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On 19 December 2017, the Department for Transport launched a consultation on plans to amend regulations and the Highway Code.

The consultation asks for your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code, which would allow the use of remote control parking and motorway assist.

These changes will help us safely take advantage of the benefits of automated vehicles.

Give your view by 30 January 2018



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Applying for an IVA test: updated forms and guidance

Today, 15 December 2017, some IVA (Individual Vehicle Approval) forms have been updated due to recent changes to the Road Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988.

You'll need to download new forms if you're applying for a:

  • lorry or goods vehicle test (IVA 1H form)
  • trailer test (IVA 1T form)

The forms to apply for other types of IVA tests haven't changed.

Download the latest forms on GOV.UK



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We will shortly be releasing further course dates for Driver CPC and ADR courses in both Ipswich and Great Yarmouth. We can also offer courses at customers premesis (subject to suitability of site). Contact us if you would like your training (ADR or CPC) to be held at your site.



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A superb effort from all the delegates who sat ADR training with us at the Holiday Inn Hotel at Ransommes Europark Ipswich. Another 100% passmark, congratulations!

Want your ADR ? Further course dates are being announced on our bookings website:
www.bookcoursesnow.co.uk



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It’s that time of year again and we would just like to wish all our customers old and new a very happy Christmas and a great new year.
As normal we will not be sending Christmas cards out again this year and the costs saved will be given as a donation to a local charity. This years charity will be the Felixstowe Volunteer Centre a very local charity to us that looks after the needs of local residents.
We hope you all have a great 2018 ????



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New rates will apply to existing licence holders and new applicants

The financial standing rates for operator licence holders and applicants have been confirmed. 

Restricted

£3100 for the first vehicle & £1700 for each additional vehicle

Standard

£7950 for the first vehicle & £4400 for each additional vehicle

Applicants and existing operators will be asked to produce evidence meeting the revised criteria in preparation for the 1 January 2018 deadline, when the new financial standing levels come into force.

New rates will apply to existing licence holders and new applicants

The financial standing rates for operator licence holders and applicants have been confirmed. 

Restricted

£3100 for the first vehicle & £1700 for each additional vehicle

Standard

£7950 for the first vehicle & £4400 for each additional vehicle

Applicants and existing operators will be asked to produce evidence meeting the revised criteria in preparation for the 1 January 2018 deadline, when the new financial standing levels come into force.



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