Yorkshire Motorsport Festival 2021 to feature Palmer Foundation Engineering Village

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The Palmer Foundation has been named as a presenting partner of the Yorkshire Motorsport Festival 2021, where the charity will stage an ‘Engineering Village’ to create a platform for British automotive firms and showcase career opportunities.

The foundation was set up earlier this year by former Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer to work with young people – particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds – as they make their GCSE choices, offering them advice and help in relation to automotive industry apprenticeships.

The Palmer Foundation Engineering Village will feature products and expertise from a variety of British automotive engineering and motorsport firms, giving them access to a large trade audience.

A number of universities and colleges offering specialist engineering and motorsport-related courses – including the University of Bolton, Cranfield University, Harper Adams University and Askham Bryan Colleges – will also be in attendance to give young people insight into automotive careers, as

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Dubai Future Foundation presents outlook on the future of transportation

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Speaking on the significance and findings of the report, His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority and Chairman of Dubai Future Council for Transportation, said: ‘‘In tackling the coronavirus crisis, RTA adopted global practices to ensure a safe and secure environment for all. RTA’s focus was based on three pillars: disinfection, protection of users and employees, and physical distancing. RTA succeeded in maintaining the continuity of customer services, thanks to the transformation of all services into smart services deliverable via online channels 24/7 hours. It also ensured the continuity of business in strategic projects according to the approved time schedules, thanks to a strict project management policy highly responsive to potential risks and challenges,’’ he noted.

His Excellency added, ‘‘The fallouts of Covid-19 have impacted several sectors. In the field of public transport, studies point out

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Driving and Transportation | Epilepsy Foundation

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A driver’s license is a passport to adulthood in the United States and many other countries. In both rural and suburban areas, driving a motor vehicle is often essential for independence and employment. Even in many urban areas, driving is needed for some jobs or to get to certain places for work or pleasure.

  • Driving is a privilege, and applicants must meet the criteria in their state to qualify for a driver’s license.
  • Applicants in all states must be older than a minimum age (usually 16 or 17 years), must not have a medical disorder that would make driving dangerous, and must pass a written test, a vision test, and a driving test.

Licensing of People with Epilepsy

The laws determining which medical conditions may prevent someone from driving varies from state to state. Some states have become more liberal in recent years, basing laws on actual data about risks.

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Scholarships – California Transportation Foundation

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Since its founding in 1988, The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) has awarded $1.3 million in scholarships through December 31, 2019. To qualify for CTF scholarships, recipients must be intent on a career in transportation and be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or documented, international students.  Each scholarship has additional qualifications, some of which are listed below. To download the CTF Scholarship List for 2020 – 2021 click here.


Bimla G. Rhinehart Memorial Scholarship ($2,750)

Scholarship Application Due April 30, 2020

University students who will be entering their senior year in the 2020 Summer or Fall terms and are enrolled in business, planning, engineering or related major at a university in California intending to pursue a career in transportation are eligible to apply. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a Registered International Student. To apply to the Bimla G. Rhinehart Memorial Scholarship click here for the application.

Contact: CTF at sarah_west@transportationfoundation.org

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