New drivers to be taught cycle safety

Two of the UK’s biggest driving schools are today committing to teach all new drivers cycle safety. An innovative training module to ensure a standardised approach to safe driving around cyclists will be rolled out. AA Driving School and BSM have committed to making sure all their instructors cover vital skills about driving around cyclists. […]

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Male drivers need a wake up call!

Male drivers are urged to wake up to the dangers of driving whilst tired. A survey finds nearly half have nodded off at the wheel. Brake and Direct Line are pleading with drivers to get plenty of rest before driving and take regular brakes on long journeys. The research from Brake and Direct Line reveals […]

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Nearly a third of drivers at risk of new fines

Almost a third of drivers are at risk of getting one of the new fixed penalty notices for careless driving, which come into force on Friday 16 August, warns the AA. AA-Populus research has shown that nearly a third (29%) of drivers admit to being middle lane hogs, just one of the habits that can […]

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The new Adi standards check

The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency have announced the new grading structure for ADIs today. From 7 April 2014, when the new Standards Check comes into being, those being assessed will be given one of the following grades: A grade (85% or over) – an overall high standard of instruction B grade (60% or over) […]

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