Fuel Price & Efficiency News
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.
The AA has released fresh research suggesting that the environmental impact of a vehicle is growing in importance amongst the factors considered by motorists.
Rocketing petrol and diesel costs have contributed to a 17% increase in the overall cost of motoring in the UK.
Motorists face further rises in petrol prices after the Budget despite recent increases in the cost of fuel but a "cash for bangers" car-scrappage scheme was introduced to try to kick-start the motor industry.