There has been a change in speed limit fines find out how they could affect you

There has been a change in speed limit fines find out how they could affect you

Safe Driving
Have a look at the Change in Speed Limit Fines can affect you The change in speed limits come into effect from the 24th April. New powers to crack down on speeding drivers come into force next week But millions of motorists are unaware of spiralling penalties. Under the rules drivers caught for the most severe cases of speeding could be fined one and a half times their weekly take-home pay. A motorist who is earning £50,000 a year would pay up to £1,000 for travelling 41mph in a 20mph limit. There will be a cap of £2,500 for speeding on a motorway, and £1,000 on other roads. Under new rules laid out by the Sentencing Council causing a change in speed limit fines   The Information  comes from https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/offences/item/speeding-revised-2017/ Magistrates have the power to…
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Safe Road Skills and Attitudes BTEC Level One

BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Skills & Attitude, Safe Driving
Edexcel BTEC Level One Award and Certificate The qualification presents an incredible opportunity for anyone from the age of 14. To work towards a BTEC qualification Safe Road Skills and Attitudes. Even before they are legally able to drive What are Safe Road Skills and Attitudes qualifications? Our Safe Road Skills and Attitudes qualifications have been designed in partnership with the Driving Standards Agency. First of all the qualification is approved for learners aged 14+ at schools and colleges and are open to all road users. That includes car drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists or horse riders. Learners will gain an understanding of the rules of the road as set out in the Official Highway Code. Furthermore, to the impact of their attitudes and behaviour can have on other road users. Why…
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The New Driving Test Explained starts on 4th Dec

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On April 15th the DVSA announced the New Driving Test. Allow me to try and explain the new driving test changes in a simple manner. There are four changes to explain. Firstly, the Independent drive It has changed, Instead of about 12 minutes the Independent drive the drive will be for about 20 minutes following directions using a Sat Nav most of the time. Sometimes the examiner will give you directions following road signs. The direction by following road signs will be only given one on five tests. The Examiner will provide the Sat Nav, so you do not need to worry about buying a particular version to take the test. If you make a mistake, you will not necessarily fail so long as you follow the correct procedure to…
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Why do I need to take the Theory Test?

Why do I need to take the Theory Test?

Safe Driving
I get asked why do I need to take the theory test as my father or mother never had to take the theory test. From my point of view, the number of people driving has increased, so drivers need to understand the rules of the road and how to be safe drivers. A potted history of the Theory Test The first Theory Test was introduced in July 1996 before that the examiner would ask several questions directly the Highway Code. For the first few years, the test was a written and drivers did not need to pass the theory test before taking the practical test. They did not get their full license till they had passed the theory test. In 2000 the test became computerised, and it became necessary for…
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