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Your guide to becoming a driving instructor
Dec02

Your guide to becoming a driving instructor

Considering a new career or change of career why not consider becoming a qualified driving instructor asks Ladybird Driving School So what are the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a qualified driving instructor in Ireland? Advantages Upwards of €40,000 per annum. Working for yourself but not by yourself. Setting your own hours weekly. Setting your own holiday times. Very low entry costs into the business. Not missing family...

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Car Chat with Andrea Gilligan
Nov26

Car Chat with Andrea Gilligan

We talk driving test tales, Route 66, dream passengers and road rage with Newstalk Breakfast Briefing presenter Andrea Gilligan Your current car? I drive a 3 Series BMW. It’s an old one though – 2004. I bought it years ago. Is a car important to you? Yes, I suppose I’ve always had a car so I can’t imagine not having one. I couldn’t wait to start driving and I learned to drive at a young age and then...

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Saudi Arabia’s First Women Driving Instructors
Nov10

Saudi Arabia’s First Women Driving Instructors

We spoke to Deborah Sherwood who is currently training women to be instructors in Saudi Arabia due to the change in the law that allows women to drive writes Shereen Shabnam Deborah went through a selection process and was thrilled to find out that she had been selected to be part of the team of four to help further develop and implement the training program for the instructors, examiners and lecturers. When did you first venture into...

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6 Spooky Road Trips
Oct16

6 Spooky Road Trips

With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time for families to start planning a spooky road trip. We have 6 spine-chilling destinations Get Spooked in Scotland From haunted castles and horrible histories to Celtic legends across ancient moors and mountains, Scotland’s got a lot to offer the Halloween holidaymaker. Start in Edinburgh, the Castle is said to be one of the most haunted in Europe, with many previously...

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Five tips to ensure you are sitting right when driving
Oct15

Five tips to ensure you are sitting right when driving

Back pain driving you mad? It might just be the way you are sitting We all know the dangers of driving, be it watching out for sudden hazards, ignoring distractions or avoiding a collision. But there are other things we should watch out for when getting behind the wheel, and one of them is how we sit. Brian Crinion, Director of Spectrum Optimise has some top tips on how to check you are sitting right when driving: 1) Raise the seat:...

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