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Competition watchdog raises eyebrows over block on driving school

The competition watchdog has expressed concern about a driving school being blocked from delivering a training course at a cheaper price.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
15th August, 2015
Noel Quinn of the Hynes-Quinn Driving School. Picture: Barry Cronin

The competition watchdog has expressed concern about a driving school being blocked from delivering a training course at a cheaper price.

The Hynes-Quinn driving school in the Midlands has been trying for the past five years to get the go-ahead for a road transport managers’ course, which is legally required under EU law for all operators of haulage firms.

But it has been denied a chance to apply by the industry body which is...

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