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Solar-powered electric car set to launch in 2019
Wednesday 29th August 2018

A German-based company has begun the final stages in the development of a solar-powered car, which could be released next year.

Luke Smith, The Daily Express, reports:

Increase in drink-drive deaths in 2016 revealed
Friday 24th August 2018

Figures released by the Department for Transport show over 200 people were killed in drink-drive related road accidents in the UK during 2016.

Hugo Griffiths, Auto Express, reports:

Traffic jams cost commuters over 55 hours of sleep a year
Wednesday 22nd August 2018

New statistics have revealed that traffic jams lead to commuters losing over two days of sleep a year.

James Salmon, The Daily Mail, reports:

Traffic jams are costing commuters more than 55 hours of sleep a year, according to a report.

Drivers facing £20 idling fines as councils aim to curb emissions
Monday 20th August 2018

Fines for drivers who leave their cars running whilst stationary have been implemented by councils across the country.

Joe Holding, Auto Express, reports:

Dealers report a swing away from diesel
Friday 17th August 2018

An RAC dealership survey has found that over a third of independent dealers have sold fewer used diesel cars in the last year.

The RAC reports:

MPs launch an inquiry into funds for pothole-riddled routes
Wednesday 15th August 2018

The Government is set to open an investigation into the feasibility of speeding up the process of repairing the poor conditions of UK roads.

Rob Hull, This Is Money, reports:

Tuesday 14th August 2018

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Highways England to test in-vehicle signage on A2 and M2
Monday 13th August 2018

Highways England is set to launch a new project to explore the viability of wireless motorway signs.

Hugo Griffiths, Auto Express, reports:

Drink drive alcohol interlocks get first UK trial
Friday 10th August 2018

A new initiative has been launched in an attempt to stop repeat offenders driving under the influence of alcohol.

Hugo Griffiths, Auto Express, reports:

Durham police will offer free car alcohol interlocks to people who commit crimes “where alcohol is a factor”

8-year-olds among children caught driving underage
Wednesday 8th August 2018

Alarming statistics have shown that over 1,000 underage drivers have been caught speeding on the road in the last year, with some offenders being as young as eight years old.

The RAC reports:

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