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Aaron Paul’s Driving Skills Had to Learn on the Set of ‘Need For Speed’

Aaron Paul is probably best known for his role as a crystal meth addict on the hit series breaking Bad. But you might also have seen it in the high-octane automotive action thriller Need of speed. In the 2014 film, he plays a struggling speed shop owner and a former racing driver who participates in […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Six Ages of Driving – or how I went from heroin addict to terrified motorist | Brigitte Delaney

1. Russell Street amusement arcades were the place in Melbourne to buy heroin in the 90s and early 2000s. But I went there to learn to drive. My roommate and I would walk around town after class and play the Daytona car game for hours. You slipped into a seat. You can choose between manual […]

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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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Driving school for Afghan women at risk of closure under Taliban rule

A new driving school for women in Afghanistan is at risk of closing due to Taliban control restricting rights. With the help of UN Women, Nilab Durrani established the first women’s driving school about a year ago to support the many women who wanted to learn to drive but were banned by their family members […]

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Kevin Hart gives his teenage daughter a driving lesson

instagram The ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ actor transforms into a driving instructor as the father of four helps his 16-year-old daughter Heaven learn to drive. AceShowbiz – Kevin Hart teaches his 16-year-old daughter to drive. The Hollywood star – who turns 42 on Tuesday (06Jul21) – revealed via Instagram that he is helping his daughter […]

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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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Hank investigates: MA attorney general seeks driving school refunds – Boston News, Weather, Sports

NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. (WHDH) – Parents have paid a North Andover company to teach their children to drive. But after a shocking drug bust, the driving school was shut down. Now the mass attorney general’s office is trying to get the money back from those parents. Hank investigates. When Salima paid for driving lessons, she […]

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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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Lockdown crisis hits Derbyshire driving instructors struggling to claim money

Driving instructors in Derby and Derbyshire are struggling to cope as problems getting government money have left them without a safety net. Since level 4, driving instructors have not been able to work with regulations preventing them from having students in their cars. Help is available, but several instructors have struggled to get the money […]

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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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How driving instructors are prioritizing safety during the pandemic

DRIVING instructors are facing huge loss of income following the disruption of services – despite the introduction of a range of Covid-19 safety measures. Driving lessons and tests were able to resume in July after a worrying period for the industry. It has been a turbulent time for many since then, but the threat of […]

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Driving instructors say they are struggling to survive without financial support and knowing when they will be able to return to work

Driving instructors in Wales say they are struggling to survive not knowing when they will be able to return to work as calls for clarity have been made by those working in the industry. Driving lessons have been suspended since March 20, with only key workers allowed to take lessons and take tests. In England, […]

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Saudi female driving instructors discuss two years on the road

Three Saudi female driving instructors reflect on how two years behind the wheel changed their lives and those of their students By Ban Barkawi AMMAN, June 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It has been two years since Saudi Arabia lifted a ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of repression against women in […]

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Driving instructors in Kent fear for the future as their profession does not allow social distancing

Driving instructors across Kent have spoken of the uncertain future of their industry post-lockdown. Chris Bensted, co-owner of West Kent-based Better Driver Training, said around 40% of instructors were not receiving any financial support amid the crisis. There are also fears that this industry could be the last to return to normal due to the […]

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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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10 of Derby’s best driving instructors, according to you

Learning to drive is an essential accomplishment for many adults, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Even for those who aren’t planning on driving anytime soon, it’s a good idea to get your license as soon as possible while you have the time. But with so much on the line, choosing […]

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Terrified woman’s first driving lesson captured on hilarious dashcam video as she nearly crashes her car in a garage – World News

Caroline Ndlovu looks at the road with wide eyes and tells her teacher “I don’t know what I’m doing” Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Hilarious footage of a woman’s first driving lesson is going viral Hilarious footage of a terrified woman’s first driving lesson has gone viral […]