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June 2016

New Listing

At Rhodes safety driving school we are please to announce our new listing on
               Uk's Best Driving Schools

BMW Emissions Scandal? BMW Can 'Flatly Rule That Out'

BMW Emissions Scandal? BMW Can 'Flatly Rule That Out'
According to the automaker, there is no BMW emissions scandal brewing and cheating is a 'no-go'
October 4, 2015 — Is there a BMW emissions scandal brewing? According to BMW, the answer is absolutely not. While Volkswagen attempts to cope with itsscandal of cheating official emissions testson diesel cars by using a "defeat device" to fool the machines, authorities worldwide are looking at the emissions systems of all automakers.

Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence

Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence
  1. 1Are you:
    a resident of Great Britain?
2.  What kind of driving licence do you have?
     Full car and/or motorcycle
3.  Where did you pass your test?
     European Union or European Economic Area
You can drive in Great Britain on your full, valid driving licence until you’re 70, or for 3 years after becoming resident in Great Britain, whichever is longer 

Drugs and driving: the law

Drugs and driving: the law
It’s illegal to drive if either:
  • you’re unfit to do so because you’re on legal or illegal drugs
  • you have certain levels of illegal drugs in your blood (even if they haven’t affected your driving)
Legal drugs are prescription or over-the-counter medicines. If you’re taking them and not sure if you should drive, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or healthcare professional.The police can stop you and make you do a ‘field impairment assessment’ if they think you’re on drugs.

Top ten cheap cars for students

Top ten cheap cars for students
The best cars for students might not be the ones that are the most fun, or have the best image, but they are to be cheap to buy and affordable to run.
All the cars here cost less than £3,000 to buy, which, according to car data supplier CAP Automotive, is about the UK average of a first car bought by (and often for) those in their late teens. They also have low insurance groups, are fuel-efficient (45-plus mpg), good to drive and have a four-star Euro NCAP crash rating or higher.