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UK weather: Gritters deployed as Britain's roads melt in heatwave
Monday 26th June 2017

The warm weather has seen a mixture of emotions from the British public. Whilst it’s been wonderful to finally see a glimpse of summer, the heat has been somewhat overwhelming, and unsurprisingly this has taken a toll on our roads.

Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph, reports:

The speed limit on your roads could be changing to 20pmh – for a very good reason.
Friday 23rd June 2017

Speed limits are in place to keep our roads safe, and they’re set depending on the road circumstances. This means that built up, residential areas have speed limits to reflect the increased number of pedestrians.

Emma Munbodh, The Mirror, reports:

Car passengers are exposed to 9 times more pollution than cyclists, and children breathe in MORE dirty air because they’re shorter.
Wednesday 21st June 2017

Air pollution is becoming an increasingly worrying problem, especially in UK major cities. But how much is it affecting our health?

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

A simple conversion could turn our 7.5m lamps into electric car chargers – and they’re already being used in London.
Monday 19th June 2017

Electric cars are becoming more and more popular in the UK, and for good reason! By buying an electric car, you’re showing you’re environmentally conscious, as they do not emit toxic gases and run on a clean energy source.

Relying on satnav is making driving unsafe
Friday 16th June 2017

Road signs are there for a reason, perhaps warning of limited access, no U-turns or pedestrians. And while Satnavs are often a lifesaver – they aren’t the always the best at making drivers aware of potential issues such as these, especially if they’re not up to date.

Parents warned they are playing 'Russian roulette' with their children's lives after investigation finds just one in seven car seats are fitted properly
Wednesday 14th June 2017

Are you confident that you’re fitting your child’s car seat properly? Well, perhaps you might want to check it again as The Daily Mail Reports that 6 of 7 car seats are fitted poorly!

Ray Massey, The Daily Mail, reports:

12 road rules you didn’t know you were breaking
Monday 12th June 2017

Whether you have just got your license or you're a seasoned driver who's been on the road for years, you probably consider yourself aware of the rules of the road – but are there a few you’ve been unwittingly breaking?

Ashleigh David, The Mail Online, reports:

Hands-free doubles the risk while driving: Motorists take a tenth of the second longer to react to dangers
Friday 9th June 2017

It’s illegal to use your mobile phone whilst driving unless it is handsfree. However, despite being legal to use while driving, research has shown that using a handsfree device will still delay reaction times behind the wheel.

Victoria Allen, The Daily Mail, reports:

7 steps to take when you are a victim of road rage
Wednesday 7th June 2017

Unfortunately, rage road remains a problem on British roads.  Whilst being on the receiving end is intimidating and no doubt infuriating, it’s important to be able to take it down a gear and take the higher road.

Lucy Taylor, MSN news, reports:

Do you let your dog stick their head out of the car window? If so, you could invalidate your insurance
Monday 5th June 2017

We’re a nation of dog lovers, there’s no doubt about it, and this often results in our four-legged friends hopping into our cars to join us on our next adventure. But do you strap them in, or let them roam free?

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

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