Is the Highway Code Actually Law? – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2020)

Is The Highway Code Actually Law? Harrington Driver Training Services The Highway Code is primarily designed to help all road users be safe on the roads. It includes the rules and regulations on how we should use the roads as well as providing advice on making our journeys less stressful. Also, if all road users […]

Road Safety News midweek update – in association with THINK

Click here to read all news reports Measures to ‘raise the bar’ on smart motorway safety The Government has confirmed dynamic smart motorways are being abolished, in an effort to ‘rebuild public confidence’ in the motorway network. Read more… Government to consult on nationwide pavement parking ban The Government has set out new proposals to […]

Road Safety News w/comm 23/3/20 – in association with THINK!

  Click here to read all news reports • The Government has confirmed it will consult on the use of e-scooters, as part of the ‘biggest review of transport laws in a generation’. • A new report is claiming more than a third of people killed in vehicles during 2018 were not wearing a seat […]

Mirrors, Blind ‘Spots’ & Peripheral Vision – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (February 2020)

Mirrors, Blind ‘Spots’ & Peripheral Vision Harrington Driver Training Services Driving is a complex task and one that demands the driver’s full concentration, anticipation, planning and constant awareness. By awareness we mean ‘situational awareness’ – knowing what is happening around your vehicle at all times.  Sometimes drivers say you ‘should have eyes in the back […]

Road Safety News w/comm 20/4/20 – in association with THINK!

    Click here to read all news reports • Road Safety GB has launched a new online forum to help practitioners share ideas and give support to each other during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. • A new online map has launched to help key workers across the UK find cycle-related offers and locate […]

LLandrindod Wells driving test centre: closure

Llandrindod Wells driving test centre is closing. We have been informed by the landlord of the Llandrindod Wells driving test centre that our long term agreement will not be renewed when it expires on 30 June 2020. We have no final date for closure yet and the driving test centre will stay open on a month-to-month […]

Single Vehicle Crashes – Accidents or Attempted Suicide? – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2020)

  Single Vehicle Crashes – Accidents or Attempted Suicide? Harrington Driver Training Services Suicide is the act of killing oneself that results from an action or omission initiated with the intention of causing death and in the expectation of a fatal outcome. It is suspected that many single vehicle crashes are suicide attempts. These one […]

Traffic Safety Roads – March

  The Marchedition of Traffic Safety Roads is now out – many thanks to Graham Feest, our Road Safety Advisor. In this month’s edition – Institute of Master Tutors of Driving Safer People Vehicles Roads 2020 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Bikeability Training Scheme Estimated Road Deaths from Drink Drive 2018 Government Announce Sustainable Travel Plans Secretary […]