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Thursday 28th January 2010

39% of UK motorists believe that more severe penalties are required for drink drivers, according to a poll conducted by car insurance experts Be Wiser Insurance.

However only 6% of those polled believe the drink driving limit should be reduced.

Wednesday 27th January 2010

Drivers who tailgate other motorists while at the wheel are one of the most dangerous threats on UK roads.

Recent surveys reveal that 60% of women regard tailgating as dangerous, whereas only 47% of men believe this to be the case.

Tuesday 26th January 2010

Motorists have faced a significant increase in the cost of parking fines under new laws giving councils the power to issue tickets of up to £120.

A record of 3.58million drivers were hit with parking fines that funnelled £214million into council coffers in a single year.

Monday 18th January 2010

It really is extremely difficult these days to undertake a journey and arrive at your destination without having some form of confrontation with, or at least having your blood pressure raised, by another driver.

Friday 15th January 2010

Despite the condition of British roads getting better this week car insurance experts Be Wiser Insurance recommend taking it easy.

While the snow has cleared from many areas of the country this doesn’t mean the country’s roads are in a normal driving condition.

Friday 15th January 2010

'White Van Man' became a term for rude and reckless drivers of white transit vans after it was apparently coined by other motorists as an issue in UK roads.

Wednesday 13th January 2010

More than 40,000 motorists risk being fined up to £1,000 because they are unwittingly driving without a valid licence.

Drivers have to pay £17.50 to renew their card, which will earn the Treasury an estimated £437million over 25 years.

Monday 11th January 2010

Stopping to ask for directions is becoming something of the past with the development of Satellite Navigation Systems, which navigate you to your desired destination and even give you an estimated time of arrival - a great way to plan a journey and actually get there on time.

Thursday 7th January 2010

Smoking while behind the wheel reduces the level of concentration as well as posing a fire risk from falling hot ash – both of which could easily result in an accident. Driving while trying to multi-task is not a safe option - yet many still do.

Wednesday 6th January 2010

Motorists face further rises in petrol prices after the Budget despite recent increases in the cost of fuel but a "cash for bangers" car-scrappage scheme was introduced to try to kick-start the motor industry.

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