Saudi Women Can Drive But Gender Inequality Still Remains

     Harrington Driver Training Services On 24 June 2018, as promised by Saudi authorities, several women received driving licences and started driving their cars. So, after 30 odd years, Saudi Arabia lifted its widely criticized ban on female drivers sparking jubilation among many women in the country that went out on the roads shortly after […]

“Moonshine” Motorcars of the Prohibition Era

     Harrington Driver Training services For many middle-class Americans, the 1920s was a decade of unprecedented prosperity. Rising earnings generated more disposable income for the purchase of consumer goods. Henry Ford’s advances in assembly-line efficiency created a truly affordable automobile, making car ownership a possibility for many Americans. The social effects of the automobile were […]

Road Safety Ireland – June 2020

            This Issue … v Eamon Ryan- New Transport Minister v Driving Tests Re-Commence v Mirrors – Theory Test Change (GB) v Insurance Claims Down–Premiums Up v The Carnage Continues … v UK “Disappointing Progress” v NCT Backlog v Insurance Refunds v Clever Tyre System v ‘Minor Bump’ = €62,000 + v Senseless […]

Is Jaywalking Considered a Traffic Violation?

     Harrington Driver Training Services Walking is a great way to get exercise, get to where you need to go, or to just get outside for some fresh air. But when you walk, you must be careful that you aren’t taking unnecessary chances—such as crossing outside of recognized crossing places. Commonly known as jaywalking, this practice […]

A Clean, Clear & Uncluttered Windscreen – Your View To Safer Driving!(Part 2)

A Clean, Clear & Uncluttered Windscreen – Your View To Safer Driving!(Part 2)                                                          Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (June 2020)   After An Accident – Establishing Negligence I f you were harmed by broken glass or due to hitting the windshield in a car accident, you may be able to recover damages […]

Kinesics & Body Language – The “Silent” Communication (Part 1) – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (April 2020)

          Communication between human beings is always coordinated with other behaviours. These displays in face-to-face communication are essential items in conveying useful information. The informative communication is important and it is widely transferred by means of verbal language. However, there are other means of communication such as Kinesics and body language. Kinesics, which is […]

The Need for Speed – An Addiction? – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2020)

Harrington Driver Training Services Speeding endangers everyone on the road; not only the speeders, but all of the people around them. Speeding is a type of aggressive driving behaviour. There are several factors that contribute to the overall rise in aggressive driving. Some of these factors are: traffic congestion; running late; anonymity and disregard for […]

Drivers – Do You Suffer From Vehophobia? – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (December 2019)

     Harrington Driver Training Services This article examines Vehophobia which is the fear of driving. Vehophobia can impact on one’s daily life, especially since most of us is dependent on driving to get around. In this article, the causes and symptoms of Vehophobia are examined. Also, coping strategies and other coping techniques are looked at […]