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Driving Lessons in Ireland Requires Advanced Driving Instructors – National Driving School content= – PR Newswire UK

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DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Driving in Ireland has been accorded so much importance on a global scale. Road users who have experienced driving in other parts of the world have attested to this. Only people with a UK driving experience were able to scale up to Irish driving standards. This is not surprising. Over the years, major moves have been made by the government to make driving safe in Ireland. This has come in the form of reforms which have been made in the past years to enhance safe driving. A major milestone in improving driving experience in Ireland is the introduction of essential driver training.

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Driving instructor from Flintshire found guilty of sexually assaulting three learner drivers – LeaderLive

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A DRIVING instructor has been found guilty on five counts of sexually assaulting his students.

Derek Booth, 49, of Coed Mor, Pen-y-ffordd near Holywell, had faced 11 counts in total of sex attacks on five of his female students in a trial at Chester Crown Court.

The jury found Booth guilty on five counts against three of his students and not guilty on the remaining six counts. He will be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday, October 11.

The offences took place between June 2016 and February 2018, when Booth was employed at a driving school in Ellesmere Port before being arrested.

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Ellesmere Port driving instructor found guilty of sexually assaulting three learner drivers – The Chester Standard

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A DRIVING instructor has been found guilty on five counts of sexually assaulting his students.

Derek Booth, 49, of Coed Mor, Pen-y-ffordd near Holywell, had faced 11 counts in total of sex attacks on five of his female students in a trial at Chester Crown Court.

The jury found Booth guilty on five counts against three of his students and not guilty on the remaining six counts. He will be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday, October 11.

The offences took place between June 2016 and February 2018, when Booth was employed at a driving school in Ellesmere Port before being arrested.

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Thetford driving instructor arrested for drink driving – Bury Free Press

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Police have arrested a driving instructor in Thetford yesterday for drink driving.

According to a Tweet from Breckland Police the man recorded 61 micrograms in 100 millilitres of breath- almost double the legal limit.

The instructor, who was said to have not had a learner driver on board at the time, was taken into custody and later charged.

The driving instructor recorded a reading of 61 micrograms in 100 millilitres of breath- almost double the legal limit.The driving instructor recorded a reading of 61 micrograms in 100 millilitres of breath- almost double the legal limit.
The driving instructor recorded a reading of 61 micrograms in 100 millilitres of breath- almost double the legal limit.

Source Article from https://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/thetford-driving-instructor-arrested-for-drink-driving-9082902/


Driving instructor first in St Albans to go electric – Hillingdon Times

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Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise's Driving School)

Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise’s Driving School)

Source Article from https://www.hillingdontimes.co.uk/news/17898662.driving-instructor-first-st-albans-go-electric/


Driving instructor first in St Albans to go electric – Watford Observer

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Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise's Driving School)

Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise’s Driving School)

Source Article from https://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/17898662.driving-instructor-first-st-albans-go-electric/


Driving instructor first in St Albans to go electric | St Albans & Harpenden Review – St Albans & Harpenden Review

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Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise's Driving School)

Louise Watson (pictured) will teach pupils to drive in a Nissan Leaf (Credit Louise’s Driving School)

Source Article from https://www.stalbansreview.co.uk/news/17898665.driving-instructor-first-st-albans-go-electric/


Driving instructor from Flintshire accused of sex assaults on five students stands trial – LeaderLive

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A DRIVING instructor accused of groping five of his female students has been standing trial.

Derek Booth, 49, of Coed Mor, Pen-y-ffordd near Holywell, denies 10 counts of sexual assault and one count of attempting to encourage a young female to engage in sexual activity.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between June 2016 and February 2018, when Booth was employed at a driving school in Ellesmere Port.

They range from touching students’ thighs to kissing on the mouth and moving a student’s hand for her to touch his penis, Chester Crown Court heard.

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World Cup qualifying: Somalia national team’s history-making driving instructor – BBC Sport

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Curzon Ashton's Mohamud Ali

Somalia centre-back Mohamud Ali plays for National League North side Curzon Ashton

Not every driving instructor can claim to have been part of one of the biggest upsets in the history of international football.

But for Curzon Ashton’s Mohamud Ali, that is all part of a week’s work.

Well, not quite.

Thursday was certainly no normal night for the Somalia national team, as the side positioned 202nd out of 211 in the Fifa rankings recorded a remarkable first victory in World Cup qualifying.

A dramatic 86th-minute winner sparked jubilant celebrations as the Ocean Stars – the lowest-ranked team in African football – stunned a Zimbabwe team rated 90 places above them 1-0 in the first leg of the preliminary round match in Djibouti.

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Appleton driving instructor convicted of trying to entice student – Appleton Post Crescent

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