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Driver Trainer | Issue Seven 2020

In this month’s Driver Trainer, our CEO Carly Brookfield deals with the issue of pricing. What are you worth and what should you be charging? We answer your most common questions about PPE, COVID-19 and the return to testing and training. Olivia Baldock-Ward looks at easy-to-make mistakes that could invalidate your car insurance and Jim Whalen discusses the importance of setting learning goals for your pupils.

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Driver Trainer | Issue six 2020 Cover
Driver Trainer Magazine

Driver Trainer | Issue Six 2020

In this month’s magazine, Carly Brookfield gives us her tips for rebuilding your business, as well as providing an overview of risk management. It’s always useful to put yourself in your learners’ shoes to understand how they feel. Liam Greaney did this by learning to drive a powerboat (pre-lockdown). He talks about his experience and what it taught him about driving instruction.

Elsewhere, Jim Whalen takes us through an emerging lesson, Howard Redwood’s fleet series continues with licence checks and John Hutchings tells us the process he went through to become an LGV trainer.

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DIA News

IMPORTANT CORRECTION

Test and Trace (Car) Regrettably there was an important error in the DVSA briefing packs with regards to Test & Trace. This has now been amended.  In summary Slide 10 updated to:Test & Trace If a driving test candidate or driving examiner develops symptoms in the days after a test, the NHS Test and Trace

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Theory tests in Scotland and Wales to be rescheduled

All theory tests in Scotland and Wales up to and including 14 July have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Theory tests for critical workers in Scotland and Wales will still go ahead. DVSA will continue to keep the situation under review in line with government advice in the respective countries and will

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DIA News

NASP Guidelines on driver trainers safely returning to work

NASP has produced an updated set of guidelines, taking into account the latest briefing from DVSA on the resumption of testing and training. We will work to expand on these for rider and vocational trainers where applicable. Download the guidelines here: https://mcusercontent.com/f9cc720eee8c4047ef8ac2ce3/files/aa18fff8-e0a0-4436-8dbc-983dc7a6a4b3/NASP_Guidelines_on_driver_trainers_safely_returning_to_work_2nd_July_2020_Final_T_T.pdf

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Industry News

Updated: Critical care

Anthony Fuller tells us the story of his student Maria, an ICU nurse who is learning to drive while caring for her patients under the most difficult of circumstances.

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