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Proposed changes to The Highway Code published

Earlier this year it was announced that The Highway Code will be updated following the input of thousands of drivers, motoring groups and transport organisations in an effort to make UK roads safer. Proposed changes are available to view on the GOV.UK website and include reference to FORS at ‘Annex 6 Vehicle maintenance, safety and … Read more

Places still available on free driver training courses for early 2022

Dates are still available for free on-cycle practical element only courses alongside free face-to-face Safe Urban Driving (SUD), Van Smart (VS) and LoCITY Driving. Additionally, places are still available to book for free remote LoCITY Driving, SUD theory only and VS theory only courses. The free on-cycle practical element only, SUD and VS courses are … Read more

Avoid bridge strikes with effective route planning and satnav equipment that is fit for purpose

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) for Great Britain have stated that the number of bridge strike incidents in the UK remains alarmingly high, with 1,624 incidences of bridge strikes on the Network Rail infrastructure alone in 2020/21. The TCs state that there are many more incidences of commercial vehicles using inappropriate routes, including not complying with … Read more