Articles by: Richard Borges

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All theory tests in England from 15 to 21 June have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

We are emailing anyone with a test booked from 15 to 21 June to let them know it has been rescheduled.
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National driving school launches ‘Queue Jump’ for learners keen to get behind the wheel when allowed

The motoring experts at Bill Plant Driving School have recently discovered that Britons are keen to get back behind the wheel and finish learning how to drive, in order to gain their licence and be free on the road.
Road Safety
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Highways England’s pumps £85 million into getting people back on bikes

Get pedalling! That's the message from Highways England as it reveals the latest areas to benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in cycling.
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RoSPA opens for socially-distanced in-person training

RoSPA has reopened the doors of its health and safety training centre, ensuring that face-to-face training can be delivered safely for everyone.
Legislation & Regulation
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DVLA have restarted provisional licence applications

Following on from the recent news on photocard extensions, the DVLA are now accepting new provisional applications.
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Streets Ahead podcast episode 1

Each episode, we discuss the news and views in the fast-paced world of active travel, cycling, walking and urban planning in a jargon-free safe space.
Other
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Drivers warned of flat battery danger

Motorists have been warned of the dangers of recharging flat car batteries as Britain prepares to get back to work after lockdown.
Legislation & Regulation
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E-scooters trials a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ – IAM RoadSmart

Plans to bring forward national trials of e-scooters present a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make ‘positive changes’ to transport infrastructure, according to a leading road safety charity.