Association Meeting – save the date!

Saturday 29 February Village Inn, Walsall at 10am (The Hub is open for coffee from 9am) Agenda: 1. Meeting opened by the Chair – Lynne Barrie 2. Attendance register and apologies for absence 3. Minutes of the Association Meeting held on 30 November 2019 4. Matters arising 5. Correspondence 6. Chairman’s report 7. Presentation by […]

The Physics of Driving & ‘Mother Nature’s Law’- Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (August 2019)

Harrington Driver Training Services To be a good driver trainer one has to be a good driver. However, to be a good driver one doesn’t necessarily have to be a good trainer. But in relation to the operating principles of a motor vehicle – how much should a driver or the driver trainer know. Of […]

Improving theory test provision at Fort William

We’re working with Pearson Vue to improve the theory test service we provide in the Highlands and Islands. We ran a drop in session in Fort William in December 2019, to find out how you thought provision could be improved. Following your feedback, from 26 February 2020 the mobile testing van will visit Fort William […]

Stornoway theory test centre: new permanent site

Last year we held feedback sessions across the Highlands and Islands to find out how we could improve theory test provision. Following the feedback received we’re opening a new theory test centre in Stornoway, doubling the number of tests available. The last day of testing at Caladh Inn will be on 4 February 2020. The first […]

Road Safety News w/comm 3/2/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • A new THINK! campaign tackles ‘driving distractions’ caused by young men travelling as passengers in a car driven by one of their peers. • A group of MPs says the DfT and Highways England behaved with a “shocking degree of carelessness” over the introduction of smart motorways. […]

Coaching – The Next Level Holiday Inn Birmingham, M6 Junction 7

Coaching – The Next Level Holiday Inn Birmingham, M6 Junction 7 Tuesday 18 February 2020 ​The workshop will enhance any basic coaching skills you may already have and you can study the art of coaching at a more advanced level for the driver training industry. In turn this will help you stand out from the […]

Did you miss this week’s Panorama?

If you didn’t catch this week’s Panorama programme on Smart Motorways, then you might like to view it.  There was certainly some interesting (and scary) information that would be useful both for yourself and for passing on to relatives and students.  The programme came out of an FOI request by the programme that revealed some […]

Traffic Safety Roads – February

The February edition 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 Comment on Article Published in January Smartphone Dangers Top County Council New Car Registrations 2019 Into the Next Decade […]