New style of photocard driving license

DVLA has introduced a new style photocard driving licence from February 2014. Holders of valid driving licences will not need to replace their current driving licence. The old driving licence format is still valid and will be updated gradually as they are renewed and replaced. What’s changed? The new card, provided by Gemalto (UK), will […]

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Are new drivers safe?

According to the road safety charity, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM),the current way that new drivers are trained by the majority of driving instructors is clearly failing to produce safe and law abiding motorists. A massive thirty-thousand, eight hundred an fifty male drivers aged 20 or under have up to six points on their […]

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42 points and still allowed to drive

A woman from Isleworth, West London, has accumulated a massive 42 licence penalty points last year, according to the latest figures from the DVLA. All the points were apparently for failing to disclose the identity of the driver between 26 May and 21 December 2012. The second-highest points total in the findings was 36, it […]

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Driver kills two toddlers

A BMW driver speeding and talking on her phone mounted the pavement and killed two toddlers, a court heard yesterday. Accounts manager Sharmila Mistry, 42, was rushing to a meeting when she crashed into another car, then swerved into the children in their pushchairs. She was making a call on a hands-free mobile device and […]

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