Research

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Crowd funding to get driving instructors back to work

Following the DVSA announcement on 15th June cancelling all theory and driving tests indefinitely, a driving instructor from Wiltshire is crowd funding to seek an expert epidemiological report specifically relating to the driver training profession, taking into account social distancing during driving lessons and lesson duration.
Health
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Learner drivers will need to learn new skill of patience!

Research conducted by leading driving instructor publisher Intelligent Instructor has found that once lock down restrictions are eased to allow instructors to take to the road, the state of the driver trainer market will be very different.
Cars
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Half of drivers don’t trust driverless technology

Half of the UK’s drivers do not trust new driverless technology, with women less likely to trust it than men (men 46% and women 55%). 
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Should ‘P’ plates become mandatory?

Two thirds of people would like to see P plates become mandatory Results revealed in online poll by Motorpoint, the…

Legislation & Regulation
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Christmas car decorations could land motorists on the naughty list, research reveals

Many road users may already argue that decorating your car for Christmas should be a crime. But the research, from…

Cars
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Two-thirds of cars are bought in cash

Over 55s most likely to buy car outright More than a quarter of UK drivers change their car every two…

Other
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Mobile phone use still drivers’ biggest annoyance despite offences appearing to decrease

Drivers using phones are more annoying than tailgating, failing to indicate or dangerous overtaking Convictions for mobile use down across…

Legislation & Regulation
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New road tax could soon be pay-as-you-drive

Car taxes like Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) and fuel duty bolster the Treasury’s coffers to the tune of £40 billion…

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UK’s most popular driving school business name uncovered and 25 businesses use it

There are 39,710 registered driving instructors in the UK There are 34 million UK driving license holders According to government…