Fuel Price & Efficiency News
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.
Motorists who are at risk of being caught up in the latest blitz on the uninsured on our roads should act now if they want to keep their cars, the motor insurance industry has warned. The motor insurance industry estimates that as many as 1.2 million are driving without insurance in the UK.
The European Commission is pushing ahead with plans to have every car equipped with an aircraft-like "black box" that will record the vehicle's behaviour immediately before and after a crash.
Surveys have revealed that over a third of UK motorists have been dissatisfied with the service they received when taking their car to a garage for an MOT or service in the last five years.
Statistics show that motorists over the age of 70 have more, serious accidents than any other sector of the population.