Driver First Assist (DFA) was recognised at a parliamentary reception last week (18 January) and has received warm words and £70,000 of funding from the DfT. Motor Transport technical editor Colin Barnett takes a look back at the development of the first aider scheme. I first met David Higginbottom back in 2012, when he visited Road Transport Media’s office to invite us to help provide publicity for an exciting new project that he was working on. The plan was to train some […]
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