Safety

Health
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NASP urges action on continued closure of waiting rooms

NASP is today urging members to lodge a complaint with the Health and Safety Executive regarding the continued closure of test centre waiting rooms.
Technology & Innovation
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New gritters take to the road

Ninety-three new state of the art gritters will be patrolling England’s motorways and major A roads this winter as part of a multi-million investment to help keep traffic moving in severe weather.
Road Safety
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Drivers over 55 twice as likely to know common road signs than under 24s

Drivers over 55 have a much better knowledge of common road signs compared to younger generations according to new research.
Health
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NASP comment on PCS Examiner member ballot

NASP is aware that a ballot of PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union - one of the main unions for Driving Examiners) members has recently taken place.
Road Safety
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Automated cone laying vehicle spotted on roads in new trial

Motorists have been able to snatch a first glimpse on the roads of a pioneering cone-laying vehicle that will eliminate the need for roadworkers to do the job from the back of a truck.
Road Safety
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Don’t Be A Passenger

Leading driver training company, RED Driver Risk Management, is calling on all passenger fleet operators to ensure they have regular, effective professional driver training in place for all drivers
Legislation & Regulation
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Green light for increase in speed through roadworks

Limit through roadworks to increase to 60mph – where safe and where shown on road signs
Health
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Some driving and riding test centres to remain closed for safety checks

Another update from the DVSA on which test centres will remain closed
Legislation & Regulation
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Sit in and observe driving tests

You cannot sit in and observe a driving test at the moment because of coronavirus (COVID-19) and social distancing.