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Risk of having an accident while using the road

Risk of having an accident while using the road

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Risk of having an accident In my previous blogs, I talked planning a journey. Now I want to talk about the risk of having an accident to start with how do you think the time of day changes the chances of having an accident. Would affect the risk would driving early in the morning, late at night or mid-day change the risk of having an accident. I think so because the diver's attention and level of concentration can be at different levels.  There are many things that perhaps it's worth talking about other different causes of an accident while driving. Types of Vehicle Now let's think about how we were going from Boston to Lincon Castle. We could be using a car or even a Motorcycle which I didn't mention…
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The Different Types of Road Users

The Different Types of Road Users

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The Different Types of Road Users Today while I was driving and teaching I started to think about the different Types of Road Users.  So how much would it cost to use them? Initially, I came up with Pedestrians Cycles and Cars So, I have created this blog to discuss the Different Types of Road Users we have available, the different expenses and why we would use these different types. I would be interested if readers would add comments to see if they agree or disagree with me. Being a Pedestrian is cheap but takes time travel from one place to another. Cycling is a little bit more expensive because you need to buy a bike however there is still a limit as to how far you can travel in…
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Will Europeans need new driving licenses

Will Europeans need new driving licenses

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Will Europeans need new driving licenses now that the UK has voted to leave the EU. What will the options be, will they need to take a new driving test? There has been no decisions made yet so I want to look at the options that could be made by the Government. I will look at the pros and cons as to why the government might make its decisions. Over the last few years the EU has been standardising the format of the driving license. Some people will have noticed that the current version of the driving license has how got the National Flag of the United Kingdom. This was decided by the EU to be a way of bringing all the countries together regarding driving standards. It is nice…
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BTEC Level 2 demonstrating safe driving

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The demonstrating safe driving qualification can help reduce insurance costs and help get you a better job. It has long been recognized for a while that new drivers are at most risk from crashing. This in part is down to lack of experience on the road and dare we say. A cavalier attitude to driving once that person has passed the driving test. The qualification is more than passing your Test The BTEC Level 2: demonstrating safe driving (car driver) aims to minimise the risks that are associated with new drivers. This is a course that can be completed during your driving lessons with your instructor. Or else through doing a self study at home with email support from your instructor. The BTEC Level 2: demonstrating safe driving(car driver) is a great…
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What do you need to think about to be sure you be safe to drive

What do you need to think about to be sure you be safe to drive

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 Are you fit to drive? Firstly look at what need to consider when thinking, am I fit to Drive? The minimum eyesight requirement that needs to be meet so you are fit to drive. The Highway Code says you must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate from 20 meters. (Highway Code 92). Should your eyesight drop below this requirement you must inform the DVLA. When you are over 70 years old you are recommended to talk to your doctor before you sign a medical disclaimer saying you are fit to drive   Medical Conditions Now let's talk about other medical conditions which can change and affect your ability to drive so you know you are fit to drive. There are several Neurological conditions or brain…
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