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One fifth of motorists and more than a quarter of cyclists admit they’ve run a red light in the last year
Wednesday 18th April 2018

Drivers and cyclists are risking their lives and the safety of others by ignoring one of the most basic road laws – stopping at a red light.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

All drivers under the age of 24 could be barred from carrying more than one passenger in their first two years on the road
Monday 16th April 2018

Passengers can be a distraction, there is no doubt about that. Passengers could change the radio station, turn the music up, talk loudly, contribute to a heated discussion or talk on their phone – to name just a few.

Red, amber or green? Millions of British drivers do not know the sequence of traffic lights.
Friday 13th April 2018

It’s likely that whenever you get in the car, your journey will involve a traffic light junction. Other than knowing that red means stop, and green means go, are you confident in stating the sequence of light that a traffic light shows?

Daily Mail reports:

National Grid supports bringing forward 2040 ban on new petrol and diesel car sales
Wednesday 11th April 2018

National Grid believes the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars could feasibly be brought forward to 2030.

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, reports:

Watch out for hedgehogs crossing
Monday 9th April 2018

The Government are set to erect warning signs where small wildlife is present to protect animals such as hedgehogs.

Jonathan Bucks, the Mail Online, reports:

Signs warning motorists to watch out for hedgehogs are set to appear on British roads.

Can you park on double yellow lines without being ticketed?
Friday 6th April 2018

As a general rule, parking on double yellow lines results in a parking ticket. But are there exceptions to this rule?

Ed Riley, MSN news, reports:

Cars across Britain will be slower than bicycle in less than 10 years
Wednesday 4th April 2018

For those that already travel in heavily congested areas, seeing bicycles overtake cars may already be commonplace. For many, this will become a more familiar sight on the roads as cars across Britain are expected to become slower than bicycles in less than 10 years.

Sat nav postcode lottery: study suggests that three-quarters of street addresses don’t lead to the property they’re meant to
Monday 2nd April 2018

Ever wondered why you end up driving to the wrong place even when you've entered a destination address into your car sat nav?

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

One in eight local roads face closure amidst pothole spike
Thursday 29th March 2018

A recent report on UK roads finds 24,000 miles of road need urgent maintenance as local authorities face £556 million shortfall.

Hugo Griffiths, AutoExpress, reports:

20,000 injured annually in speed-related crashes
Wednesday 28th March 2018

Around a quarter of those in speed-related crashes are either killed or seriously injured - a reminder that speeding is a terrifyingly dangerous crime.

James Fossdyke, MSN news, reports:

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