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Instructors Lobby Against Unsafe Driving Manoeuvre

Instructors Lobby Against Unsafe Driving Manoeuvre

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The new and updated driving test will be implemented from the 4th December and in it candidates could be asked to park on the right (opposite side) of the road. A number of driving instructors have signed an e-petition to get this manoeuvre removed from the test on the grounds that it is unsafe and against the guidance given in the Highway Code.

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AOP Campaigns for Drivers to have Compulsory Eyesight Tests

AOP Campaigns for Drivers to have Compulsory Eyesight Tests

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is campaigning for drivers to have compulsory eyesight tests every ten years.

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Tesco Extra Watford becomes the first supermarket to gain the Disabled Parking Accreditation
The Smart Pedestrian Crossing

The Smart Pedestrian Crossing

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A new type of technically advanced pedestrian crossing which has the ability to respond to situations in ‘real time’ has been showcased in London. The crossing uses cameras to detect what is happening on the road, and depending on what the cameras see, an appropriately sized LED crossing appears on the road in front of the pedestrians who wish to cross.

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Cars to Automatically Call 999 after a Crash

Cars to Automatically Call 999 after a Crash

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Within the next six months all new cars made by vehicle manufacturers in the UK will be able to automatically call the emergency services in the event of a crash.

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