Rural road speed limit reduction

Surrey County Council has announced a UK first. It plans to pilot speed limits of 20mph and 30mph on roads that were previously 60mph. It believes the default speed limit of 60mph is often inappropriate for many rural roads. The county’s pilot area covers 80 square miles south of a line from Guildford to Dorking….

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DVSA test waiting time update.

“We typically carry out around 1.8 million practical driver and rider tests per year, however during 2020-21 due to measures in response to COVID-19, we were able only to carry out around 519,000 tests. At the start of the financial year there were 372,100 car practical tests in our forward booking system and a substantially…

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Heat wave driving

I know that when driving in winter there are very specific tips on how to drive safely but what about during a heat wave? With weather warnings all over England for this weekend with extreme high temperatures forecast, I thought I would do some research. Here is what I found:- Sun dazzle or sun strike…

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