Road Safety GB launches 2021 Festival of Road Safety

Road Safety GB launches 2021 Festival of Road Safety Road Safety GB has announced the return of the Festival of Road Safety in 2021 – and is looking for speakers and participants to take part in the online event. The Festival of Road Safety first ran in November 2020 and was a big success, with more […]

The Driving Instructors Podcast – Show released on 7/9/21

The Driving Instructors Podcast 62 minutes The latest episode from Dipod is now freely available for your listening pleasure! Your response is always welcome at www.dipod.co.uk… In this show we continue our discussion with Mark Revill-Johnson from New Zealand and amongst other things, we compare notes on how the driving instructor industry compares to the UK. […]

1 day to go: consultation on proposals to address lorry driver shortages

1 day to go: consultation on proposals to address lorry driver shortages The government is consulting on proposed changes to the requirements to obtain a vocational driving licence to help address the current shortage of lorry drivers. Time is running out to give your views as the consultation closes tomorrow (7 September) at 11.59pm. What […]

Changes to the theory test service

Changes to the theory test service As part of the roll out of DVSA’s new theory test service, the locations of many theory test centres are changing. When we wrote to you on 19 July we were not able to confirm the location of some of the new test centres. We can now confirm another […]

Road Safety News w/comm 6/9/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 6/9/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports. LATEST NEWS • Road Safety GB is seeking to appoint an executive director to succeed Alan Kennedy who is retiring at the end of March 2022. • An alliance of road safety organisations has published a new report urging the Government to launch […]

Tailgating & the Ability  to Stop ‘Undramatically’

      Tailgating & the Ability to Stop ‘Undramatically’ Harrington Driver Training Services Tailgating is one of the most dangerous – and common driver behaviours seen on our roads. A shocking 87 per cent of drivers say they have experienced or witnessed it, and more than 100 people each year are killed or seriously […]

ADINJC and Intelligent Instructor Expo and Conference – Update

ADINJC and Intelligent Instructor Expo and Conference – Update Our speaker line-up is looking really interesting!  As well as DVSA’s Loveday Rider and John Sheridan, here are just some of the speakers that you can expect to see on the day.  Watch this space for more updates! To register for the events, which takes place […]

Weekend news for the ADINJC

We’re delighted to tell you that the DVSA’s CEO will be attending the Expo and Conference. Loveday Rider will be joined on The Live Stage by John Sheridan, Driver Training Policy Manager to offer an industry update and run a Q&A session. We’re confident this will be a popular section of the event, which is […]