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Picking up the kids from school today? Leaving your car idling for 10 minutes each school day for a year creates toxic fumes to fill two jumbo jets!
Monday 11th September 2017

Recent research has highlighted the impact of not turning off your engine at the school gates, with 20 minutes of idling a day capable of filling a swimming pool with fumes.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:


Over the line! Furious homeowners are fined up to three times a day for parking on their own driveways
Monday 31st July 2017

If you have your own drive way, the problems of parking should be eliminated. But what if parking on your driveway still resulted in a parking fine?

Rachael Burford, The Mail Online, reports:


Do you know all the motoring offences? Here’s 10 you probably didn’t know
Friday 14th July 2017

Being fully aware of the rules of the road is something every driver should feel confident of. But, are there certain rules of the highway code that you’re unwittingly breaking?

Sophie Kitching, The Telegraph, reports:


Parking chaos expected as ticket machines aren’t prepared for new £1 coin
Friday 7th April 2017

It’s bad enough that parking machines don’t accept copper coins, and worse still when you find a counterfeit coin in your purse that gets rejected. It will be even more frustrating if parking machines are unable to accept the new £1, especially considering it will be legal tender.


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:


The app that turns all of us into informants
Wednesday 22nd February 2017

If you’re frustrated with people parking unlawfully on your property, then this might be the answer to your prayers! A new app has been released, enabling people to report illegal parking on private land, and you can even get £10 for doing so!

James Dunn, The Mail Online, reports:


‘Clarkson parking’ trend fuelled by fat cars and fat drivers, AA boss says.
Friday 20th January 2017

Imagine you’re driving into a car park, it’s busy and you’re hunting for a space. Yet instead of finding neatly parked cars, you’re faced with large vehicles taking over two spaces. Would this frustrate you?


Mercedes GL 5.05m long, 2.4m wide
Wednesday 18th January 2017

What car do you drive? Plenty of us have smaller cars such as Ford KA’s and Renault Clio’s, but many are driving much larger vehicles which are struggling to fit in a normal parking space.

Tim Pollard, Car Magazine reports:


Parents - BeWiser
Wednesday 5th August 2015
So the question has been put to children, who is a better driver – mum or dad? This is clearly going to stimulate an interesting debate, with parking skills to consider as well dubious musical taste.

Common Motoring Issues - BeWiser
Wednesday 22nd July 2015
In a recent survey of motorists living in UK summer holiday hotspots, nearly 40% said the biggest motoring problem in their area is tourists not driving appropriately for the local roads.

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