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Driving instructor caught using phone while driving in Great Yarmouth | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News – Eastern Daily Press

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PUBLISHED: 16:02 23 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:02 23 August 2019

A driving instructor was caught using their phone while driving in Great Yarmouth. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A driving instructor was caught using their phone while driving in Great Yarmouth. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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State pension age: ‘I had to stop being a driving instructor at 61 – retiring at 75 would be dangerous’ – iNews

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An idea to increase the state pension age to 75 in just over 15 years’ time has sparked incredulity among some older people who have already had to wait longer than expected for their pension.

The Government has said it is not considering the proposal from a think tank. However, this has not alleviated everyone’s fears, with some highlighting the risks involved with working later in life in certain careers.

Ann Baker expected to get her pension at 60 but had to wait an extra three years because of changes to the threshold for women. She continued working as a driving instructor until she was 61, but could not keep going until 63.

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Fake driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud – iNews

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Almost 1,000 fake driving instructors have been reported in the last five years to the body which overseas lessons.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that 961 allegedly illegal instructors have been reported to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) since 2014.

Instructors must be registered with the DVSA and have passed a series of special test and background checks in order to charge for lessons.

Doing so without DVSA approval is a criminal offence under the Road Traffic Act.

Taking lessons from an unlicensed instructor either intentionally or unwittingly is also potentially dangerous and could prove costly.

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Illegal driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud – iNews

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Almost 1,000 fake driving instructors have been reported in the last five years to the body which overseas lessons.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that 961 allegedly illegal instructors have been reported to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) since 2014.

Instructors must be registered with the DVSA and have passed a series of special test and background checks in order to charge for lessons.

Doing so without DVSA approval is a criminal offence under the Road Traffic Act.

Taking lessons from an unlicensed instructor either intentionally or unwittingly is also potentially dangerous and could prove costly.

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Illegal driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud – Mirfield Reporter

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Almost 1,000 fake driving instructors have been reported in the last five years to the body which overseas lessons.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that 961 allegedly illegal instructors have been reported to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) since 2014.

Instructors must be registered with the DVSA and have passed a series of special test and background checks in order to charge for lessons.

Doing so without DVSA approval is a criminal offence under the Road Traffic Act.

Taking lessons from an unlicensed instructor either intentionally or unwittingly is also potentially dangerous and could prove costly.

read more