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Reaching for cyclist safety

Transport Minister Jesse Norman has announced changes to the Highway Code, aimed at keeping cyclists and pedestrians safe on the roads. The government is set to review guidance on how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians, as part of its goal to drive down unnecessary deaths. The new Highway Code will

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Consultation on remote control parking and motorway assist

On 19 December 2017, the Department for Transport launched a consultation on plans to amend regulations and the Highway Code. The consultation asks for your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code, which would allow the use of remote control parking and motorway assist. These changes will help us safely take advantage of the

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DVSA announce new team of ADI examiners

The DVSA have announced that it is creating a new team of dedicated Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) examiners, who’ll be conducting ADI qualifying tests and standards checks 5 days a week. This will help improve test availability and as they’ll be based across the country, in time the agency will be able to offer a

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DVSA launches campaign to tackle unacceptable rise in assaults on staff

DVSA are taking tough action against those who physically or verbally assault employees. The agency report more than 300 driving examiners, vehicle testers and roadside enforcement staff suffered physical or verbal abuse while doing their jobs. This was an increase of more than 50% on the previous year (198). DVSA’s 4,600 employees include people who

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Get your ticket to our Drivers with Diverse Needs training day

We have launched our latest training course, dedicated to educating instructors on people with diverse needs learning to drive. As the UK’s leading professional body for driver and rider training, we will be touring the country from October, visiting 11 destinations. We have an active programme of educational and networking events throughout the year. With our latest training event, Drivers with

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