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#1 Monday 14th August 2017 18:22:43

VandADI
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Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

https://content.govdelivery.com/account … ns/1b08fa2

Although the bill hasn't been passed through Parliament yet, the DVSA are confident that it will go through.  The change is likely to take place Spring 2018.

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Monday 14th August 2017 18:22:43

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#2 Monday 14th August 2017 18:26:26

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Re: Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

Some dual carriageways are more dangerous than motorways due to shorter slip roads and no hard shoulders. I find it hard to understand why the change has not been made before.

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#3 Monday 14th August 2017 20:35:07

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Re: Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

I wonder if it will apply in Scotland?


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#4 Monday 14th August 2017 21:06:20

Joe24
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Re: Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

They have been talking about this for over 20 years. Will be good if they finally follow through and actually do it!!

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#5 Tuesday 15th August 2017 20:35:03

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Re: Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

reddragonbus wrote:

I wonder if it will apply in Scotland?

As I understand it Scotland is included in this legislation. However, Spring 2018 is a while away and the UK government might be busy with other things and so it might not happen, yet again. I hope it does though as it will save me about 10 minutes of lesson time getting to the training areas.

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#6 Thursday 17th August 2017 19:23:34

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Re: Learners will be allowed on Motorways from 2018

reddragonbus wrote:

I wonder if it will apply in Scotland?

Yes, It will cover England, Scotland and Wales

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