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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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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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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 […]

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Driving instructors torn over DVSA plan to make learners wait longer for new test

DRIVING instructors in Worcester are torn between a new DVSA policy that would require learners to wait 28 days to book a test after failing. The recent change is said to be aimed at encouraging learner drivers to ‘think twice’ before attempting the test unprepared. Gary Gough, owner of Worcester-based driving school No Gears No […]

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Driving instructors slammed for charging learners up to £300 for last minute test slots

A driving instructor has been criticized for advertising last-minute driving test slots of up to five times the price for desperate learner drivers looking to avoid six-month long queues. Steve Cogan says he’s “just trying to do good” when he announces test dates given to him by an anonymous reviewer, which is currently being investigated […]

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Solihull driving instructor posts jaw-dropping video of horror crash that left him injured

This is the terrifying moment when a car crashes into a driving instructor’s vehicle, seriously injuring him. John Watts was incapacitated by the horrific collision and will not be able to work for at least eight weeks. The 64-year-old from Smith’s Wood, who runs his own business, will not be able to earn any money […]

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Driving instructor slammed for selling last-minute exam slots at five times the price

Driving instructor Steve Cogan has been branded ‘selfish’ for advertising last-minute driving test slots at hugely inflated prices – but says he’s just the middleman Steve Cogan said he’s “only trying to do good” ( Image: Kennedy News/Steve Cogan/Facebook) A driving instructor has come under fire after announcing last-minute test slots of up to five […]

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KATE OSBORNE: Call for U-turn on plans to close driving test center

“The DVSA has already contacted driving instructors to confirm that the driving test center at the Bede Industrial Estate in Jarrow will close in April.” Approaching the end of last year, I was stunned when the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced that it was considering closing the Driving Test Center on the Bede […]

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Woman traveled 500 miles to pass UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test and failed

Constance Kampfner drove 500 miles from London to the Isle of Mull in search of the UK’s easiest driving test – but sadly failed again Constance wanted to give herself every chance of passing her exam ( Image: PA) Whether you passed on your first try or you’re one of the unlucky ones who tried […]

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The fight to save Tameside’s only driving test center

The proposed closure of the only driving test center in Tameside has caused ‘tremendous anxiety’ for driving instructors and local pupils, borough MPs have said. Jonathan Reynolds, Angela Rayner and Andrew Gwynne have written a joint letter to the DVSA opposing plans to close the Hyde center in April. It comes after driving instructor Jim […]

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I drove 500 miles to pass the UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test

A WOMAN traveled over 500 miles to pass her driving test at the UK’s easiest test center – but she STILL failed. Constance Kampfner was left breathless after failing her first driving test – hatching a plan to ensure she would pass the next test. 4 Constance Kampfner drove 537 miles from London to Mull […]

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I drove 500 miles to pass the UK’s ‘easiest’ driving test on Mull but still failed

A WOMAN traveled over 500 miles to pass her driving test at the UK’s easiest test center – but still failed. Constance Kampfner made her way from London to the Isle of Mull in the Inner Hebrides. 2 Constance Kampfner drove 537 miles from London to Mull to pass her driving testCredit: Alamy 2 Mull […]

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Northern Ont. Driving instructor says shortening Driver G test could be dangerous

“When something is important like this, can you do it quickly?” asks Sault Ste. Mary Lewis of Mary SAULT STE. MARIE – An employee of our driving school in Sault Ste. Marie says staff there were shocked to learn that Ontario is temporarily modifying the G-grade route in an effort to ease a backlog caused […]

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Guelph driving instructors concerned about Ontario’s modified road test

Ontario Temporarily Removing Elements of Level G On-Road Exam to Allow for More Exams to be Booked and Run Local driving instructors are worried about the dangers ahead with new changes to the G-level road test. Earlier this week, the province announced that to help reduce the backlog caused by COVID-19 restrictions and closures, it […]

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Changes to entry-level commercial driving come into effect in February

QUINCY (WGEM) – The days of your parents or grandparents learning to drive a big tractor-trailer will soon be over. There is a new rule starting February 7 that will standardize the process for obtaining their commercial driver’s license. The rule would require a 4-6 week formal training program in a classroom setting with a […]

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The Whitchurch Driving Test Center will close, leaving learners a 14-mile journey for testing

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency said it was closing the center at Lodge Paul Moss because there are “other centers nearby where the same services can be relocated”. A Nottingham-based DVSA spokesperson has confirmed that the Whitchurch site will close after Sunday April 10, 2022. “We have made the decision to close the Whitchurch […]

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Saskatchewan. Safety Council, SGI, Host of Winter Driving Course

The Saskatchewan Safety Council has partnered with SGI to provide winter driving safety courses in Regina. The “Skid Smart” course focuses on stopping distances on ice, collision avoidance and controlling a skid. “(Winter) happens every year, so being able to drive in the winter, which can be three, four or five months in Saskatchewan, is […]

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Scottish driving test center has the highest pass rate in the UK

A SCOTS driving test center has the highest pass rate in the UK, according to data seen by The Sun. Success rates are as high as 92.9% at Mallaig on the northwest coast of the Highlands. 1 Once you have passed the theory test and taken enough lessons, you can then attempt the full practical […]

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Cleaners, Driving School Instructors and Hairdressers: Small ‘Supply Chain’ Firms Fear of Missing Covid Grants

Cleaners, driving school instructors and hairdressers are among the companies worried about missing the government’s latest Covid support. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a £ 1 billion program to support businesses hit this winter by the latest wave of coronavirus infections. But since most of these measures are expected to target pubs, restaurants and art […]

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Letter from the Director General of the DVSA to driving school instructors: reducing wait times for driving exams and making every exam count

Dear Colleague, As the year draws to a close, I want to thank you for your resilience, patience and support over the past year. In particular, I want to thank you for all you have done to help put newly qualified drivers on the road. By doing this, you have given them access to employment, […]

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From Morris Minors to the Covid checklist: driving lessons in Aberdeen

A typical lesson cost £1.50 and fuel was 34p a gallon when the Aberdeen and District Driving Schools Association started in 1971. At this time the Morris Minor or Triumph Herald were popular among Aberdeen instructors and learner drivers still had to demonstrate arm signals. The first ADDSA meeting was held with 18 instructors in […]

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Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land, MSR Houston hosts driving safety lesson for teens

Juhi Varma, Personal editor December 20, 2021 1of2 On Saturday December 11, the MSR racetrack hosted ten students, who experienced “hands-on” driving exercises including skidding, braking, reversing and more in a variety of vehicles Mercedes Benz. Courtesy pictureShow moreShow less 2of2 On Saturday December 11, the MSR racetrack hosted ten students, who experienced “hands-on” driving […]

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6TH ANNUAL RACE TO BEAT CANCER DRIVING SCHOOL RAISES OVER $100,000 IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

Indy 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay welcomes 23 drivers to Homestead Miami Raceway December 17, 2021 – Twenty-three pilots from South Florida and around the country took part in the 6and Annual Race to Beat Cancer at Homestead Motor Speedway December 5-7, 2021. The Beginner and Advanced Driver School is a way to unite the racing […]

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Tributes to famed driving instructor Jim Smyth who died in the Co Down crash

Tributes have been paid to a popular driving instructor who died following a collision at Co Down. Jim Smyth, 49, from Ballynahinch, died following a traffic accident involving three vehicles on Belfast Road, Dundrum in the early hours of Thursday December 16. Four others were taken to hospital with serious injuries and a fifth person […]

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Advice on driving in wind gusts up to 60 MPH tonight

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — This month alone, we’ve driven in the rain, we’ve driven in the snow, and soon we’ll be riding in high winds. “High winds are definitely an extreme riding condition,” said Jason Krenn, Director of Guidance and Development Röhl Transport. “There have been cases where semi-trailers have exploded.” It doesn’t matter […]

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Over half a million learners waiting for driving test

M More than half a million learner drivers are waiting to take their test amid a huge backlog, the figures reveal. AA Driving School, which obtained data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), said the queue for testing was “too long” and called for a “clear plan” to resolve the problem. Driving tests […]

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Driving test backlog has QUADRUPLED in one year

The backlog for driving test bookings in the UK has quadrupled in a year due to the pandemic, This is Money can exclusively reveal. Lockdowns, restrictions and delays in returning practical driving tests caused the backlog of eager learners to soar from 147,716 to 592,987 when comparing Aug. 31, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021, according […]

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Letters: Government is failing in its duty to Bedford driving instructors

Dear Sir, I would like to raise with you an issue regarding the Bedford Driving Test Center, currently based in Manton Heights, Brickhill. The driving test center moved here earlier this year. Obviously, due to Covid, access to waiting rooms has been restricted in all testing centers, but since their reopening, people from Bedford who […]

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Basingstoke driving instructors come together to help fellow instructors

Basingstoke INDIVIDUAL Driving Instructors have come together to help a colleague pay his bills while he is unable to work after suffering a stroke. The fundraising page was created by Basingstoke driving instructor Scott and aims to raise funds for fellow instructor Mark Hughes. The goal is to help stop the “stress” and “worry” of […]

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‘Make more work sites available’ CT driving instructors bemoan lack of practice space

Presenter Zain Johnson chats with driving instructors Eugene Matthews and Andre Swart. Driving instructors say there aren’t enough practice grounds for learner drivers in Cape Town The Philippi training ground was closed for several months after the private sale of the land Image: © michaeljung /123rf.com Some driving instructors in Cape Town are struggling to […]

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Triad Truck driving schools keen to train new drivers

As supply chain issues continue to strain the system, Piedmont Triad educators are working to be part of the solution: getting more truckers on the road. At the Yadkin Center at Surry Community College in Yadkinville, instructors help train the next generation of truck drivers. The truck driver training program consists of 384 hours of […]

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BSM launches pioneering #VR training for future driving instructors – FE News

BSM Driving Instructor Training (DIT) introduces #VirtualReality for the first time The BSM driving school launched today (22 January) a new training course intended to speed up the training process for future driving instructors. Using virtual reality training, the new BSM DIT course means people can complete their training in just three months, up to […]

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High demand for driving school instructors: expert reveals how to qualify

THE UK is experiencing a shortage of driving instructors alongside truck drivers and prison guards. The Confederation of Recruitment and Employment (REC) says driving instructors are one of the most in-demand roles, due to a backlog of tests, Bill Plant driving school shared his top tips to start : Tom Hixon, Instructor Support Manager at […]

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One of the greatest driving instructors of all time, Bob Bondurant, has passed away

Today we remember motorsport legend Bob Bondurant, who passed away at the age of 88. Whether it’s winning races on the international stage or coaching some of the greatest drivers in history, Bob Bondurant’s impact on motorsport and the automotive world is immeasurable. It was Bondurant who brought Carol Shelby’s Dayton to a category victory […]

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Letter from the Director General of the DVSA to driving school instructors regarding the resumption of driving test services

Dear Colleague, Following my recent letter which I sent you on October 15th, I would like to inform you of the latest developments regarding the driving tests. Further progress was made with the industrial action talks with the public and commercial service (PCS), which I will detail in this letter. We are also launching our […]

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The shortage of driving instructors has a company offering free training

A local driving company is asking more people to train as instructors amid a shortage that has forced learners to wait nearly a month before having their first lesson. Intensive Driving UK has seen a significant drop in the number of people looking to become instructors and they say this has had a huge impact […]

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Driving school instructors protest against ‘degrading’ test center lockdown

The driving school instructors accused the RSA (Route Safety Authority) of treating them in a “degrading” manner by denying them access to examination centers. Instructors held a protest outside the RSA Driving Test Center office on Jamestown Road in Finglas, Dublin on Thursday. They have been denied access to the testing center facilities since the […]

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Truck driving opportunities increase as many careers change

Applications for coastal truck driving school are on the rise. This year could reach a 50% increase over last year, which was its highest year on record. NEW ORLEANS — There is a shortage of 80,000 truckers in the United States, according to the American Trucking Associations. It’s a record, they say. Up 30% from […]

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Radford Racing School and Hagerty team up to deliver premium driving experiences and instruction for enthusiasts

CHANDLER, Arizona – November 2, 2021 – Radford Racing School today announced that it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Hagerty, a passionate automotive brand and leading specialty insurance provider for classic and enthusiast vehicles. Among the many collaborations included in the sponsorship, Radford Racing School will provide exclusive performance driving and motorsport experiences […]

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Special driving lessons for Hampshires aged 10-17

A SPECIALIST driver training program, which allows 10-17 year olds to get behind the wheel, is launched at a new Winchester location. Young Driver will open at Worthy Down Barracks on Saturday 6th November when the car park will be transformed into a realistic road system so youngsters can work on a range of driving […]

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Driving tests: Learners spend around £4,600 on lessons after lockdown backlog

Only 12% of experienced drivers think they wouldn’t pass either test the first time. Another 15% think they would pass the practice, but not the theory. Following the latest coronavirus lockdown, many driving instructors have started offering lessons again, but with fewer hours and more safety precautions. A huge backlog of driving lessons and tests […]

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The government will close hundreds of driving schools across the country

Hundreds of driving schools across the country face closure following the National Transport and Safety Authority’s (NTSA) decision to issue new licenses. The NTSA’s decision is aimed at weeding out malicious operators. The NTSA has asked more than 500 driving schools to reapply for their operating licenses. Vehicle traveling on a highway. File New business […]

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What does becoming a driving instructor actually consist of?

Post views: 431 If you are looking to embark on a new adventure and becoming a driving instructor seems like the right thing for you, then you have come to the right place! If you love the idea of ​​helping people achieve their dreams and lead the way to freedom, but want to know what […]

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The driving school installs cameras to ensure safety during lessons

A local driving school has installed cameras in all of its vehicles following allegations of sexual assault against the owner of another driving school. DriveWise BC A local driving school has installed cameras in all of its vehicles following allegations of sexual assault against the owner of another driving school. DriveWise BC has installed cameras […]

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Letter from DVSA Managing Director to Driving Instructors Regarding Reduced Wait Times for Driving Tests and Suspension of Industrial Actions

Dear Colleague, I am writing to update you on our driver testing work during these challenging times. I’ll cover the strike situation, explain what we’re doing to increase the availability of car testing for your students, as well as clarify how we prioritize standards checks, and describe our work on truck testing. Strike The Public […]

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Driving school instructors fear discolored road markings are a safety concern

Road markings at several critical junctions in West Cork are discolored and have almost disappeared, putting the lives of drivers at risk, according to an adviser. Cllr Joe Carroll (FF), who previously asked Cork County Council to purchase their own line marking equipment for roads and junctions, said The south star that there are junctions […]

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PGT Employees Get Truck Driver’s License at Work, SMH ‘Most Wired’

• PGT Innovationswindow and door manufacturer in Venice, recently celebrated its first class of graduates from its new commercial driver license driver certification training program. PGT Innovations has responded to the current shortage of CDL drivers by creating its own in-house driver certification training course for its existing employees. PGT Innovations brought in instructors from […]

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Approved driving instructor courses are now available in Limerick

The impact of the pandemic on driving tests in Ireland has been brutal, with thousands of people still waiting to take a driving test, including practical tests and driving theory tests.This means that now that lessons have resumed, there is a shortage of driving instructors to deliver the lessons needed to meet learner demands.There is […]

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Call for new driving instructors to clear the backlog of Covid learners

UK adults with full driving licenses are encouraged to train as licensed driving instructors to help clear a huge backlog of driving exams linked to the pandemic. The industry is currently suffering from a backlog of 420,000 driving test bookings – a number that is increasing as more young adults reach the age of 17. […]

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Safe Driving Program allows students to share vital road safety messages

LANSING — Students at every high school in Michigan have the opportunity to make a difference in their communities and help their fellow teens become better drivers by participating in this year’s Strive for a Safer Drive (S4SD) campaign. Entering its 11th year, S4SD is a joint effort between the Michigan Office of Highway Safety […]

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ICBC suspends Steve Wallace’s driving instructor license, police recommend sexual assault charges

A month later Aiko Oye and others went public online detailing the sexual harassment allegations against Victoria’s driving instructor Steve Wallace, she feels relieved. “My sister’s friends and then their friends knew people, I got messages as far back as the 70s,” Oye said. “It was really exciting to see something happen so quickly.” According […]

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Hampshire driving instructor ‘under pressure’ after lockdown ‘frustrated’ with panic buyers of fuel as lessons are canceled

A driving instructor in Hampshire said he and his colleague are ‘stuck between a rock and a hard place’ as they are forced to cancel driving lessons to buy fuel. Martin Fender and his colleague Allen Stanley run the M&A Driving School and have been teaching people in Fleet, Aldershot, Farnborough and surrounding areas of […]

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Driving test examiners vote to strike amid workload dispute

Driving test examiners have voted to strike in protest against plans to increase the number of tests they take in a day. Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) supported the action by more than 9-1. The union has expressed concern about the health and […]

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Bradford driving instructor puts learners in the ‘right frame of mind’

A BRADFORD Driving Instructor trained in hypnotherapy gets people in the ‘right frame of mind’ so they can pass their driving test the first time and avoid the long wait of having to book another one. With learner drivers currently having to wait until 2022 to book a driving test at one of Bradford’s two […]

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Victoria driving instructor accused of sexual harassment agrees to end lessons amid ICBC investigation

A prominent driving instructor in Victoria has agreed not to give further lessons following complaints of sexual harassment and inappropriate driving by female students, ICBC said on Thursday. Steve Wallace will not provide driver training, travel to locations where students attend, or visit any ICBC premises pending the outcome of the harassment allegations, the organization […]

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West Lothian driving instructors denounce the Spaces for People program

The spaces for people make it “impossible” to teach learner drivers safely and create more dangers on city roads, instructors said. Large swathes of West Lothian are now covered by a reduced speed limit of 20 mph, put in place as part of emergency measures as part of the response to the covid pandemic last […]

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Las Vegas-area driving schools face instructor shortages, new DMV policy could make problem worse

By Sophie Perricone Click here for updates on this story LA VEGAS (KVVU) — Many companies are looking for new employees, including driving schools. “We’re advertising everywhere for instructors, we desperately need them,” said Kathy Kelly, co-owner of Safeway Driving School. Kelly said she believes extended COVID-19 benefits, which end on Saturday, are preventing her […]

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Bathurst driving instructor Kyla Scanlon cancels driving lessons during lockdown | western avocado

community, The brakes were on for a number of local learner drivers who were eagerly awaiting a taste of freedom when they got their driving license. Due to the current lockdown, Bathurst driving instructor Kyla Scanlon and her husband John have canceled all driving lessons at their company Jylas Driving School indefinitely. While Service NSW […]

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“The roads are literally crumbling on us …” Caithness driving instructors have expressed concern

Wick-based driving instructors Adam Hendry (left) and Gary Sinclair visited some of the worst affected areas with activists from Caithness Roads Recovery. Caithness driving instructors have revealed how potholes have a serious impact on their job, with one calling it a “soul destroyer” and another declaring: “The roads are literally crumbling on we.” The owners […]

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Woman takes 1,000 driving lessons in 30 years, hasn’t gotten her license yet

Bedfordshire – The 47-year-old has taken seven different instructors and even tried hypnotism, but to no avail. Compared Web Published: Tue 24 Aug 2021, 5:49 PM Last update: Fri 27 August 2021, 12:31 A British mum has such a driving phobia that she has yet to get a license despite 1,000 lessons over the past […]

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Birmingham driving instructor waves middle finger to compete in bitter row

This is a manual signal not listed in the highway code. And the provocative gesture is currently at the center of an investigation into an alleged simmering feud between rival driving schools in Birmingham. It’s a dispute that is currently being investigated by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. Read more: Myths about radar loopholes […]

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Meet Emaan Valley’s ‘First’ Female Driving Instructor

While women around the world are achieving new feats, many in the Valley with orthodox thinking still limit women to certain professions only. However, there are always a few who shatter the glass ceiling with their resilience and pave the way for future generations to aspire for more. Emaan Aslam from Humhama, Srinagar is one […]

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How to Become a Driving Instructor Rochester, NY

About work Driving instructors teach students how to operate a motor vehicle through classroom instruction and on-the-road practical instruction. Instruction includes state driving laws, how to avoid accidents, defensive driving skills and basic traffic courtesy. Most instructors work in secondary schools and mainly teach novice drivers. There are differences between driving instructors and those who […]