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Blind Drive 2015

We raised £7,500 for guide dogs for the blind. We took visually impaired people around the race track in Donnington so they could experience what driving is like in a safe and controlled environment. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbc.emt/videos/1171226812894407/?fref=nf BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-34167671 Notts post: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Good-Deeds-Notts-Blind-Drive-event-Guide-Dogs/story-27742003-detail/story.html [...]

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Public Health England Smoke Free Campaign

From the 1st October, you could face a £50 fine if you or a mate smoke in a vehicle with someone under 18 present. Both the driver and the smoker could be fined. For free, proven support to help you quit click here  #brakesonsmoking Think what you could spend £50 on: click to view video  [...]

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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 earlier this week. Watch [...]

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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 acknowledged as significantly trickier; you have [...]

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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 before I set off on my first lesson. [...]

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