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Clampdown on parking tickets: New rules to protect millions of motorists in full
Car Insurance
Friday 29th March 2019

New legislation will see the introduction of an independent appeals service to help drivers challenge unfair parking tickets.

Emma Munbodh, The Mirror, reports:

New laws are set to safeguard drivers

You can now be fined £100 for blaring loud music while driving
Car Insurance
Wednesday 27th March 2019

Motorists who commit anti-social behaviours in Bradford could face a fine of up to £100 under new legislation.

Molly Rose Pike, The Sun, reports:

Drivers can now be fined for

Number of elderly drivers banned for medical reasons skyrockets
Car Insurance
Monday 25th March 2019

More than 20,000 elderly motorists had their licences revoked by the DVLA on medical grounds last year.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

The number of drivers aged 70 or older

Ban cars from idling near schools, says UK public health agency
Car Insurance
Friday 22nd March 2019

A UK health organisation has called for cars to be banned from idling outside schools in an attempt to reduce the dangers of air pollution for students.

Matthew Weaver, The

A fifth of drivers ignore smart motorway ‘red X’ signs risking £100 fine
Car Insurance
Wednesday 20th March 2019

New research has revealed that more than 20% of drivers admit to disregarding the red X on smart motorways.

The RAC reports:

Those who ignore ‘red Xs’ could be endangering

Utility companies taken to task over poor road repairs
Car Insurance
Monday 18th March 2019

New government proposals could see utility companies being forced to repair potholes caused by roadworks that they complete. 

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

Utility companies could be forced to issue

UK car output driven down by plunging demand in China
Car Insurance
Friday 15th March 2019

January saw the eighth month of decline in the number of cars the UK made, with much of the decrease being attributed to a reduced demand in Chinese markets.


Delays increase on motorways and A roads
Car Insurance
Wednesday 13th March 2019

Congestion on major motorways and A roads caused an increase in the average length of delays for motorists in 2018.

Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:

Motorists suffered a 3.9 per

10-year-old tyres could be banned to boost road safety
Car Insurance
Monday 11th March 2019

The Department of Transport is set to launch a consultation as to whether tyres over a decade old should be banned from certain types of vehicles.

The Daily Mail reports: