From today,  Monday 4 June 2018, learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales.   This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely. At the moment, you can only have motorway lessons after you’ve passed your driving test. Some newly-qualified drivers…

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THINK! has published more than 50 new child road safety resources for parents, teachers and schools as part of a new campaign. Launched on the  16 May, the campaign is fronted by CITV star Sam Homewood and urges children to ‘stop, look, listen, think’ when crossing the road.The free resources, which are available from the THINK!…

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Choose your spot, get there early and keep the race route clear – that’s the message to people planning to watch the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire. With the race getting closer and closer, we are asking everyone to make the most of it by planning ahead. For the first time this year, the race takes…

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Two men have been arrested after a pursuit on the A64 near York. At about 6.10pm on Monday 23 April 2018, a black Toyota Auris failed to stop for officers on the A64 near Tadcaster. North Yorkshire Police officers pursed the vehicle along the A64 eastbound into York and then back onto the A64 westbound,…

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Children are being encouraged to ask their parents to never use a mobile phone while driving, as part of a new initiative to ‘give young people a voice’. The #ILoveYouEnoughTo campaign is setting out to make drivers aware that ‘distracted driving kills’, with the longer term aim of reducing the number of children killed on…

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The Tour de Yorkshire trophy is coming to Filey for the first time. The bespoke trophies were crafted by Yorkshire company Thomas Fattorini Ltd in the shape of the county’s famous letter ‘Y’. This year, for the first time, the tour will bring four days of world-class cycling, starting on Thursday 3 May and continuing…

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