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Driving test impersonator given jail sentence

Following a lengthy joint investigation by the DSA and Police, Mohamed Ahmed Hameed, 37 of Luton was today sentenced by Luton Crown Court to 15 months imprisonment for carrying out over 40 theory test impersonations over an 18 month period.

He was joined in court by four of the candidates he falsely represented – Sobhi El Husseini 37 of Maida Vale, Mohamed Zaatari 32 of west London, Omar Benlfekir 35 of Croydon and Aziz Hassan 28 of West London.  They were convicted on conspiracy charges and sentenced to two months imprisonment each.

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Illegal instructor given suspended sentence

bowyerMartin Bowyer was sentenced yesterday at Stoke Crown Court for duping learner drivers out of thousands of pounds by pretending to be an approved driving instructor.

Bowyer, 48 of Leek, Staffordshire, advertised his illegal services in his wife’s hairdressing shop, had a top box on his vehicle and dual controls inside his car. He misled unwitting candidates into believing he was a qualified driving instructor, one of whom was a close family friend.

New Highway Code sales hit 1 million

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1 Million copies of The Official Highway Code (2007 edition) have been sold in the UK – are you one of the other 33 million UK road users without this life saving book?

The Driving Standards Agency is proud to announce record sales of the 2007 edition of The Official Highway Code. 1 million copies sold in 15 months compared to the previous 2004 edition which sold 1 million copies in 20 months. The Bookseller Magazine has also recorded this latest edition as the No. 1 best selling non-fiction paperback for 2008!

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