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Meet 81-year-old driving instructor Pat – who’s been teaching since 1964 and NEVER made an insurance claim – Surrey Live

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Surrey Live

Meet 81-year-old driving instructor Pat – who's been teaching since 1964 and NEVER made an insurance claim
Surrey Live
At 81, Patrick Smith could be Surrey's oldest Grade A driving instructor – and he claims his driving school is the country's longest established. Patrick started his career in October 1960, in a Ford Anglia 1962, before cars even had indicators and ...


Meet 81-year-old driving instructor Pat – who’s been teaching since 1964 and NEVER made an insurance claim – Get Surrey

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Get Surrey

Meet 81-year-old driving instructor Pat – who's been teaching since 1964 and NEVER made an insurance claim
Get Surrey
At 81, Patrick Smith could be Surrey's oldest Grade A driving instructor – and he claims his driving school is the country's longest established. Patrick started his career in October 1964, in a Ford Anglia 1962, before cars even had indicators and ...


In pictures: Driving lessons for Saudi women – BBC News

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In pictures: Driving lessons for Saudi women
BBC News
As Saudi Arabia prepares to end a driving ban for women on 24 June, state oil firm Aramco is offering to teach its female staff how to operate a car. Reuters photographer Ahmed Jadallah and reporter Rania El Gamal joined some of the 200 women ...
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How we’ve improved the DVSA enhanced rider scheme

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I’m Chris Parr, an Assistant Chief Driving Examiner in the Driver and Rider Policy team at DVSA. I’ve been lucky enough to be involved in all things motorcycle for most of my 19 years with DVSA.

I’ve covered everything from being a driving examiner and bike examiner, a Cardington trainer, CBT and DAS assessor through to my current role in rider policy.

Over the past year, I’ve been working on relaunching DVSA’s enhanced rider scheme. This is for riders who have passed their motorcycle test and want to do some extra training to brush up on their skills.

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Man, 59, threatened to smash up driving instructor’s car with a hammer – because he was fed up with learners using … – Stoke-on-Trent Live

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Stoke-on-Trent Live

Man, 59, threatened to smash up driving instructor's car with a hammer - because he was fed up with learners using ...
Stoke-on-Trent Live
Angry Kenneth Andrews threatened to smash up a driving instructor's car and face while waving a hammer – because he was sick of lessons taking place on his street. The 59-year-old came out of his house bare-chested and carrying the tool after spotting ...


Driving instructor ‘sexually assaulted 15 female students’ – STV News

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Driving instructor 'sexually assaulted 15 female students'
STV News
A driving instructor was ordered to stand trial accused of sexually assaulting 15 of his female students. Neil Addison, 55, of Cupar, Fife, is alleged to have "intentionally or recklessly" touched the women sexually over the course of almost three years.


Fife driving instructor accused of sex attacks on 15 female students with five women claiming he ‘touched their breast’ – The Scottish Sun

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The Scottish Sun

Fife driving instructor accused of sex attacks on 15 female students with five women claiming he 'touched their breast'
The Scottish Sun
... been committed at various addresses in Fife between September 1, 2015 and August 28, 2018. Fiscal depute Nicola Gillespie told Dundee Sheriff Court there were 15 separate female complainers in the case and that Addison was their driving instructor.


Fife driving instructor denies sexually assaulting 15 students – The Courier

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The Courier

Fife driving instructor denies sexually assaulting 15 students
The Courier
A driving instructor was today ordered to stand trial accused of sexually assaulting 15 of his female students. Neil Addison is alleged to have “intentionally or recklessly” touched the women sexually over the course of almost three years. It is ...


Motorway driving lessons for drivers as young as 10 – Stroud News and Journal

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Stroud News and Journal

Motorway driving lessons for drivers as young as 10
Stroud News and Journal
The event is open to any youngster who has had a minimum of two lessons with Young Driver. Instruction, which takes place in dual controlled Vauxhall Corsas, is provided by highly qualified Approved Driving Instructors and experienced police driving ...


Clacton driving instructor drove more than 40 miles to meet teen he groomed online – Essex Live

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Essex Live

Clacton driving instructor drove more than 40 miles to meet teen he groomed online
Essex Live
A Clacton driving instructor drove more than 40 miles from his home to meet a teenager he had groomed online. Robert Young, 53, of Stanmore Close, was on his way to meet with who he believed was a 15-year-old boy at the Tesco Superstore in Great ...