Fuel Price & Efficiency News
More than a third of used car buyers looking to save money on everything from motor insurance to fuel are planning to trade in their current vehicle for a smaller model, according to a new study.
Car insurance customers keen to cut motoring costs in the current economic climate can make savings by changing their habits behind the wheel, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has claimed.
An experimental new traffic management system which could help drivers save fuel has been given the go-ahead, it has emerged.
With hybrid cars becoming more and more popular it seems many consumers are seeing the advantages to the environment and their pocket. Recent research has shown support for electric cars.
New motorists are to be advised on how to save fuel and cut emissions as part of their practical driving test. The transport minister has also set aside £3 million to promote good driving techniques that will help everyone save money on petrol and diesel.
The Governments ‘Watchdog’ has broadcast their view that motorists should be forced to pay to drive on the busiest roads to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Every year in the UK over 16,000 cyclists are killed or injured in reported road accidents, including around 2,500 who are killed or seriously injured.
The epidemic of illegal number plates is sweeping the country with motorists altering the spacing, changing the font and moving screws to change the characters so they look like a different one, which makes it difficult to identify the vehicle.
One in six of all deaths on Britain's roads are alcohol-related. This means that, in this country, approximately 11 people are killed each week by drunk drivers.
Millions of motorists throughout the UK are continuing to reel from the global economic crisis, with predictions that petrol prices could hit 120p a litre, it’s no surprise there has been a detrimental impact on motorist’s vehicle buying habits.