This month it’s a training special, with particular focus on driving in the dark, motorway driving and independent driving. Howard Redwood takes us through the basics of fleet training, while editor Kathy Manson attends Move 2020 to find out about the vehicles and transport systems of the future.
Carly Brookfield opens the DIA casebook again to discuss how a CCJ can really make you pay, while this month’s car reviews include the Toyota Yaris Hybrid and the Ford Puma.
Veho Solutions, which usually provides drivers and chauffeurs for events, has some new driving opportunities available during this challenging time. This is certainly different to our usual event work, however it is helping provide a vital service during this tough time, and also could be very useful to the self-employed who are looking for work.
Current government advice is to stay at home, and NASP has recommended that driver trainers cease driving lessons (except to key workers). This means it is important to have other ways to keep your pupils engaged amid the coronavirus pandemic, if you can. There is a lot of official government guidance to help you to
ADIs have many transferable skills which are useful at this time. Looking for temporary work during this might mean that you have some income coming back into your household.
There’s a lot of change afoot (or should that be awheel?). From April, the theory test will use video clips instead of written case studies. These aim to make the test more accessible, particularly for people with learning disabilities, reading difficulties and developmental conditions. DVSA has also published new versions of the driver’s record. It is hoping the changes will help encourage learners to broaden their experience before taking their test, particularly in regards to driving in the dark.