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Call for inquiry over driver licence tests

Call for inquiry over driver licence tests

The government should hold a full, public inquiry into the issuing of drivers’ licences, says the car review website dogandlemon.com.

Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says:

“I’m deeply concerned at the number of complaints that have emerged about the current system. Despite reassurances from the government, there is a widespread belief that competent motorists are being failed for petty excuses, even if their driving is of a high standard.”

“There is also widespread public concern that the private company that issues drivers’ licences is rorting the public. Perhaps it’s not. Perhaps it is. Clearly, a full, public inquiry is needed to restore the public’s faith in the current system.”

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