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Despite Covid-19, demand for EVs remains steady
Car Insurance
Monday 28th September 2020
It seems that there are still many potential electric vehicle buyers despite the difficulties Covid-19 has caused.
Fraudsters claiming to work for the DVLA are selling driving licences
Driving Laws
Friday 25th September 2020
Attempting to buy a DVSA driving license is illegal, but recent investigations by the BBC found a fraudulent scheme in place where they are being sold for £600 online.
‘New car smell’ changing as manufacturers are ordered to clean up their cars’ interiors
Car Insurance
Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Eight substances commonly found in new car interiors have been found to have an effect on humans, according to new research. Due to this, manufacturers have been ordered to clean up their cars’ interiors to make them safer and more environmentally friendly.
Research shows over half of motorists speed on 30mph roads
Driving Safety
Monday 21st September 2020
Recent research has shown that many motorists are speeding on a variety of different road types, despite how dangerous speeding is.
London council fining ‘rat runs’ on public roads
Driving Laws
Friday 18th September 2020
A scheme has been running to prevent motorists from using five residential streets in order to make “roads safer, more pleasant and to reduce air pollution”.
Research shows new car registrations fell by 5.8% year-on-year in August
Car Insurance
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Although August is one of the quietest months when it comes to car registrations due to many people choosing their new car in September when the new registration comes out, there has been a reduction on new car registrations in comparison to last year’s figures.
Should teenage drivers be banned from carrying passengers for a period after passing their test?
Driving Laws
Monday 14th September 2020
Currently the only special measure in place to deter new motorists from taxiing friends around is a law which strips them of their licence if they receive six penalty points within the first two years, rather than the standard 12 points. But, should there be stricter rules?
Rules to tackle unfair private parking tickets being considered
Parking
Friday 11th September 2020
Motorists may be able to reduce fines issued by private parking firms or cancel them entirely, under potential new rules.
Learners opting for automatic over manual gearboxes when learning to drive
Car Insurance
Wednesday 9th September 2020
Recent Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) figures have shown that there was a 163% increase in the number of tests taken in automatic vehicles last year.