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Instructors want to see the Highway Code encompass new technologies #greenenergy

Instructors want to see the Highway Code encompass new technologies #greenenergy

A survey conducted by RightDriver.co.uk has found that almost 65% of driving instructors would like to see the Highway Code mention hybrid vehicles. A massive 80% also believed that stop/start systems should be included in the code. The survey sampled 1056 approved driving instructors (ADIs), giving them the chance to air their views on what should and shouldn’t be included in the modern Highway Code. The results found that though driving theory tests are based on the book, many instructors believe that it has its shortcomings. At present, the document makes no reference to alternatively-fuelled vehicles, but around 68% of approved driving instructors believe that the code should take them into account. Thirty-seven per cent of the instructors were of the opinion that electric-only vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf should get a mention, and even though hydrogen-powered cars...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2014/0...

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