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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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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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