Ruth Barton ADI

Ruth Barton ADI Northampton ADI Ruth Barton sadly passed away just before Christmas after a six week battle with Covid.  Her husband Andy Wilson, also an ADI to whom she was married for less than 12 months, paid this moving tribute to her. Deputy Chair of NJC Matt Stone said “I had the great privilege of knowing Ruth […]

Webinar update

Webinar update If you missed yesterday’s webinar, don’t worry, you can view it here. Thanks from the team on the supportive comments received following the webinar, here are a few of them: I watched your webinar last night. You guys do a great job . Apart from informative it was morale boosting which more so than […]

Fact Sheets to help you

Fact Sheets to help you We all know home schooling is a challenge, so NASP has put together some information you or your families may find useful to help you through these difficult times. You can find it here.   And ADINJC has produced a fact sheet on where to find help with finances. You can […]

Updated information on private practice

Updated information on private practice   The following has just been received from DVSA – “Government guidance is very clear that people should be staying at home to save lives and protect the NHS unless the trip is essential. A journey solely for driver learning purposes is not considered essential. However, current guidance has been […]

NASP starts a campaign to extend theory test certificates

NASP starts a campaign to extend theory test certificates The letter below has been emailed to Grant Shapps Secretary of State for Transport, Baroness Vere Under Secretary of State for Transport, and Loveday Ryder CEO DVSA with senior DVSA staff included to encourage a change in the law to extend the expiry date on theory certificates: […]

Road Safety News w/comm 11/1/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 11/1/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in eight casualties on England’s motorways and major A roads. • A long-serving road safety officer at Shropshire […]

Bridge Strikes – Just Unlucky or Lack of Attention?

A 79 seat double-deck           On an average day, the drivers of at least five heavy goods vehicles and / or buses put themselves, road users and the public travelling on trains at risk. Research by Network Rail (GB) has found that 32% of drivers admitted to setting off whilst not being aware of the […]

No everything is Cancelled

Yes, it’s true there should be NO private practice taking place during the current lockdown in England.  Even on essential journeys, as before.  We can make a guess (an educated one, but nevertheless still a guess) at the reasons behind this.  We have asked DVSA for the reasons and will of course let you know when we […]