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MoD awards multi-million pound driver training contract

Driver training school, AcciDon’t, has been awarded a £3.6million contract to teach Royal Marines, soldiers and airmen how to drive.

It will instruct around 1,700 soldiers a year based at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield, East Yorkshire.

The British Armed Forces has more than 60,000 vehicles, ranging from saloon cars and motorcycles to heavy goods lorries and armoured trucks.

The company is now recruiting qualified driving instructors to service the contract, which is believed to be the third biggest of its kind to ever to be awarded by the MoD.

By the end of the contract more than 8,500 members of the armed forces will have earned their licence to drive.

 

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