Driving Tests to Be Made Shorter

Don L. Gates

Due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns, the waiting list for driving tests has risen sharply. Countless tests were cancelled and many learner drivers found themselves unable to even take lessons with an instructor. Driving Tests Restart The government has announced the 22nd April as […]

Are Smart Motorways Safe?

Don L. Gates

Are smart motorways safe and as clever as they are supposed to be? If the answer is yes, then why do people keep getting killed on them? Over the last five years, 38 people have been killed in incidents that would probably not have occurred on a regular motorway. On […]

Driving Test Pass Rates

Don L. Gates

A common question for people to ask when they are learning to drive is “What are the driving test pass rates?” Well here they are for 2020. You will notice that there is a lot of variation in pass rates among the test centres, but this does not mean that […]

Proposed Changes to the Highway Code

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A consultation is currently underway with proposed changes to the Highway Code. The writers are considering making various alterations; particularly with regard to the following vulnerable groups: cyclists pedestrians horse riders The main changes suggested to the Highway Code: introducing a hierarchy of road users, to ensure that those who […]