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BSM chief escapes driving ban

(August 31, 2009)
THE OWENER of Britain's biggest driving school has managed to avoid a driving ban despite having 17 points on his licence.
Abu-Haris shafi, head of driving school British school of motoring (BSM) appeared in court after his Volvo was clocked by a speed camera braking a 50mph speed limit.
But when asked to admit who was driving the car at the time Mr Shafi, 47, refused immediately,earning him six points on his licence, on top of 11 that he already had.
Mr Shafi's solicitor managed to persuade Bournmouth magistrates that banning him from driving would risk his job and stop him taking his mother to the local GP. Instead he was fined £750.
The news followed a recent announcment that BSM had signed an agreement with Fiat to supply its new fleet of driver training cars.its relationship with Vauxhall, the previous supplier, had lasted 16 years.

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