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Bill Plant Driving School postpones all driving lessons – FleetNews

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Bill Plant Driving School have postponed all driving lessons and driving instructor training due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The driving school have also said it’s working on a financial package for its self-employed driving instructors.

A spokesperson at Bill Plant Driving School said: “We have taken the difficult decision to postpone all driving lessons and training with the exception of teaching key workers where necessary.

“This is not a decision we are taking lightly, but one made with the health and wellbeing of all our pupils, instructors, trainers and staff in mind. read more


Bill Plant Driving School postpones its lessons – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

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The team at Bill Plant Driving School are currently working around the clock to finalise a financial support package for their self-employed nationwide Driving Instructors. This will be announced to their Driving Instructors within the next 48 hours.

The team at www.billplant.co.uk said: “We have taken the difficult decision to postpone all driving lessons and training by 8pm on 23rd March at the latest, with the exception of teaching key workers where necessary.”

“This is not a decision we are taking lightly, but one made with the health and wellbeing of all our pupils, instructors, trainers and staff in mind. read more


Bill Plant Driving School ends its lessons – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

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The team at Bill Plant Driving School are currently working around the clock to finalise a financial support package for their self-employed nationwide Driving Instructors. This will be announced to their Driving Instructors within the next 48 hours.

The team at www.billplant.co.uk said: “We have taken the difficult decision to postpone all driving lessons and training by 8pm on 23rd March at the latest, with the exception of teaching key workers where necessary.”

“This is not a decision we are taking lightly, but one made with the health and wellbeing of all our pupils, instructors, trainers and staff in mind. read more


Driving instructors speak out after tests suspended across the UK – expressandstar.com

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Driving tests postponed as part of coronavirus efforts – Milton Keynes Citizen

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The stop on driving tests currently only applies to those booked for March 19 and 20, although it is not clear if it will be extended beyond that. The DVSA’s customer support service on Twitter is currently telling learners: “If there is more than 3 clear working days before your test date, please head to the website to change or cancel.” However, it is not clear if this is for all candidates or only those displaying coronavirus symptoms.

Source Article from https://www.miltonkeynes.co.uk/lifestyle/cars/driving-tests-postponed-part-coronavirus-efforts-2501517 read more


Driving tests postponed as part of coronavirus efforts – Pontefract and Castleford Express

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The stop on driving tests currently only applies to those booked for March 19 and 20, although it is not clear if it will be extended beyond that. The DVSA’s customer support service on Twitter is currently telling learners: “If there is more than 3 clear working days before your test date, please head to the website to change or cancel.” However, it is not clear if this is for all candidates or only those displaying coronavirus symptoms.

Source Article from https://www.pontefractandcastlefordexpress.co.uk/lifestyle/cars/driving-tests-postponed-part-coronavirus-efforts-2501517 read more


Raw Deal: Driving instructor left bored and out of pocket by car’s airbag fault – The Sunday Post

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A driving instructor is celebrating after Raw Deal helped her get a new dual control car from Ford – plus a refund of more than £13,000.

Roberta Noble is well established in Aberdeenshire, where she has helped hundreds of learner drivers to pass their tests.

But the mum of three’s busy schedule was halted after she ran into problems with her new Fiesta.

The vehicle was off the road for months following a costly and long-running dispute with the manufacturer.

“Since last year I have had to pay out almost £14,000 to hire another dual control car to take my pupils out in,” said Roberta, 53, from Peterhead. “Ford was refusing to reimburse me this money while my own vehicle couldn’t seem to be fixed.” read more