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Driving School in Bourne – weekly update 31/10/15

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  • No reported accidents by Police or fire crews in Peterborough on Wednesday morning despite torrential downpour of 19mm of rain – half of a months expected rainfall in just a few hours, causing widespread hazardous driving conditions.
  • Baston Parish Council declares no less than 9 sites for their speed signs to be positioned.
  • A 24 yr old female driver was arrested for dangerous driving in Shrewsbury Avenue, Peterborough at 11.40 pm on Wednesday night after hitting a cyclist causing head injury.
  • 24 yr old from Deeping St James fined £415 and driving licence endorsed with 6 points after driving in Market Deeping with no car insurance.
  • Resident in Sutton Bridge calls for tighter parking restrictions after collision with moped at Granville Terrace with Bridge Road – a notoriously hazardous junction due to legally parked vehicles in front of Tears Garage
  • Car crashes into power station nr Ortongate Shopping Centre, Peterborough affecting lighting to 4 major roadways and subways in the area.
  • “Covert” Archer speed check surveys are being promised in Spalding and Holbeach – and is said to often result in enforcement action as a consequence.
  • 3 vehicle collision on A1 southbound nr South Witham on Thursday.
  • Farmer thanks motorists for assisting when 3 cows escaped from a field on the A47 nr Uppingham on Tuesday.
  • 23 yr old male from Lincoln is disqualified from driving for a year after failing to report an accident in Thurlby, £745 fine.
  • Bourne Town Council are asking for volunteers to help spread salt over the winter months to keep pavements free of ice.
  • Councillor at Morton and Hanthorpe Parish Council requests the council to ask to be involved in the proposed traffic survey.
  • 29 yr old female from Spalding fined £515 for entering Peterborough to Spalding train without a valid ticket.
  • S Luffenham Parish Council announces closures to the Station Road level crossing due to works starting weekends from 16/1/16 – 6/2/16
  • Call for average speed cameras on A16 stretch from Spalding to Crowland after 8 fatalities in 5 years. BIG TOM Driving School in Bourne makes every effort to include this hazardous stretch in driving lessons as seen HERE from 7/10/15.
  • The 97 yr old female who died 2 weeks ago after driving the wrong way on a Peterborough parkway has now been named by Police and was a Peterborough resident. The condition of the other female driver who she hit head on has worsened, and is now described as “critical”.
  • 38 yr old male from Bourne fined £950 and 6 points on driving licence for failing to give driver identification.
  • Bourges Boulevard in Peterborough is to be reduced to 1 lane outside of rush hour, while essential gas mains works are carried out through November finishing on the 23rd.
  • Notice has been given of road closure restrictions to North, West and South Streets in Bourne and Abbey Road on 8/11/15 due to Remembrance Day Event.
  • Views are being sought for a Local Transport Plan for Peterborough’s transport needs in the next 5 years


  • BIG TOM Driving School in Bourne   Bookings: 01778 309773