Welcome to the world of
your interest - pleasure driving or competing, singles,
pairs or multiples - The British
Driving Society is here to help and encourage you.
Support Officers are on hand to give you guidance and the BDS has a panel of qualified
instructors throughout the country and we run a
which is respected world-wide as a basis for safe driving. Look at your local
area website, below, for further details.
Website updated on
Tuesday 02 September 2014
FREE TO SPECTATORS - ALL WELCOME
The schedule is now available for the 2014 Show
The 36th Annual BDS Meet of The Tandem Club
Hundreds of photographs
from the Tandem Meet are now up on a web album link as shown.
They are grouped by driver with all the presentation and tea photos at
the end. You can take them off the web album but if anyone wants
something special done please contact Scott Sibbald direct at
Clive Rushton-Green 07775 822101
Insurance update from
John Parker 2/5/14
Following the email from Linda
Swain to ACs and Organisers, there appears to be some confusion about
Memberís and BDS ACs and Organisers insurance cover.
Firstly, may I make it quite clear that
THERE HAVE BEEN NO CHANGES WHATSOEVER TO THE BDS INSURANCE POLICY
KBIS, who have been the BDS insurers for the past three years, attended
Council on 19th March 2014 to clarify the terms of the insurance policy,
which was negotiated with them by Richard Lanni when he first became
read the announcement in full ...........
REGISTER OF COMMERCIAL HARNESS HORSE OPERATORS
Due to the
concerns of a number of BDS memberís contacting the BDS Office, Council have
recommended that the British Driving Society start a register of Commercial
read the full details of Registration and to download an application form
for the commercial register.
John Parker, BDS President
To read the letter click
We would ask you all to
continue to lobby
your MP regarding VOSA's interpretation of the driving
regulations. Please use the latest sample letter
For further information please read the article on page 4 of
the Horse and Hound 2nd April 2009 edition or go on their web
If you have been stopped by a VOSA inspector the BDS and Horse &
Hound would like to
hear about it. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org with brief
details of the incident.
Welfare in Animal (Transport) Order 2006
Welfare of Animals During Transport Regulations - Equine related case
INFORMATION and QUESTIONS ANSWERED