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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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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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“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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Driving instructors and learners left ‘frustrated’ by lack of driving tests

Three nationwide lockdowns resulted in a large backlog of driving tests, with one instructor saying the system was almost “completely complete”. This means that learner drivers cannot take their driving test, which means that driving instructors cannot take more students. Heads of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) say they are doing everything to […]

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Driving Instructors in Iowa, Teachers Challenge Bill That Would Allow Parents to Teach Teens to Drive | Government-and-politics

“We can adapt. We can make amendments. But to get rid of it all together, I think it’s just crazy, ”he said. Goulden said that while students who fail a math or science test can often catch it later, teens who learn to drive “only have one chance to learn it well.” “While driving you […]

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Driving instructors booked for months with huge course delays

Driving instructors are “relieved” but cautious as they are told the date on which they can return to the roads of Wales. The long-awaited news that driving lessons can resume on April 12 has been welcomed by instructors who have already been reporting bookings for weeks, or even months in some cases, to deal with […]

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The Fiji Times “Driving Instructor License -” Extension to Stop the Hassle “

As part of concerns raised at its annual general meeting, the Association of Driving Schools of Fiji has received submissions on extending the license for driving instructors to three years. Association president Deo Narayan said extending the license expiration from one to three years would end the hassle that driving instructors have to go through […]

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Driving test book: driving instructors face a backlog of up to a million lessons

Driving instructors face a backlog of up to one million lessons as the number of people on the waiting list for lessons continues to rise, a committee from the Oireachtas has learned. Here, calls have been made to allow all essential workers and those who need a license for professional purposes to continue their driving […]

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Driving school instructors say they are struggling to survive and have been ‘completely ignored’ in Wales lockdown exit plan

Driving instructors in Wales have said they are struggling to make a living and have been ‘totally ignored’ in Wales’ plan to get out of lockdown. Under the current level four restrictions in Wales, driving lessons and testing are not permitted, with the exception of limited emergency testing for people who need to drive as […]

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What happens when parents become the driving instructors on Long Island

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