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With the summer coming! "Please make sure that you don't leave any pet's in the car because of the heat it makes can turn your car in to an oven .
" Keep all Pet's Safe. For Information On Pet Safety In The Summer And Other Information Click On Link Below.
 
www.pdsa.org.uk
 
www.highways.gov.uk
 
 
Blue Badge Helpful Information.
 
www.bluebadgenetwork.org
 
Helpful Information for Leaner Driver.
Free UK Highway Code.
 
www.learnerdriving.com
 
For Disabled Driver's.
www.motability.co.uk
 
www.hants.gov.uk/roadsafety
 

 
www.saferroadspartnership.co.uk 
 


 
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CHANGE IN DRIVING TEST AS FROM THE 24th OF SEPTEMBER 2011.
 
 
To check for update information go to www.dft.gov.ukweb-site this will give you the required information. you may also like to take a look into the www.direct.gov.uk  web-site .
 
 
News In Brief Careless Driving Fines.
A new government strategy to make Britain's Roads safer has been announced. Minsters have proposed giving the police power to fine careless drivers,rather than taking them to court. They would be given fixed penalty notices for a range of offences such as tail-gating,Undertaking and cutting up other road users.
Offenders could be fined around £80.00 and have three points added to their licence. The proposals will need to go through Parliment and if successful,are likely to introduced across England,Scotland and Wales at some point in 2012.
 
 
Mobility Scooter Highway Code For Scooter Users. Check Government Web-site.
Change In The Blue Badge Coming Into Force Check With Your Council Or Where You Obtain Your Blue Badge From.
 
 
Electric Car Information .Check The Goverment Web-Site

Information Added On The 29th Of June 2012

JUST ONE PINT COULD PUT YOU OVER THE LIMIT
IN SCOTLAND,BUT NOT IN ENGLAND,AS SCOTS INTRODUCE TOUGHER NEW DRINK-DRIVING LAW.

Drivers who cross the border from England to Scotland after drinking a pint of beer or a glass of wine could soon end up in jail.

Ministers north of the border have approved a stricter drink-drive limit-lowering the legal level of alcohol from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood (The legal limit in England and Wales) to 50mg.
The new law means some people will be over the limit after drinking just one pint of strong lager or a glass of wine.
The decision brings Scotland in line with Germany,France and Spain,where the limit is 50mg.But it could spell disaster for motorists in England and Wales,who currently drink the equivalent of a pint-and-a-half of beer and then legally get behind the wheel-but would be breaking the law north of the boarder.

Under current  laws,which apply the whole of Britain,drink-drivers face a maximum sentence of six months in prison,a fine of up to £5'000 and a 12-month ban.
The new limit has come into effect already.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill  said:'The Socttish Government has long called for a reduction to 50mg.'We strongly believe that  reducing the limit will save lives.Evidence from across Europe shows that alcohol-related road deaths drop dramatically where the limit has been reduced.'Having secured the powers through the Scotland Bill,the Scottish Government will bring forward these proposals with effect as soon as possible this move came just days after the Socttish Parliament passed this as a controversial law .



FRANCE ORDERS BRITISH DRIVERS TO BRING THEIR OWN BREATHALYSERS AS LIST OF HOLIDAY SAFETY KIT GROWS.

From Sunday The 1st Of July 2012 British holiday will have to carry breatheralyser kits in their vehicles when they visit France from this weekend.
It is the latest headache for drivers in the country who are already penalised for not having a luminous safety vest or a warning triangle in the car.
And road safety campaigners in the UK have warned the French Government-approved breathalysers-which cost from £3.00-are actually of little use in gauging whether a driver is over the drink-drive limit.
The law is being introduced to encourage drinkers  to themselves before driving.The French drink-drive limit is 50mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood,which equates to a large beer or a glass of wine.This much lower than the 80mg limit in the UK. Drivers who are caught without a breathalyser kit face a fine of £9.00 but there will be a period of grace until November.The beathealyser requirement brings the total cost of the mandatory kit required in France to £40.00.
The French Goverment has approved two beatheralyser kits-blow-in-the-bag that cost £3.00 this is a cheaper kit and the other versions is digital that cost more than a £100.00.

The Question Is Do The £3.00 Bags Really Work?.

The £3.00 blow-in-the-bag breatheralyser approved by the French authorities was tested by The Mail On Sunday In an  unscientific experiment.Our reporter drank a half liter of Stella Artois Beer,the amount expected to you to the French Drink-drive limit.He then waited 20 minutes for the alcohol to reach his bloodstream.
Following the instructions,he blew up the plastic bag and inserted the tube containing  yellow crystals.He then squeezed the bag, forcing the air up the glass vessel.
The alcohol in his breath was supposed to react with the crystals, turning them green,and if the drink-drive limit had been reached,enough would change colour to cross a red line drawn around the vessel.But there was no change.
After another 500ml of Stella,a third of the crystals turned light green but the red line was not breached.But he had now drunk double the limit.
After a third beer most of the crystals turned a dark green and crossed the red line,indicating he was over the approved amount.When he check the result with an £800.00 Police kit it read 53mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood-just over the French limit,suggesting the bag is accurate.
With  the cheap version,users forced the air into a tube containing yellow crystals.These crystals turn different shades of green depending on the degree of alcohol detected.
But Chris Deith of AlcoDigital,One of just two UK distibutors  of the French government-approved breatherlysers,said that  the technology was outdated.
Blow-in-the-bag breatherlysers were first approved in the UK for Police use 1969 and they are not sufficiently accurate to determine whether you are under or even over the limit on the night you do the drinking; he said.
The only thing they are useful for is determining whether you have alcohol in your system at all.It takes considerable experience to be able to tell the subtle colour difference in the powder before a passed or failed test.The more accurate digital versions cost hunderds of pounds,which tourists are not willing to pay;
The AA's head of road safety,Andrew Howard,also raised concerns between alcohol being consumed and it registering in breatherlyser test.
We have always criticised post-drinking self-tests;he said'After you have had your last swig of alcohol,your reading will continue to rise 
for 40 minutes.You can pass the test in the pub and fail it at the road block shortly after:Motorists found with 50mg to 80mg in 100ml of blood in France face a £108.00 fine and could gain six penalty points on their licence.If a driver registers above 80mg.they could be fined £3,626, lose their licence and be sent to prison for up to two years.Police will use their own breatheralysers to perform a roadside test.
Motorists also face a £108.00 on the-spot fines for not carrying a luminous safety vest,a warning triangle,headlamp converters for driving on the right and a GB Sticker or Number plate with EU  Logo.
And since Jaunary 2012 Satnavs Capable of detecting speed cameras were also banned in France.
Those caught can be fined £1'208.00 even if the device is not in use.

Please note that from the 19th of January 2013 New Driving Licence Laws Will Come Into  Force Take A Look At The Government Web-Sites For Driving And The Department Of Transport About These Changes Because They Could Affect You.       


Winter Driving Be Prepared For A Safe Journey.
Plan your journey during the wintry weather conditions:
Ask yourself-is your journey absolutely essential?.
Check the local and national weather forecasts.
Listen to local and national radio for travel information.
Tell someone at your destination what time you expect to arrive.
Make sure you are equipped with warm clothes,food,boots and a torch.In snowy conditions,take a spade.
Clear your windows and mirrors before you set set out,and carry a screen scraper and de-icer 

If You Get Into Trouble.

If you have a mobile phone,don't use it while driving. Stop somewhere safe or ask a passenger to make the call.
On a motorway, it is best to use a roadside emergency telephone,as the breakdown/emergency services will be able to locate you easily.If you have to use a mobile phone, make sure you know your location using the numbers on the maker posts on the side of the hard shoulder. 
Abandoned vehicles can hold up rescue vehicles and snowploughs.To ensure that the road is cleared as quickly as possible,stay with your vehicle until help arrives.
If you have to leave your vehicle to get help,make sure other drivers can see you.

For More Advice Visit.

www.think.dft.gov.uk/winter
www.highways.gov.uk

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Winchester Hampshire 18th November 2013
 
On the 18th of November 2013 I went to Driver Safe Stay Alive Road Show For Students And Schools For Age Groups 17 To 25 . This was to help Raise The Awareness Of Road Safety And The Dangers .I Found this very rewarding and it had a great impact on many of the people as this was give out by the Police Fire Service And Ambulance Services Plus Family Members who all told real life stories about Road Traffic Accidents and about Drink Driving and Drug Driving Plus Joy-Riding . Speeding at high speeds a long Road at about 90 M.P.H This Told many their that most of these young people have been killed or very badly suffering with life term Injury's Once Again I Would Like To Thank All These People That Did This Road Safety Show And please Keep Up This Good Work.


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