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UK weather: Gritters deployed as Britain's roads melt in heatwave
Monday 26th June 2017

The warm weather has seen a mixture of emotions from the British public. Whilst it’s been wonderful to finally see a glimpse of summer, the heat has been somewhat overwhelming, and unsurprisingly this has taken a toll on our roads.

Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph, reports:


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:


This is how you’re supposed to use your fog lights
Monday 13th February 2017

Bad weather has far from left us, and with the faint promise frozen fog, it’s worth double checking that not only do you know how to turn on your fog lights, but when it’s appropriate to do so.


The Two Types Of Congestion Caused By Our Roads
Tuesday 15th November 2016

Air pollution. It’s a phrase we’re all familiar with, yet many of us fail to realise the extent of the problem.

What is air pollution?


Monday 20th January 2014
While this winter so far, for much of the country, has been relatively mild, the roads are still taking the brunt of the weather.

Monday 23rd December 2013
With storms predicted this week are you prepared if the roads in your area are flooded? Some drivers in the UK often have fords or roads that get flooded regularly and are probably used to a bit of ground water.

Monday 28th October 2013
With the recent huge storm hitting the UK the season of autumn finally seems to have made its presence felt. The best start to safe autumn driving is to make sure you car is ready for it. Here are some top tips on how to keep your car in peak condition for the autumn:
 

Thursday 10th October 2013
With winter once again looming on the horizon UK drivers may be concerned about the state of the roads. Many of the potholes from the dreadful weather last winter are still plaguing the tarmac and still causing damage to unsuspecting drivers’ vehicles.

Monday 23rd September 2013
As the weather takes a turn for the worse Be Wiser Insurance would like to remind motorists to be prepared for bad weather, and the driving conditions that come with it.
 
The Met Office stopped providing long-range forecast last year because their accuracy was called into q

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