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Speed bumps could vanish from British roads in pollution crackdown after study reveals they increase production of noxious gas
Monday 24th April 2017

Speed bumps are a familiar part of everyday life when driving along British roads. They aim to reduce driver’s speed by forcing them to take their time over each and every bump. But what if their negative attributes outweigh their positives?

Steph Cockroft, The MailOnline, reports:

Ban all cars from the roads near schools to cut air pollution, says London mayor Sadiq Khan
Wednesday 29th March 2017

Air pollution is a hot topic. It’s driving the production of electric cars and has prompted countries such as Norway to consider banning petrol cars altogether. But what steps is the UK taking? The mayor of London has an unusual suggestion.

Fionn Hargreaves, The MailOnline, reports:

Still think you’re getting a bargain by filling up at supermarkets?
Monday 27th February 2017

Many of us use supermarket petrol stations because we believe their petrol prices are much lower than dedicated fuel retailers, and often choose to fill up whilst doing the weekly shop. Whilst this may be convenient, you might not actually be saving as much money as you initially thought.

Norway to ‘completely ban petrol powered cars by 2025’
Wednesday 8th February 2017

Norway continues to lead the way in reducing harmful vehicle emissions. The Norwegian government have reportedly proposed to completely ban the sale of petrol powered cars within the next decade. This is an enormous task that arguably every other country should also be embarking on.

Drivers feel the pinch as the price of diesel hits a two-year high of £1.22 a litre
Monday 6th February 2017

Do you drive a diesel and have you been stung with the rising cost of fuel? With news that the fuel is more dangerous to humans than petrol (even if we were told it was better for the environment), it’s a bad time for diesel owners all round!

Claire Heffron, The Mail Online, reports:

The truth about speeding
Friday 18th November 2016

It goes without saying the speeding is breaking the law and should be treated accordingly. Despite this there seems to be a lot of uncertainty surrounding speeding fines and points on a licence.

Alex Robbins, The Telegraph, reports:

James Bond Car - BeWiser
Friday 28th August 2015

The cars that James Bond drives in each of his iconic films will always get attention. He’s driven Alfa Romeos, Jaguars and Bentleys, amongst others, with perhaps the most famous being the Aston Martin DB5.

Fuel Prices - BeWiser
Friday 14th August 2015

It may be tempting to get carried away in the moment and take immediate advantage of diesel prices being lower than petrol.  However, as with any new car purchase you should take more than the cost of fuel into account.

The Telegraph reports:

Petty Price To Pay
Thursday 9th April 2015

Motorists have been informed that a £20 fine will be presented to them if they are sat in a stationary car with the engine running. From 1st of May the new penalty will come into force in two trial boroughs of London, and as you can imagine the majority are against the new fines.

Government To Go Electric
Wednesday 25th March 2015

Government ministers are to be catapulted into the future with the first fleet of electric cars to replace their old fuel run motors.

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