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UK roads are the safest in Europe
Car Insurance
Wednesday 17th April 2019

New figures released by the European Commission have revealed that the UK had the fewest road traffic fatalities per one million inhabitants in 2018, the lowest figure in Europe.

Tristan

Pavement parking ban nears as inquiry opens
Car Insurance
Monday 15th April 2019

The Government is considering a country-wide ban for parking on the pavements, alongside fines of over £100 for motorists who choose to flout these new laws.

Luke John Smith, The

£201m fund for road maintenance and pothole repairs
Car Insurance
Friday 12th April 2019

Central Government has revealed plans to offer a new fund to help local authorities improve road surfaces.

ITV News reports:

More than £200 million will be allocated to English councils

The true depth of the UK’s pothole problem revealed
Car Insurance
Thursday 11th April 2019

New Freedom of Information data obtained by Confused.com reveals a whopping 905,172 potholes were flagged to councils across the UK in 2017/18, compared to 887,351 the previous year(1).

Motor payouts pass £1m per day thanks to 'surge in vehicle thefts'
Car Insurance
Wednesday 10th April 2019

Motor insurers are now paying out £1m each day, according to new figures – and a surge in vehicle thefts is partly to blame.

Scott McGee, Insurance Times, reports:

Figures

Road safety: UK set to adopt vehicle speed limiters
Car Insurance
Monday 8th April 2019

Advanced safety features will become compulsory in the basic models of all vehicles sold across Europe, after new measures were approved by the European Commission.

The BBC reports:

Speed limiting

Pointless and confusing road signs to be removed
Car Insurance
Friday 5th April 2019

New government guidance has asked local councils to remove useless road signs in communities, and for all temporary signs to be given a ‘remove by’ date.

Tristan Shale-Hester & Hugo

Motorists could earn thousands by giving up cars for public transport under new scheme
Car Insurance
Wednesday 3rd April 2019

A new government-funded trial has been launched, offering motorists a monetary incentive for choosing public transport rather than their cars.

Toyin Owoseje, The Independent, reports:

UK motorists could be paid thousands

Nearly one-in-seven Brits would not admit to denting someone else’s car
Car Insurance
Monday 1st April 2019

Figures from a new survey show that almost 15% of drivers would not leave contact details if they hit a parked car.

The Express & Star reports:

Almost one in