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Learner drivers to be allowed motorway lessons

A change to in the law will see L-plates on the UK’s motorways within months, in a move welcomed by road safety groupsSince the UK’s first motorway opened to traffic almost 60 years ago, the nation’s M-roads have been free of cars displaying the dreaded L-plate.But learner drivers will finally be allowed to have lessons on motorways in a matter of months after a change in the road rules. The move follows years of pressure from road safety groups over what they argued was a long-running safety omission. Continue reading...

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  • UK ministers consider licensing laser pointers in bid to reduce attacksPilots concerned about potential for crashes and loss of life after more than 1,200 laser attacks at UK airports last yearSales of laser pointers could be licensed in an attempt to protect pilots and train drivers from attacks that could cause fatal crashes.The devices are more commonly used in meetings and conferences to highlight items in presentations. However, airline pilots are increasingly concerned that pointing laser pointers at planes could cause aircraft to crash. Continue reading...

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