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The kindness of strangers
Supermarket Aldi worker Christian Trouesdale came to everyone’s attention this week when he made the news after helping 95 year old pensioner, Bob Malloy home with his shopping. A photo of the two of them together holding hands has gone viral and we spoke about Christian’s good deed on the show earl
On The Road: 5 Reassuring Thoughts Before Your Driving Test
Back in January, Grazia writer Anna Hart wrote about the challenges of learning to drive when you’re 30, blogging about it here. Big news! On paper, I can drive: I’ve just passed the Theory Test of my driving exam. Back when I was 17, the Theory Test was considered a total doss. Today, it’s acknowl
On The Road: 10 Things I’ve Learned From A Month Of Driving Lessons
One month ago, after years of excuses, dithering and pure, unadulterated terror, Anna Hart had her first BSM driving lesson and she's blogging about it here. Four weeks later, she's come along way, baby. This what she now knows... 1. Pee before your lesson. The wise words of my friend Aggie, just be
Driving test fraud: More learner drivers caught cheating
More novice motorists in Britain are being caught trying to cheat the written and practical driving tests by hiring lookalikes, figures show. From April to the end of December 2014, there were 677 reported cases, compared with 554 for the whole of 2013-14 and 628 in 2012-13, the Driver and Vehicle S
Anna Hart is learning to drive with bsm and sharing her experience on what it’s like learning to drive in your 30’s on graziadaily!
Anna Hart is learning to drive with bsm and sharing her experience on what it’s like learning to drive in your 30’s on graziadaily! 'Why am I even listening to you to begin with? You’re a virgin, who can’t drive.’ Tai’s devastating blow to Cher in Clueless pretty much sums up how I’ve been feeling f
CGI makeover for theory test
http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDSA/bulletins/e86257 The hazard perception part of the driving theory test will be updated with computer generated imagery (CGI) from Monday (12 January) DSVA announced in December that the hazard perception clips in the theory tests will be replaced with ne
Desire to drive showing signs of post-recession recovery
Statistics show rise in applications for provisional driving licences Number of driving tests conducted also on the up Government plans to reduce driving licence costs may aid continued growth when they come into effect this Friday (October 31st). Figures coincide with 50th anniversary of A
BSM driving instructors bravely take to the passenger seat for a charity ‘blind drive’.
Blind and sighted drivers blindfolded for the Donington Racepark challenge Five local BSM instructors taking part from Leicester, Coventry, Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray. Visually-impaired fundraiser from Nottingham set to get into the driving seat
BSM reaction to 2013 National Travel Survey: Reduction in the number of non-drivers who say they will ‘never learn to drive’.
The likelihood of people who do not hold a driving licence to say they ‘never intend to learn to drive’ has dropped by nearly one in twenty (4%) in a year. New statistics, out today (28/7), in the 2013 National Travel Survey show that 56 per cent of non-licence holders say they never intend to learn
BSM launches new Better, Safer Motorists strategy
New ‘fair deal franchise’ Recruitment promise to protect existing instructors Breaking away from offer-driven market
UK’s oldest driving school celebrates 80th anniversary of compulsory driving tests
The UK’s oldest driving school is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the compulsory driving test with an appeal for motoring memorabilia. Anyone who started driving 80 years ago today (01/04/1934) had to take the compulsory driving test when it was brought in on June 1st 1935. BSM, which launched i