It is important for all driving instructors to understand driving licence codes and how to identify if their client is legally allowed to drive the vehicle in which they wish to be trained.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) provides up-to-date information about all licence endorsements on its driver information pages.
You may find the following information helpful for the upcoming Progress Check
The minimum disqualification period is 56 days. For repeat offenders or where the alcohol level is high, it may be longer, e.g. a second drink-drive offence in the space of 10 years will result in a minimum of three years’ disqualification. In some serious cases as well as the disqualification period, the offender will have to pass another ordinary driving test or an extended one according to the nature of the offence.
These laws and those that apply to drugs are explained in the Highway Code on the Penalty Table.
The learning outcomes of session 6 are to:
For this session, references should be made to the following materials: