Conference & Expo South – Kempton Park 29 March

We’re very excited about our new regional Conference & Expo events, the first of which will be at Kempton Park Racecourse on 29 March. These are the exhibitors we have signed up so far! Come and join us for the whole day, or just for part, we’d love to see you there.  Click here to […]

Cracking down on non-compliant motorcycle trainers

It’s been just over a year since we started doing more compliance checks on the motorcycling industry. In our latest blog post, I wanted to share what we’ve found over the past year and give tips on making sure your approved training body (ATB) stays on the right side of the rules. Read ‘Cracking down […]

Grangemouth driving test centre: relocation

The current lease for Grangemouth driving test centre is due to end in May 2020. Testing will continue at the current test centre until 22 May 2020. We’re in the process of finding an alternative site and we’ll keep you informed of our progress. Candidates should continue to book tests at Grangemouth driving test centre.

Panorama to focus on ‘Britain’s Killer Motorways’

Smart motorways are set to come under intense scrutiny tonight during an episode of BBC’s Panorama programme. A Freedom of Information (FoI) request sent by Panorama to Highways England shows 38 people have been killed on smart motorways in the last five years. The FoI request also reveals on one section of the M25, the number […]

Road Safety News w/comm 27/1/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Analysis of DfT casualty statistics shows motorcyclists are 66 times more likely than car drivers to be killed on UK roads. • The AA has confirmed its patrols are told not to stop on smart motorways – but says it is not alone in providing such guidance. […]

Unofficial Hand Signals & Misplaced Courtesy? Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2020)

Harrington Driver Training Services Signaling is part and parcel of everyday motoring. We signal our intentions in various ways, from indicators to brake lights, flashing of headlights, the horn and position of our vehicle. However, there are those ‘courteous’ drivers who also give various gestures including the ‘come on’ wave inviting another road user to […]

Chingford test centre: temporary relocation

> Car driving tests will be relocated to a temporary site while we carry out maintenance work. The last day of testing at Chingford test centre will be Friday 21 February 2020.  From Monday 24 February 2020 any tests booked will be carried out from Premier Inn on Rangers Road. Testing will recommence from Chingford test centre […]

Ipswich theory test centre: relocation

The theory test centre in Ipswich is relocating to a new site. The last day of testing at Crown House will be 25 January 2020. The first day of testing at the new site will be 4 February 2020. Candidates with tests booked have been notified of the change. New test centre address Ipswich theory […]