Tag Archives: Driver Training

More progress required on US teenage driver safety

Report from Ford and the GHSA shows that older teenagers are still over represented in fatal accident statistics in the USA. Ahead of the USA’s “National Teen Driver Safety Week”, which takes place from October 16th to 22nd, a new …

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Survey shows support for novice driver restrictions

Road safety charity Brake has performed a study into attitudes towards placing restrictions on novice drivers to make roads safer. With young drivers being of higher risk on UK roads, especially at the time that they have just passed their …

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Summer safety advice to motorcyclists

US insurance company offers advice on taking to two wheels safely as the start of the motorcycling season gets underway in America. As the month of May gets underway and the USA sees it as “Motorcycle Safety Month”, insurance company …

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Driver experience day opportunity for teenagers

Younger teenagers in Scotland can try their hand at developing driving skills as part of an IAM organised driving event in Berwickshire. Under 17s who can’t wait to get behind the wheel of a car can try their hand at …

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Free skills assessments for UK motorcyclists

The IAM is offering motorcyclists a pre-season 1-hour session to assess riding skills and safety after the cobwebs have been gathering over the winter. In the lead up to peak motorcycling season during the next four months, the Institute of …

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Future farmers to receive driving skills training

Ford will provide scholarships to members of the Texas Future Farmers of America organisation to undertake driving skills for life training. Ford is teaming up with the Texas FFA Association (Future Farmers of America) to sponsor the car manufacturer’s Driving …

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Restructuring fleet safety training pays dividends

RoSPA is now seeing the benefits of its year long re-engineering of its training provision services for improving safety in the fleet industry. Having been renamed as the Fleet Safety division in May last year, RoSPA’s initiative to improve safety …

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Occupational driving assessment course available

RoSPA is making a course available for company employees responsible for assessing and mentoring fleet drivers to improve performance. After assisting energy company, SSE with improving driving standards across its large fleet of 7500 vehicles which cover over 40 million …

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Driving test experiment shows poor results for qualified drivers

The IAM has conducted an experiment to see if qualified drivers with experience would pass their test if asked to re-take it. According to the results of an experiment by Auto Express and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), around …

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Suit simulates effects of drugs on driving

Ford has developed a drug driving suit similar to its drink driving suit to show young drivers the effects of using illegal drugs before driving. Developed as part of its “Driving Skills for Life” course, which has been operational since …

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