Blog | Latics Driving Lessons Oldham - Part 4


Shocking new texting & driving film released

A shocking new video has been made for school pupils in an attempt to reduce crashes caused by drivers texting whilst driving.

The short 30-minute film called ‘COW’ shows Cassie Cowan, a teenage girl, killing four people as a result of her using her mobile phone to send a text.  A clip from the film is shown below…

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It includes footage of all the emergency services attending the crash scene, including the air ambulance, police and firefighters.

We Aim To Please!

It’s always great to get positive feedback from our customers.  When Rachel Richardson passed her driving test at the first attempt yesterday, she was so pleased that she just felt compelled to send us an email. “I felt the need to write after completing my training...

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DSA Closures – Important Information!

DSA Essential IT Maintenance

If you haven’t already heard from your other sources of information, the DSA booking systems will be closed from 5.15pm on Thursday July 30th until 8.00am on Tuesday August 4th (approximate times) for essential IT maintenance on their operational systems.

All online services to book or amend practical tests and other instructor services including updating your contact details, applying for registration, renewing your certificate and ordering Pass Plus packs will be unavailable. The Contact Centre will be offering a limited service between 8am and 6pm on Friday 31st July.

For any enquiries, please call the DSA on 0300 200 11 22.

Theory Test services will be available as normal.

13% Fail ‘Show Me, Tell Me’ Questions

Recent statistics released by Comma Oil show that 13% of candidates taking their practical driving test fail the vehicle safety checks element. The 'show me, tell me’ questions were added to the practical driving test in 2003 and ask candidates to show or tell the examiner...

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Oh Crumbs!

There are many reasons that driving tests get cancelled, but this one really takes the biscuit! Learner driver, Jack Hyde had his test cancelled when the driving test examiner refused to conduct the test due to his car being too dirty.  The teenager alleges that he...

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Top ORDIT Results for ADI Trainer

Ged Wilmot with Trevor Wedge (DSA Chief Driving Examiner)

Ged Wilmot with Trevor Wedge (DSA Chief Driving Examiner)

Congratulations to Ged Wilmot, Manager and ADI Trainer at Active Driving Solutions, who achieved faultless results in his recent DSA ORDIT assessment.

Ged and Claire Wilmot, who provide DSA ORDIT Approved Driving Instructor Training to clients from throughout the UK (as well as for Latics Driver Training) achieved fantastic results on their bi-annual assessment with Ged gaining straight 6’s, the best result you can possibly get.

This is the second time Ged has achieved the ultimate result of straight 6’s as he also managed it on his recent ADI Fleet Check Test.

All instructors trained by Ged and Claire can be assured that they are certainly getting the best ADI training out there. This benefits Latics Driver Training and the people who learn with Latics as all instructors trained by Ged and Claire really are trained to the highest standard.

Well done Ged, you really are top of the league! 😀

Sadie gets a Grade 5!

[caption id="attachment_411" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Sadie Parsons ADI"][/caption] Congratulations to Sadie Parsons ADI, who achieved a Grade 5 in her Check Test today. Sadie has been a driving instructor at Latics Driver Training for 5 years and is delighted at her result. All driving instructors must undergo...

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