2pass Newsletter - December 2010 issue 127
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Welcome to the latest 2pass Newsletter
In this months Issue:-
1) Snow takes its toll on Driving Tests
Some practical driving tests have been affected by snow in the first few days of the month. More bad weather is forecast over the next few months.
2) Free soft drinks for designated drivers this Christmas
Road Safety Minister Mike Penning has launched the THINK! Christmas drink drive campaign. THINK! has teamed up with Coca-Colaís Designated Driver campaign to offer drivers free soft drinks in more than 8,000 participating venues across Britain as part of the Driver Friendly campaign.
3) Driving Test Success Theory Test for Car Drivers iPhone Apps Available
Driving Test Success Theory Test for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
Driving Test Success Hazard Perception for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
4) Driving Tip of the Month
Driving in Snow
More Video Lessons available from our Video Page Index
5) Scottish Government Road Safety Survey
Are you a young driver (aged between 17 and 25) or the parent or carer of a young driver?
6) Need Car Insurance for that ONE Christmas Trip
Christmas is traditionally the time to visit family and friends and more people are driving over Christmas than at any other time of the year.
7) Free Download 'Know your traffic signs' booklet.
You can now download the Department for Transport's 'Know your traffic signs' booklet in full and for FREE
8) Practice the Theory Test on Your Mobile Phone Driving School UK Car Theory Test offers the most advanced test system to your mobile phone offering practice to 500 of the latest OFFICIAL DSA Theory Test questions.
Download once to your mobile phone and take the tests as many times as you like.
text TEST to 80556 (calls cost £5 plus usual network rate)
9) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Thank you for all your support throughout the year.
10) ADI News
Braking exercise change for lorry, coach, bus and trailer tests
People taking tests to be lorry, bus, coach or car-and-trailer drivers will perform the braking exercise on-road rather than off-road from 1 January 2011, the Road Safety Minister Mike Penning has announced. Candidates will be asked to perform the braking exercise immediately before the angle start, where the driver is asked to pull away from behind a parked vehicle.
Mike Penning said:
Currently candidates have to perform reversing, uncoupling (where appropriate) and braking exercises off-road. Only the braking exercise is being moved.
DSA to stop publishing questions used in theory tests
The Driving Standards Agency is to stop publishing the multiple choice questions and answers used in theory tests, Road Safety Minister Mike Penning has announced.
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