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Holly West-Robinson

Hi I'm Holly and I'm a young driver based in Peterborough! I love tattoos, food, drawing and anything art related, enjoy hanging out with friends and family and making a fool of myself XD I'm a huge lover of music and also a part time DJ in the underground drum and bass scene. I passed my driving test first time when I was 17 years old have been loving life and my new found freedom ever since! I'm definitely one of the adventurous types who's always up for a good old road trip!


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Government proposals to allow learners to drive on the motorway

Government proposals to allow learners to drive on the motorway

16 March 2017

Holly West-Robinson

At the end of December 2016, the government released a proposal to allow learner drivers to start taking lessons on the motorway. By having a qualified instructor next to them for support and guidance, this could prove to be a much safer way for learner drivers to gain the valuable experience they need to be able to drive confidently on the motorway once they’ve passed.
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What do young drivers find most scary about driving?

23 February 2017

Holly West-Robinson

Marmalade recently carried out a survey on 17-24 year olds, to find out what the biggest anxieties are for young drivers living in the UK, and we certainly got some interesting results! 16% of young drivers rated breaking down as their greatest fear with 15% scared of junctions & roundabouts. 13% of young drivers were afraid of driving in traffic and congested cities with 11% dreading those tricky parking manoeuvres.
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How insurance companies use customer data

16 February 2017

Holly West-Robinson

The Data Protection Act is a safeguarding legislation that came into force in 1998 to ensure the government, organisations and businesses who have access to your personal information keep those details safe and secure. Whether this be physical or electronic information, there are a strict set of rules/data principles in place that all companies and governing bodies must abide by when handling personal information.
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Young drivers will be disqualified from driving for using a mobile phone

25 January 2017

Holly West-Robinson

You may have seen a lot of articles in the news the last few weeks around the new penalty changes due to take affect from 1st March 2017 for using a hand held device behind the wheel. Last November the police in England, Northern Ireland and Wales clamped down heavily on offenders using their phones whilst driving and issued 8,000 fines over the course of a week. In this time they also delivered an abundance of verbal warnings and court summonses for other means of distracted driving such as eating, smoking, reading, and changing the music on CD/MP3 players.