European leaders are set to vote on whether a number of advanced safety systems are to be made compulsory for new vehicles sold in the continent.
James Attwood, Auto Car,
Accident rates increase by over 7% during November and March compared to the summer, a study by an accident-management company of almost 60,000 collisions has found.
Tristan Shale-Hester & Hugo
An analysis of the drop-off prices of some of the country’s busiest airports has found that drivers are facing eye-watering fees for picking up those who have just landed.
Research has revealed that in 2017 there was an estimated 26% increase in the number of fatalities caused by drink-driving compared to the year before.
James Gratton, The Sun, reports:
Up to £48 million of funds have been given to a new scrappage scheme to help motorists dispose of vehicles which do not comply with emissions standards.
Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto
The number of vehicles without tax has tripled since the abolition of tax discs in 2014, and the DVLA are launching a new campaign to catch tax evaders.
Almost 1.5 million motorists took part in retraining courses last year, an increase of 36% on 2013.
Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:
The use of driver retraining courses to avoid
New statistics have shown that 4% of drivers aged 17-29 were seen using their mobile phone whilst driving last year.
The RAC reports:
Young drivers are failing to heed phone