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Author Archive | Allan Leith

New Fixed Penalties for Drivers

New penalties for careless drivers or inconsiderate driving came into effect in August this year. Police have powers to issue fixed penalties to drivers for less serious careless driving offences, freeing them from lengthy court processes. Fixed penalties have increased for most motoring offences including using a mobile phone at the wheel and not wearing […]

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Learner drivers warned about extra charges

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) have finally started to warn learner drivers about copycat websites that offer to book theory and driving tests. These sites can charge large booking fees over and above the cost of a theory or practical test, they also offer ‘pass protection’ with the promise of a free re-test – something […]

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Government to overhaul young driver rules in bid to improve safety

Published: 25 March 2013 Green paper on improving the safety and reducing risks to young drivers launched. Young drivers could benefit from improved training and lower insurance premiums as the government confirmed its intention to launch a green paper on improving the safety and reducing risks to young drivers. The proposals were unveiled today at […]

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Happy New Year to you All

Welcome to 2013 we hope that this year will be a good year for everyone. Now that the festive season is over and we are all back to work figures have been issued for Anti Drink Driving Campaigns carried out by Sussex Police, they reported 128 drink-driving arrests during December, and I am sure we […]

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