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End of paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence

From 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence will not be valid and will no longer be issued by DVLA. The counterpart was introduced to display driving licence details that could not be included on the photo card. These details include some vehicle categories you are entitled to drive and […]

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Hazard perception test wins road safety award

A national road safety group has awarded recognition for the role hazard perception plays in reducing accidents and its potential to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads. The Prince Michael International Road Safety Award has been welcomed by DVSA Chief Executive Alastair Peoples, who said: “I am extremely pleased […]

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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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The government plans 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 offence. Currently police have to demonstrate that driving had been impaired by drugs in order to prosecute. Under the proposed legislation it will automatically be an offence to drive a motor vehicle if you have certain controlled drugs in your body in excess […]

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