Category Archives: Driving Law

New powers to protect learner drivers by DSA

Driving instructor who pose threat to public safety will face immediate suspension under the new law from July 2012. Click here for more info How to find a good driving instructor by Noel Christopher  ADI Need a driving instructor in … Continue reading

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Careless drivers will be targeted

Careless drivers will be targeted under new proposals announced for consultation by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning. The proposals would make fixed penalty notices available for careless driving, giving the police greater flexibility in dealing with less serious careless driving … Continue reading

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Government crack down on drug driving menace

The government announced plans today to crack down on those who drive while under the influence of drugs. Legislation unveiled in the Queen’s Speech will create a specific drug driving offense. Currently police have to demonstrate that driving had been … Continue reading

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Year 2012 – Changes to the theory test: the facts

From 23 January 2012 the theory test will be made up of multiple-choice questions which are no longer published in learning materials. The reason behind the move is to stop candidates from simply memorising theory test questions and answers and … Continue reading

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THINK! campaign to help children stay safe

The £700,000 campaign, which will run on television and in cinemas, is aimed at children aged six to eleven, and spells out the dangers of not taking care on the roads. Television adverts will highlight the importance of finding a … Continue reading

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Traffic signs updated, clutter and red tape reduced in biggest signs review in 40 years

Unnecessary Whitehall bureaucracy will be tackled and costs for councils reduced following the biggest review into Britain’s traffic signing system for 40 years, announced today by Transport Minister Norman Baker. For further reading click here

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High speed on our Motor Ways to 80 MPH

Government proposes 80 miles per hour motorway speed limit The Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has announced his intention to consult on increasing the  our national speed limit on motorways from 70 mph to 80 mph. The government plans to launch … Continue reading

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Dangerous drivers were set out by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond

Better enforcement and education to cut road deaths Plans to improve road safety education while taking tough action against the small minority of dangerous drivers were set out by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today. Careless driving will be made a … Continue reading

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