Articles by: Richard Borges

Health
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DVSA – Update on Waiting Rooms

Following the successful reopening of 28 waiting rooms across Great Britain DVSA will be opening a further 93 waiting rooms on Friday 4 December.
Technology & Innovation
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Highways England breaks new ground with eco drive to bring the country’s verges to life

Highways England is driving a new initiative which will have wide-reaching benefits for the environment and biodiversity – and the answer lies in the soil.
Business
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Government guidance on driving lessons and driving tests

This is an update covers how local alert tiers affect driver training and testing and waiting rooms
Other
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Intelligent Instructor Awards 2021 has launched

The Intelligent Instructor Awards 2021 in association with Kwik Fit and Michelin has officially launched with the search to find the very best instructors, driving schools and suppliers within the industry now underway.
Fund Raising
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Driving School Development aims to raise £50,000 for Speed Of Sight Charity!

Have you ever read something or met someone and immediately felt an affinity, a sense of belonging, a synergy?
Cars
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Car theft chaos: Nearly six million drivers have no car security measures

With an estimated 35 million cars on Britain’s roads, this could mean that nearly five million vehicles are at high risk of theft
Legislation & Regulation
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Loveday Ryder appointed as DVSA’s new Chief Executive

After more than 4 years in DVSA, Gareth Llewellyn is stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
Fuel
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Revealed: UK Drivers Saved Over £1 Billion on Fuel During Lockdown

43% of participants have said that lockdown has made them want to commute less, and majority want to use their time and fuel driving to ‘staycations’.
Other
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New study reveals over two-thirds of non-driving Brits regret never learning to drive, but 40% say they’ll never take lessons

A new study by comparethemarket.com reveals the main reasons why some of the nation hasn’t learnt to drive