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Sunderland hauliers, taxi drivers and driving instructors plead for government support as petrol prices soar

This week has seen record pump prices across the region, with average prices for diesel reaching £1.76 a liter and petrol at £1.65. Less than two years ago the cost of petrol fell to just over £1 a litre, due to reduced demand following the Covid lockdown. The world price of crude oil was already […]

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Direct line insurance: A fifth of cars exceed the speed limit when passing a primary school

A new road safety experiment has identified more than 17,000 cars driving past a primary school Speeding vehicles were driving an average of 14% over the legal limit, which would increase their stopping distance by 11.6m One in seven motorists have been caught speeding during school drop-off and pick-up times. Churchill Motor Insurance is urging […]

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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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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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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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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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Hamilton Mountain Learner Drivers Turn to Mom and Dad Driving School

Alicia Warrener hoped to have completed all or most of her teaching by car before returning to Laurentian University after the holidays. Alicia Warrener hoped to have completed all or most of her teaching by car before returning to Laurentian University after the holidays. But the 21-year-old student driver from Unipol Driving Academy in Upper […]

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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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Cantor Driving School Adds Instructors and Vehicles in Los Angeles County and Southeast Ventura County, CA

Cantor Driving School Driver Training Car Cantor Driving School Service Area Map for LA County and Southeast Ventura County, California Cantor California Driving School Logo Cantor’s Driving School is expanding into LA County and southeastern Ventura County, California, adding new training vehicles and additional driving instructors. We continue to expand in Southern California due to […]

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Why Attending Performance Driving School Is Worth It

If you plan to take your car to the track or already attend track days on a regular basis, a successful driving school can help you improve your skills by learning from the professionals. Some automakers offer these programs — three Car and driver editors just attended schools with BMW, Porsche, and Lexus – and […]

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Trucker driving school enrollment increases due to shortage of truckers

DUNCAN, SC (WSPA) – With truckers leaving the industry and the economy expanding, it has created a shortage of drivers across the country. 7NEWS spoke with a local trucking school about enrollment trends and what’s going on to get your commercial driver’s license. Mazda Toyota Manufacturing offers significant signing bonus for hourly employees When you […]

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Trucker Driving School Enrollment Rises Amid Trucker Shortage

DUNCAN, SC (WSPA) – With truckers leaving the industry and the economy expanding, it has created a shortage of drivers across the country. 7NEWS spoke with a local trucking school about enrollment trends and what’s going on to get your commercial driver’s license. When you see trucks on the road you know the things you […]

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Increase in truck driving school enrollment due to shortage of truck drivers

DUNCAN, SC (WSPA) – With truckers leaving the industry and the economy expanding, it has created a shortage of drivers across the country. 7NEWS spoke with a local trucking school about enrollment trends and what’s going on to get your commercial driver’s license. When you see trucks on the road you know the things you […]

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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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Madras HC grants injunction against state government. Mandate prohibiting members of the Federation of Driving Schools from using vehicles over 8 years old

The Madras High Court has granted an interim injunction on the Tamil Nadu state government’s mandate that vehicles over eight years old cannot be used by driving schools. In a plea filed by the Federation of Driving School Owners of Tamil Nadu, a single judge bench consisting of Judge R. Suresh Kumar prevented state authorities […]

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Actor Vinod Kovoor gets his license back months after driving school forged him one | Expressway

Film and TV actor Vinod Kovoor, who got into serious trouble after going to a driving school to get his license renewed, can now breathe easy as he got his driver’s license back after nine long months. “It’s like passing the class 10 exams,” Vinod said. Apparently, Vinod’s license was suspended after the driving school […]

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Opening of a new truck driving school in Oxford | News

OXFORD — One of the unique aspects of the trucking industry that Regal Driving Academy hopes to capitalize on is the short-term nature of on-the-job training. “I can take you in 16 days from anywhere you are right now to a $70,000-a-year job,” said Eric Christiansen, COO of Regal Driving Academy. “All you have to […]

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Driving school seeks to recruit hundreds of new instructors to reduce backlog of tests

One of Britain’s largest driving schools is looking to recruit 400 new instructors as the backlog of tests continues, more than a year after lessons ended by the pandemic. The RED driving school said it has a crash course for those looking to enter the industry with the aim of helping the thousands of waiting […]

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The DriveWise driving school installs video cameras in all its vehicles

A Vancouver Island driving school has installed video cameras inside all of its vehicles following recent allegations of sexual assault against the owner of another driving school. DriveWise BC announced on Wednesday that all of their vehicles on Vancouver Island now have indoor cameras as well as a fleet management system. The new on-board cameras […]

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Driving lessons in Edinburgh ‘most expensive’ in UK as learners shell out more

Research has found that Edinburgh is the most expensive city in the whole of the UK to learn to drive. The study, which was carried out by Veygo, an insurance company for learner drivers, looked at how difficult learning to drive is currently in some of the country’s largest cities due to waiting times and […]

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The entrepreneur behind Portsmouth’s fastest growing driving school, 1Drive, is committed to changing industry stereotypes and ‘being the next generation driving school’

Deucalion McGregor-Sims, 29, from Fratton, runs Portsmouth-based driving school 1Drive. He said that when he was learning to drive, like many others, he went through various instructors before finding one he was comfortable enough with. After realizing that he wasn’t the only one and that it was normal, he was also shocked to discover that […]

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Seattle Driving School Instructor Sold Fake Passing Marks To At Least 2,000 People

A Licensing Department audit report obtained by KING 5 alleges that some candidates who purchased passing grades did not know basic driving skills. SEATTLE – New documents obtained by KING 5 reveal that a Seattle driving school sold bogus passing scores for hundreds of dollars to at least 2,000 applicants. In some cases, fraudulent tests […]

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New Orleans man arrested for producing fraudulent driving school certificates

JEFFERSON PARISH – In March 2021, Louisiana State Police detectives said they began investigating fraudulent driving school certificates that were submitted to the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. The fraudulent certificates were being used to qualify for a driver’s license, according to Thursday’s press release. Detectives learned that driver’s certificates were issued by driving schools […]

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Cowichan Driving School owner to install dash cams, despite ban – Cowichan Valley Citizen

Mark Anderson plans to defy the law and install dash cams in his company’s vehicles, and challenge the authorities to do something about it. Anderson, owner of West Coast Driver Training, said he told ICBC, which regulates driving schools in the province, that he was going to install the cameras, but the insurance agency that […]

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ICBC is investigating allegations that driving school owner Steve Wallace sexually harassed students

The Insurance Corporation of BC is investigating Victoria driving school owner Steve Wallace’s allegations of sexual harassment of female students. The Insurance Corporation of BC is investigating Victoria driving school owner Steve Wallace’s allegations of sexual harassment of female students. “This is a very serious matter and we urge anyone with concerns to report them […]

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Seattle Driving School Caught Selling Driving Test Scores

SEATTLE — A driving school in Seattle has closed after the operator was investigated for fraudulently taking students through driving tests for money. The Department of Licensing (DOL) operators began investigating the Emerald City driving school operator in May after receiving a report that the operator was trading driving test pass marks for the money. […]

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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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Truck driving school opens in St. Louis amid national shortage

There’s a career waiting and lots of money and perks to earn, and it can happen in as little as four weeks. ST. LOUIS – The long wait for deliveries of goods to your home and business since COVID-19 hit is still felt with no end in sight. The shortage in the trucking industry is […]

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Good news: you can now get a driver’s license without undergoing any test at the RTO

New Delhi: People who are looking for a driver’s license, here is good news for you. Now, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a new notification for driver training centers. Under new ministry guidelines, you can now get a driver’s license without taking a driving test at a Regional Transport Office […]

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Increase in driving school reservations as pandemic restrictions ease | Connecticut News

ROCKY HILL (WFSB) – You may have noticed more student drivers on the road lately. With the rollout of the vaccine and the end of school, teenagers are driving again. As you can imagine—it’s a very strange time for a new driver—these kids are pretty nervous. Driving schools have advice for them, and for adults […]

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Shanghai driving school begins offering driving lessons to new Tesla owners

This isn’t Tesla’s first ride with driving instructions. Tesla set up a sort of “driving school” in China during the first half of 2019. Tesla owners were invited to this driving school to learn how to get the most out of their car. Tesla used this “driving school” mainly to promote its product in China. […]

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Cy Fair Driving School works around pandemic roadblocks

When the pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to Houston-area businesses, Cy Fair Driving School felt the effects. But deputy director Shaik Ahmed said the company was trying to remain optimistic despite the difficulties – virtually adapting to guidelines and operating classes. The school has since been able to resume in-person services, and Ahmed said business has […]

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Driving school owner charged with free drug trafficking on $50,000 bail | Merrimack Valley

Salem, Mass. –The owner of a Merrimack Valley driving school who faces drug trafficking charges is released on $50,000 bail following his appearance in Salem Superior Court. The indictment on Wednesday of Michael Larocque, 56, of Lawrence for trafficking methamphetamine and distributing narcotics was the latest of his legal woes. In addition to his criminal […]

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

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

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AA Driving Instructors Suffer “Anxiety And In Debt” Over Deductible Payments During Coronavirus

Driving instructors working with AA driving school franchises threaten to cancel pre-authorized debits at the company after insisting they should defer payments and use government income support while it there is no prospect of work. Some instructors say they will end up with “no money” because they do not qualify for state aid. Under the […]

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Driving lesson canceled: apprentice drivers banned from exercising in their own vehicle

An update to the DVSA guidelines now says learner drivers cannot practice driving in their own vehicles unless they have a valid excuse to be on the roads. Learners can practice in England, Wales and Scotland, but this should only be done with members of your household or supportive bubble. However, the RED driving school […]

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Police ‘arrest’ driving instructors for ‘obstructing traffic’

– Advertising – National Association of Driving Schools (NADS) secretary Kingson Jean was among two driving instructors detained by police on Tuesday, his brother, Vernon Jean, said. “As far as I know he was driving with students this morning – driving at what he considered a safe speed on the road and while driving with […]

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Dismayed driving instructors caught in traffic jam over canceled exams and lessons

Karen Jones, Owner of KS Driving School, with Bob Mulford, Kaye Mulford and Rob Hall Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of the current four-week nationwide lockdown, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVSA) has informed instructors there is a red light on driving instruction from Thursday . Driving schools are mainly run by independent […]

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

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

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Driving instructors want ban lifted so they can feed their families | The new times

Mohammed Nyamujonge resides in Kinyinya Sector, Gasabo District with his extended family, who depend on him. Since 2006, they have lived off his job as a driving school instructor. However, when driving schools were shut down in mid-March due to the Covid-19 pandemic hit the countryhe finds himself without any source of income. While many […]

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How driving instructors in the North East are getting back on the road after the Covid-19 lockdown

Learner drivers will discover new health and safety rules during their driving lesson The safety of driving instructors and their students remains a top priority as they return to work on the roads after all lessons were suspended in March during the unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown in the UK. Many small independent driving schools are gradually […]

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Coronavirus in Ireland – Irish driving instructors prepare for return after Covid lockdown with new safety measures

IRISH driving instructors are preparing for a return to the roads after the Covid-19 lockdown – with a rake of new safety measures. Instructors hope to start classes from July 20, with some plans for steam cars, installing protective screens and using gloves and masks to resume their activities. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog […]

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No restart instructions – driving instructors

Nick Dorey, the owner of the Cann School of Motoring, is ready to start giving lessons again, but is awaiting guidance from states on what precautions he will need to take. (Photo by Sophie Rabey, 28313048) Details of the fourth phase of lockdown are outlined on the states website. He said businesses unable to operate […]

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Birmingham driving instructors face ruin as pandemic keeps them off the roads

Driving instructors are driven to despair – because they can’t drive. Now they face an agonizing choice thanks to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Do they keep teaching when the UK lockdown lifts – or do they turn their careers around at the next crossroads and try to find another job? One of the leaders of […]

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Driving instructors offer to deliver food to people in self-isolation | News

Social distancing measures have forced Red Driving School instructors to cancel all lessons Red said its drivers are all experienced, DBS checked and trained in customer service Driving instructors are offering to hit the road to help deliver food to meet increased demand during the coronavirus crisis. Instructors […]

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Ten-year-olds can get their first driving lesson in the new Vauxhall Corsa

Britain’s largest provider of pre-17 driving lessons has welcomed a brand new fleet of all new Vauxhall Corsa SE Premiums, which it will use to teach the next generation of drivers. One hundred and seventy of the all-new Corsas were fitted with dual controls and distributed to the Young Driver team across the country. Young […]

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Driving lessons in Ireland require advanced driving instructors

DUBLIN, September 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By car Ireland has been accorded so much importance on a global scale. Road users who have experienced driving in other parts of the world attest to this. Only people with UK driving experience were able to switch to Irish driving standards. It’s not surprising. Over the years, significant […]

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A driving school in France comes up against a wall of regulations

Under the Ornikar model, students could study for the written test on their own computer. They could take classes and assess the licensed instructors of their choice, book their appointments online, and eliminate another of Mr. Koenig’s frustrations: dealing with an ever-changing team of instructors trashing the methods of the previous . And Ornikar students […]