The Driving Test is set to change on 4 December 2017. The 4 changes are being brought into place to update the skills required by new drivers as they embark on a lifetime of driving. People who have passed their test some time ago often comment that they would struggle to pass the test if they resat it.
Speeding Fines Increase
The Sentencing Council has issued new sentencing guidelines for Magistrates which came into force on 24th April 2017. Magistrates' Courts deal with the vast majority of criminal cases and the changes to the guidelines reflect the diverse range of offences covering areas such as illegal alcohol sales, school non-attendance and also a number of road traffic offences.
Driving Under the Influence
Millions of us are currently participating in Alcohol Concern’s ‘Dry January’ campaign, but as we move into February, many participants will treat themselves to a celebratory drink.