Changing the Membership Structure – webinar

Changing the Membership Structure – webinar May we invite you to a webinar to discuss the changes to our membership structure.  This will take place on Wednesday 23 June at 7.30pm. We need to simplify our membership structure, and to go digital so that we can work more efficiently.  The webinar,the first of many, will […]

Weedon vocational test centre: relocation

Weedon vocational test centre: relocation We wanted to give you advance notice of our plans to close the vocational test centre in Weedon and move to a new site. This is so that we can provide a more cost-effective and efficient service that better meets the needs of customers. Once we have finalised the new […]

Increasing the number of driving tests appointments

Increasing the number of driving tests appointments To help tackle the waiting list for driving tests we have been working on a number of ways to increase the amount of driving test appointments available. We wanted to update you on the things we have been working on: Returning to 7 tests a day From Monday […]

To start your week off…

To start your week off… Thanks to everyone who attended our Association Meeting on Saturday.  We do realise that everyone is very busy currently so it was nice that so many were able to attend. You can read the minutes of the meeting here.  These include the slides about the membership structure we are introducing for individual […]

Road Safety News w/comm 7/6/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 7/6/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports. LATEST NEWS • The virtual stage is set for Road Safety GB’s online cycle safety event – which gets underway on Monday 7 June. • The 100 day countdown to Project EDWARD 2021 got underway last week with the unveiling of September’s week of action and […]

Emergency Response Drivers – Exemptions & Non-Exemptions

     Harrington Driver Training Services Emergency response drivers play a fundamental role in health and safety operations. The main organizations that require emergency response drivers are the Police, Ambulance and Fire Services, with secondary organizations such as the National Blood Service, Coastguard Service, Lifeboat Service and Mountain and Cave Rescue service all also utilizing emergency […]

Road Safety Ireland – May  2021

Road Safety Ireland – May  2021 Tom Harrington LL B (Hons.) F Inst. MTD   Unavailability of Theory Tests The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has defended a lack of availability for its online theory test, saying that the system as it stands is only a pilot project. Learner drivers waiting to take their test, who […]

Road Safety News w/comm 31/5/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 31/5/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports. LATEST NEWS • Police forces across the UK are encouraging motorists to ‘buckle up’ and follow seatbelt laws, as part of a three week national campaign. • Registration is now open for the first of two live presentations taking place as part of Road Safety GB’s online […]