First we hear from Ian Phillips who organised the event for us. Another great day packed full of driving experiences was once again delivered by CAT driver training at Millbrook proving ground. For those of you that have never been, Millbrook is a vehicle proving ground set in the Bedfordshire countryside just south of … Continue reading Millbrook Driver Development Day 2016
In ten years, the number of road signs has almost doubled, to an estimated 4.5 million. Changes in the law, introduced on 22nd April 2016, should spell the end for the plethora of pointless road signs. Councils have now been given the power to remove unnecessary and pointless road signs. The new powers, contained in … Continue reading The end of Pointless Roadsigns?
Warm weather has arrived at last, and it seems the predictions of those who profess to know about such things, suggest we are in for a hot summer. An inevitable feature of the British summer is a focus on drink driving. Police forces up and down the land will be dusting off their publicity campaigns … Continue reading It’s Summer Again!
Two surveys reported in the press recently caught my attention. One was taken by Saga, surveying 10,000 people, and the other by a well-known insurance company involving 1,500 drivers. The Saga survey concluded that half of those over 50 say they would be happy to take a test at the age of 70 to prove … Continue reading Older drivers, what is your point?
Young driver sponsorship
It seems that many people are still being caught out by change in car tax rules that saw the demise of the paper tax disc last year. There has been a large increase in the numbers being clamped by the DVLA. No, I didn’t know they did that sort of thing either. There has been … Continue reading Beware the DVLA Clampers!
It’s well known that young drivers, within the first year of driving, are very vulnerable – largely due to their lack of experience. It is also recognised that, as a group, they are hard to reach and to influence, particularly in their attitude to driving. We are offering three free sessions to help young, inexperienced … Continue reading Help for young drivers