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Drug-Driving Law

Following Scotland’s new drink-drive limit, England is set to follow with a similar limit. However, before this happens, a new offence is to be introduced into English law on 2nd March 2015 of drug driving. Drug Driving is a term that has been referred to more regularly in recent years and there has been slow [...]


Changes Mean Longer Waiting Times

A shortage of examiners and difficult government reforms mean learners will suffer long delays before being able to take their driving tests. Since the DVSA’s merger in April, it has missed its target of providing aspiring drivers with a test within six weeks of applying. This is in part due to the fact that the [...]


Abolition of Paper License

The DVLA has announced that it intends to abolish the paper counterpart driving license in 2015. In another move to further digitise motoring records, the DVLA will remove the necessity for a paper license, however drivers will have to keep their current photo card license. Any driver that has an old style paper driving license [...]


Hazard Perception Wins Road Safety Award

The Hazard Perception components of the theory test won the top prize at this year’s Prince Michael International Road Safety awards. Research has shown that hazard perception training and testing could account for an 11% reduction in collisions, helping to improve road safety and reducing the number of people killed and seriously injured on Britain’s [...]