News

Please see below for some of my latest news!

Government crack down on drug driving menace

The government announced plans today to crack down on those who drive while under the influence of drugs.

Legislation unveiled in the Queen’s Speech will create a specific drug driving offence. Currently police have to demonstrate that driving had been impaired by drugs in order to...

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Contact From RED Driving School - Please READ!

I would like to advise you that you may be contacted by RED Driving School advising that I am no longer going to be an Instructor.

They will explain this in a way that implies that I'm no longer training in any capacity and NOT that I'm simply leaving the School.

Most of you are...

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Annual Leave - 2nd June to the 10th June 2012. No bookings.

Hey guys.

Im taking annual leave (I know, its surprised everyone im having time off for a change!) from the afternoon on the 2nd to Sunday the 10th.

I'll be back in work on the Monday as usual. So basically taking 1 week off.

If you have any concerns or questions, please get in...

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Change of Car from Saturday 26th May!

Hi all.

Just a reminder to most and a heads up for others. As of the 26th of this month, i will be using my new car, A brand new Mazda 2 Sport.

Its still a diesel and everything is roughly in the same place. The lights are easier to get to and in the usual place other cars have it...

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Price Increase as of 1st April 2012

 

Due to the upward spiralling costs of fuel, coupled with the highest insurance premiums ever recorded, it has become necessary to increase the cost of my block booking discounts by 50p per hour.

Although modest and unlikely to affect anyone, it does mean that all my students...

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Fuel Tanker Strikes - MAYBE! Not definite!

Ballot on industrial action by Unite fuel tanker drivers

 

Following a ballot by the union Unite, fuel tanker drivers have voted to undertake strike action.

The government has condemned this potentially disruptive action and urged both sides to negotiate a settlement to avoid...

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Practical Tests in your local area!

More driving test candidates to benefit from better local services

 

Driving test candidates across the country are set to benefit from a more convenient service as the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) extends a trial exploring a new approach to test delivery.

As well as using...

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Drivers urged to think biker

A £1.2 million THINK! campaign urging drivers to see the person behind the motorcycle helmet was launched today by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning.

The TV adverts will show bikers with flashing neon signs attached to their bikes. The signs show the rider’s name and information...

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New Hazard Perception Clips from the DSA!

Take a look at early tests of computer-generated hazard perception clips

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) wants you to have a look at samples of new hazard perception clips that have been computer generated.

Peter Weddell-Hall, DSA’s head of e-assessment, says:

“The clips are...

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Better service for motorists at garages (M.O.T.)

Motorists are set for improvements in customer service from garages under a package of transparency and value-for-money measures unveiled today by Transport Secretary Justine Greening.

An evaluation of existing MOT test standards and frequency took account of the views and evidence...

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