Driving News and Tips:
Adapt Your Driving
The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone.Adapt your driving to the appropriate type and condition of road you are on. In particular do not treat speed limits as a target. It is often not appropriate or safe to drive at the maximum speed limit, take the road and traffic conditions into account. Be prepared /for unexpected or difficult situations, for example, the road being blocked beyond a blind bend, prepared to adjust your speed as a precautionWhere there are junctions, be prepared for road users emergingIn side roads and country lanes look out for unmarked junctions where nobody has priorit Be prepared to stop at traffic control systems, road works, pedestrian crossings or traffic lights as necessaryAttempt to anticipate what pedestrians and cyclists might do. If pedestrians, particularly children, are looking the other way, they may step out into the road without seeing you.
DSA WAITING ROOMS
Driving test centre waiting rooms. It's our priority to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect you, your pupils and our examiners, so for everyone's safety we reduced access to our driving test centres.We understand this is causing some of you issues particularly if your local test centre has no other local amenities.Working with the Health and Safety ExecutiveAs we set out on 21 October we've been working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and are reviewing individual centres to see how some waiting rooms could be made safely available.Next week we will be issuing further information and guidance on what we will be doing.