Tag: Andrew Jones

Driving Test changes meet with general approval

Driving Test changes meet with general approval

2nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Changes to the driving test will help save lives and improve road safety, said transport minister Andrew Jones. Learner drivers will need to pass a modern test that will include new manoeuvres and a longer independent driving section to make sure drivers have the skills, knowledge and confidence to drive on their own. The changes will also include a section where drivers use satellite navigation to find their way.

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Government launches plans to improve driver and motorcyclist training

3rd January 2017 | 0 Comments

Plans to improve driver and motorcyclist training to improve safety on roads in Great Britain were announced by Transport minister, Andrew Jones on Friday 30 December 2016. The proposed changes will see competent learner drivers able to have lessons on motorways with an approved driving instructor in a dual controlled car. Allowing learners on a motorway will improve the awareness and experience of new drivers which is aimed at boosting safety on roads in Great Britain.

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Fleet Hero Award for Maxoptra

1st December 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxoptra, the dynamic route planning software solution, has been awarded the Fleet Supplier 2016 Fleet Hero Award by the Energy Saving Trust in recognition of the support provided to help fleet operators reduce carbon emissions. Maxoptra is a cloud based, cost effective vehicle scheduling solution that helps service providers and distribution companies improve the efficiency […]

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NMDA asks ‘what happened to promised grant for plug-in motorcycles?’

13th June 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) has written to Andrew Jones MP, parliamentary undersecretary of State for Transport, raising their concerns that the promised plug-in motorcycle grant scheme has still not been delivered.

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NFDA calls on government to allow private HGV-MOT testers

21st May 2015 | 0 Comments

“A move to allow private HGV-MOT Testers could only be a step in the right direction”, said Sue Robinson, director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers across the UK.

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