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Failing learners need Theory Test support

Passing the DVSA theory and hazard perception test is a vital step for all learners. To pass, learners must be familiar with the Highway Code and demonstrate their ability to respond to developing hazards. It is only when they have passed that they can attempt to take the practical test. It is therefore surprising to […]

Government takes action against drug drivers

Alcohol and drugs contribute to the shocking figures I mentioned in my first blog post on road safety. We are anticipating a government announcement today that they plan to install a device at every police station across the country within two years, which can detect if motorists have been driving with illegal drugs in their […]

Happy Birthday to the Highway Code!

This week, the Highway Code has celebrated its 80th birthday. On the 14th of April 1931 the Highway Code was introduced to help reduce the number of road accidents in the UK. Considering that there were only 2.3 million drivers on the road, there were still 7,000 deaths as a result of traffic accidents in […]

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