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Plans for Learner Driver Motorway Lessons Revealed

December 30, 2016
category: Driving Tests
Transport Minister Andy Jones has set out plans for Learner Drivers to be allowed on Motorways in cars fitted in dual controls before they take their test.

As it currently stands, newly qualified drivers can opt to take further ‘Pass Plus’ lessons that include sections on Motorways, but there are no mandatory training schemes for 70mph roads and nothing is currently offered to provisional, learner drivers.

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Keep Christmas Fun

December 23, 2016
category: Road Safety
It’s no secret - a little tipple and Christmas go hand-in-hand like bacon wrapped around a sausage. But, at this time of year there is also a lot of travelling involved and as we know, drinking and driving go hand-in-hand about as well as a hangover and drinking a glass of old vodka, thinking its water.It’s no secret - a little tipple and Christmas go hand-in-hand like bacon wrapped around a sausage. But, at this time of year there is also a lot of travelling involved and as we know, drinking and driving go hand-in-hand about as well as a hangover and drinking a glass of old vodka, thinking its water.

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Winter Is Coming...

November 21, 2016
Driving in wintry condtions can cause different challenges to other seasons. Due to heavy rainfall, snow, ice, fog, strong winds and shorter days, drivers are urged to take even more care than usual whilst on the road. Autosaint have provided a few tips to help drivers stay safe on the roads. 

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Halloween Road Safety For New Drivers

October 27, 2016
category: Road Safety
Driving at night can be hard at the best of times, especially when you’ve not long passed your test. But when you factor in the excitable children hopped up on sugar running all over your usually calm residential streets, you could be in for a bit of a nightmare.

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Are you driving around with unsafe tyres?

August 16, 2016
Millions of drivers in the UK are driving around with illegal and dangerous tyres.  Research by TyreSafe suggests that almost 10 million illegal tyres are being driven on each year, putting lives at risk. One in four motorists have one or more tyres with dangerous tread depth.

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Driving On The Motorway

July 7, 2016
category: Road Safety
Motorways can be a daunting prospect for many newly qualified drivers – you weren’t allowed to drive on them whilst you were learning to drive and a pink licence means you can now venture onto one for the first time.

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