Learners on Motorways

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Date for Learners on Motorways announced by DVSA The DVSA have announced that driving instructors will be allowed to take learners on motorways from 4 June 2018. In December 2016, the Department for Transport (DfT) set out proposals to allow learner drivers to take lessons on motorways provided they are accompanied by an approved driving instructor and in a car that has dual controls. The consultation closed in February 2017, gathering 2,928 responses where the majority (80%) supported the proposal. The Statutory Instrument permitting this will be laid on 1 March 2018 and the regulations will come into force on 4 June 2018. Gareth Llewellyn, DVSA Chief Executive, said: “DVSA’s priority is to help you through a lifetime of safe driving. Our roads are among the safest in the world,…
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