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    Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    on: Aug 14, 2017, 01.56 pm
    Aug 14, 2017, 01.56 pm
    Not really applicable to us as TTSE's owners etc.  but I wonder if all this talk about learner car drivers being allowed on Motorways will somehow include learner bikers?

    If so, I can't figure out how they'll manage with the absence of dual controls and being accompanied by an experienced instructor as with a car :187:
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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #1 on: Aug 14, 2017, 02.07 pm
    Aug 14, 2017, 02.07 pm
    Fraid not, to quote the Gov uk website:

    "The change will only apply to learner drivers of cars - learner motorcyclists wonít be allowed to have motorway lessons."

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/learner-drivers-will-be-allowed-on-motorways-from-2018

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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #2 on: Aug 14, 2017, 03.48 pm
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    Thanks for clearing that one up Ad :028:

    It's more daunting now than when I first stepped onto motorways in the mid '70s, would be interesting to see what newbies think of all this :084:
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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #3 on: Aug 14, 2017, 04.40 pm
    Aug 14, 2017, 04.40 pm
    It's more daunting now than when I first stepped onto motorways in the mid '70s....

    Pedestrians are still not allowed ! :745:

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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #4 on: Aug 14, 2017, 04.44 pm
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    Nice one Coconut :152:

    I should have seen that coming :008:
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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #5 on: Aug 15, 2017, 08.18 pm
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    I think half of all drivers on our motorways must be learners. Particularly those who never return to the nearside lanes. Ever. Until it is time to exit

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    Re: Learner Drivers on UK Motorways.
    Reply #6 on: Aug 16, 2017, 03.50 am
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    *Originally Posted by 1675 [+]
    I think half of all drivers on our motorways must be learners. Particularly those who never return to the nearside lanes. Ever. Until it is time to exit

    Must be a universal problem, same here.  Passing lane is clogged 90% of the time.