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02/09/2019 - Chelmsford

Chelmsford 5Day Centre has moved

"This new centre will accommodate a larger group of pupils and will allow us to deliver a better experience to our customers in and around Chelmsford"

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02/09/2019 - Manchester

Man jailed for dangerous driving over M60 horror crash which left bits of his car scattered across carriageway

Police found him still behind the wheel, still trying to drive, with the airbags deployed

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02/09/2019 - Leeds

Police crackdown on ‘reckless’ driving on popular Leeds United matchday route near Elland Road

There have been several reports in recent months of car owners driving recklessly, repeatedly revving their engines and blaring out loud music on Lowfields Road in Holbeck during unlicenced 'car meets'.

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02/09/2019 - Leeds

Ferrari super-car seized by police in Leeds and driver arrested for drink and drug driving

West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit said they were called to reports from the public concerned for the anti social manner of driving of the red super-car

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02/09/2019 - Norwich

road rage driver with children in back seat banned after ‘racing’ Audi

Norwich Crown Court heard how the drivers of an Audi and Dodge were engaged in a "urination contest" near the Hardwick Roundabout at King's Lynn on September 7 last year.

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02/09/2019 - West London

One in six London bus drivers has fallen asleep at wheel in the last year

One in six bus drivers has fallen asleep driving at least once in the last year, a survey reveals.

And one in five (21%) “fight sleepiness” at least two or three times a week.

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02/09/2019 - Peterborough

Peterborough theory test results highest ever

Peterborough pupils can expect to achieve on average, a score of 48.2 out of 50 for the questions and 68 out of 75 on the hazard perception test

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02/09/2019

Government should consider ban on hands-free phones, say MPs

The government is facing growing calls from MPs and motoring groups to ban drivers from using hands-free devices behind the wheel.
Debate on the use of these devices has been fuelled by a recently published Commons Transport Committee (CTC) report stating hands-free devices carry the same ris…

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02/09/2019 - Bury St Edmunds

Learner drivers are finding it harder than ever to pass their driving test, latest figures suggest.

The pass rate fell to just 45.8% for 2018/2019 – down from a peak of 47.1% in 2016/2017, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) reveals.

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02/09/2019 - South London

Police in London have launched a ground-breaking new trial that uses drones to catch speeding drivers.

According to Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police have been using drone technology in London skies from July – the first initiative of its kind in the UK. 

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