News and information 30 June 2020

Good news on the road safety front.  Numbers of KSI fell by 70%.  Only to be expected with so few cars on the road, but good news nevertheless.  You can view the article published by Road Safety GB here.

If you’re considering an electric vehicle, you may be interested in this article, also from Road Safety GB, on the provision of public charging points around the UK.

 

There’s a petition to ask Parliament to extend the life of the ADI licence because of Covid-19.  You can sign it here.

 

The link for last night’s webinar if you missed is here.

Links we spoke about in last night’s webinar:

Toolbox

Colin Edwards’ animated video explaing what we’re doing and why

Seat covers

Safe Surface Sanitiser Spray  Use the discount code DRIVE5 to get 5% discount at the checkout.  Many thanks to Sue White for this information and for arranging the discount.

And the tweet to look for: Rich Davis PhD – demonstration of the effectiveness of face masks.  Worth a look!

 

If you want to listen to my interview on Radio Devon…  And then later I was support for Andy Morrison, our local Plymouth group chairman’s interview on the local news.  Both of these came about because a Plymouth reporter rang DVSA press office to ask about what precautions ADIs had been given…

 

 

If you would like to make a donation to the family of the late Adrian Care you can do so here.

 

 

If you would like to join the ADINJC there is more information on our website.

 

 

 

Whilst our newsflashes are normally a benefit of membership of the ADINJC, during this national emergency we want to share information as widely as possible, so please feel free to pass this on.  We are stronger together.

 

The NJC continues to be dedicated to help you in these challenging times and we hope you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy.  Please feel free to contact us for help and support.

 

ADINJC’s helpline is 0800 8202 444

The Secretary’s number is 07855 453414

HMRC Helpline:  0800 0159 559

Citizens Advice Bureau – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/health/coronavirus-what-it-means-for-you/

You can sign up to receive Government updates on Coronavirus relating to driving tests here.

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