Invisible Pedestrians

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Invisible Pedestrians [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="464"] Vehicle headlights create black hole in front and create invisible pedestrians[/caption] Blog Taken from  The Dile Website That night the shock set in! A headache, cold, shivering, despite the heat in the room. It was just a brief visit to the supermarket for the dog food I had forgotten to buy – for myself I would have gone without but not for my dog! What happened It was early evening, cold and raining, headlights glaring off the wet road surface. Rather than return via the A47 dual carriageway, I chose the shorter route via the old A47 through the local village. Just before the village itself, opposite the Norfolk Showground. It is a business area set back from the road, fronting onto the A47 dual…
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Index of Blogs

Index of Blogs

Safe Driving
A short history of Pedestrian Crossing Safe Driving Changes to the child seat belt Law Safe Driving Dealing with Emergency Service Vehicles Safe Driving Help, I want to learn to drive Safe Driving Knowing where to expect vulnerable road users Safe Driving Show me Tell me questions Safe Driving Traffic Calming Methods Safe Driving Why it is dangerous to use a mobile phone while driving Safe Driving How to plan a Journey considering time and cost BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road How to respond to an accident or breakdown BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road How vulnerable road users can stay safe when using the road BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Know your traffic signs and signals BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Reasons…
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Problems of introducing the Graduated Driving Licence

Safe Driving
Problems of introducing the graduated driving licence On a previous Blog, the Author explained how the government is talking about introducing a Graduated Driving Licence. However, he expressed an opinion that not all Driving Instructors would be trained to a sufficient level of training to be able to offer the complete level of training that this new qualification would require. Also, he felt that not everyone would benefit from having a Graduated Driving Licence. Now to put his Ideas for people to discuss regarding the introduction of the Graduated Driving Licence Not all Provisional Car Licence holders are novices to driving. Some will come to the provisional training having had previous experience in different for instance a)      They might already hold a full Driving Licence in another Non-European Country having…
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Vehicle tax changes

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Updates and advice on abolition of the vehicle tax disc. From 1 October 2014, the paper tax disc will no longer need to be displayed on a vehicle windscreen. You can apply online to tax or SORN your vehicle using your 16 digit reference number from your vehicle tax renewal reminder (V11) or 11 digit reference number from your log book (V5C) What this means to you To drive or keep a vehicle on the road you will still need to get vehicle tax and DVLA will still send you a renewal reminder when your vehicle tax is due to expire. This applies to all types of vehicles including those that are exempt from payment of vehicle tax. Buying a vehicle From 1 October, when you buy a vehicle, the vehicle tax will no…
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