to punish driving schools for student offenses

PETALING JAYA: Driving schools will not be forced to close and their instructors will not be penalized for accidents or traffic offenses involving their former students, said Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (Photo). He noted that the call to cancel driving school licenses and revoke instructor certificates was the personal opinion of the Director […]

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Driving school license revocation not MoT policy, says Wee

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (The Edge filepix) –A +A KUALA LUMPUR (February 3): Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said the withdrawal of instructor certification and revocation of licenses from driving institutes (MIs) where many former students have been involved in accidents of the road were not Ministry of […]

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Dr Wee: The Department for Transport does not intend to punish driving schools for traffic violations committed by former students

PETALING JAYA: There are no plans to revoke or cancel the licenses of driving schools and their instructors whose former students are involved in traffic accidents, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong . “The Department of Transport would like to point out that (any) action to cancel driving school licenses and revoke […]

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‘Incredible demand’ causes driving instructor crisis in Cornwall

Driving instructors in Cornwall are facing an unprecedented backlog due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike other forms of education, learning to drive couldn’t easily be transferred to Zoom or adapted to meet social distancing measures. As a result, there was an eight-month period where no lessons could take place, followed by further periods of uncertainty […]

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Furious driving instructors slam decision to close main Southampton test center

Forest Hills driving test center in Southampton is due to close in April 2022 DRIVING instructors have criticized the decision to close Southampton’s main testing centre. The DVSA is set to close the Forest Hills Driver Examination Center at Forest Hills Drive on April 10. After April 10, students will need to take their test […]

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I am a driving instructor and there is a simple mistake that will make you FAIL your exam and it has nothing to do with skills

A DRIVING instructor has revealed the simple mistake that could cause you to FAIL your exam – and it has nothing to do with driving skills. Noel Gaughan told learners to make sure their cars are clean and tidy or they might be disappointed. 2 Noel Gaughan spoke to Good Morning Britain todayCredit: ITV GMB […]

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Girl, 17, is left in ‘floods of tears’ after failing her driving test BEFORE it started

Driving examiners have been criticized for failing learner drivers before they even start their tests because their cars are deemed too dirty. A 17-year-old was ‘distraught’ when her examiner dropped her for having tiny rubber deposits on the carpet under the passenger seat of her instructor’s car. She had been waiting for months for the […]

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Furious driving instructors stage protest against closure of South Shields test center

Driving instructors staged a protest in South Shields on Thursday against the closure of their local driving test centre, hoping their actions will help overturn the decision. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) plans to close the South Shields driving test center on April 10, along with a number of other test centers across […]

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Watch driving instructors hit the road in a convoy in protest against plans to close the South Tyneside Test Center

And driving instructors have united to show their anger at the move, leading a protest convoy from the threatened test center to South Shields Town Hall to publicize the proposals. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Read more Read more Call to force the sale of empty stores in South Shields […]