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Driver Trainer | Issue Two 2021

This month’s issue is all about changing driver behaviour to make our roads safer. The DIA is involved in a new trial designed at changing young driver behaviour. What are the reasons behind the decisions they make and could certain interventions have a positive effect on new drivers to reduce risk? Read more about it …

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Driver Trainer | Issue One 2021

In this month’s magazine, Carly Brookfield gives her tips on how to ‘MOT’ your business and we revisit government financial help available for businesses affected by coronavirus.Dr James Whalen gives his training tips on reversing in general, and the parallel park. Olivia Baldock-Ward defines the term safeguarding and explains its importance while Liam Greaney discusses …

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Driver Trainer | Issue Twelve 2020

This month in the magazine, editor Kathy looks back at this challenging year. In the DIA casebook, CEO Carly Brookfield revisits malicious complaints. She offers advice on ways to decrease the chances of them occurring and what to do if you find yourself on the receiving end of one.Howard Redwood’s article is a recap of …

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Driver Trainer | Issue Eleven 2020

This month’s magazine is a marketing special. We focus on ways to optimise your website and get creative with PR to promote your business for hardly any cost. There’s also a press release template for you to use.Trademark infringement is the topic of discussion in the DIA casebook, while James Whalen’s training feature covers quick …

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Driver Trainer | Issue Ten 2020

This month’s mag has an in-depth look at cleaning procedures and PPE to minimise risk while working.We also look at slow driving, whether it’s against the law and how it can affect drivers. Jim Whalen completes his glossary of driver training terms and Howard Redwood continues his fleet series. 

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Driver Trainer | Issue Nine 2020

This month we look at risk, with a comprehensive guide to creating your own risk assessment from Nick Heath. Howard Redwood also talks about risk in his fleet feature; he defines the phrase ‘as far as is reasonably practicable’ in the context of a company reducing risk by spending money on fleet training. This month’s DIA …

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Driver Trainer | Issue Seven 2020

In this month’s Driver Trainer, our CEO Carly Brookfield deals with the issue of pricing. What are you worth and what should you be charging? We answer your most common questions about PPE, COVID-19 and the return to testing and training. Olivia Baldock-Ward looks at easy-to-make mistakes that could invalidate your car insurance and Jim Whalen discusses the importance of setting learning goals for your pupils.

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Driver Trainer | Issue Six 2020

In this month’s magazine, Carly Brookfield gives us her tips for rebuilding your business, as well as providing an overview of risk management. It’s always useful to put yourself in your learners’ shoes to understand how they feel. Liam Greaney did this by learning to drive a powerboat (pre-lockdown). He talks about his experience and what it taught him about driving instruction.

Elsewhere, Jim Whalen takes us through an emerging lesson, Howard Redwood’s fleet series continues with licence checks and John Hutchings tells us the process he went through to become an LGV trainer.

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Driver Trainer | Issue Five 2020

May’s issue takes an in-depth look at financial assistance currently available for driver and rider trainers affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. We also have a feature with our advice for training safely once you’re back in your cars.

Our non-COVID content includes an article by Liam Greaney, who explores why pupils often choke during their test when they’ve been driving perfectly well up to that point. Jim Whalen discusses the use of scenarios in driver training, particularly in regard to dealing with emergency vehicles. And our very own Howard Redwood continues his series on fleet training, this month talking about occupational risk.

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