The three-point turn could become a thing of the past after the Government signaled the biggest shake-up to the driving test in nearly 20 years. Learners may be asked to use a satellite navigation system as part of a revised practical exam “as an alternative to road signs”. The request to reveres around the corner without mounting the kerb could also be dropped altogether.
Brake, the road safety charity, has expressed disappointment at government plans to raise the speed limit for large lorries on dual carriageway roads to 60mph, despite serious concerns from a number of road safety groups. The move comes on the back of the government’s decision to increase the speed limit for HGVs on single carriageway roads earlier this year.
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