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Motorists with photocard driving licences set to expire in 2020 given an 11-month extension
Driving Laws
Monday 7th September 2020
Usually a driving licence needs to be renewed every ten years, but it has now been announced that any driver with a licence due to expire between 1st February and 31st December will be given an extension.
British inventor sets new Guinness World Record for the fastest electric ice cream van
Car Insurance
Friday 4th September 2020
British inventor, Edd China, converted a Mercedes Sprinter diesel engine to run from electricity following the banning of harmful emissions in some London boroughs.
Government begins embracing automated driving technology
Driving Safety
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
There have been many technological advancements recently in terms of automated driving, which could lead to some changes being enforced by the government in the automotive industry.
Drivers Risk £2,500 Fine for Not Restraining Pets in Cars
Press Releases
Tuesday 1st September 2020
More than a third of drivers do not plan to properly restrain their pets while driving with them this summer.
New cars sold from December must be fitted with a DAB radio
Driving Laws
Monday 31st August 2020
Any new car that’s sold from December 2020 must be fitted with a DAB radio. Currently, only 5% of all new cars don’t have DAB, so this is only a slight change but should be considered a significant milestone in UK radio updates.
Favourite car colour in Britain revealed
Car Insurance
Friday 28th August 2020
What colour are the cars on UK roads? The data showing the colours of every car registered for road use in Britain as of March 2020 has been revealed.
One of Britain’s worst drivers is still on the road despite clocking up 68 points on their licence
Driving Laws
Wednesday 26th August 2020
Although motorists are usually banned from driving after collecting twelve penalty points within three years, many plead ‘exceptional hardship’ to allow them to continue driving.
Warning issued for motorists with poorly positioned sat-navs
Driving Safety
Monday 24th August 2020
How you position your sat-nav on the windscreen can have a significant impact in visibility, research shows. A sat-nav may seem like a minor obstruction, but it has the potential to be dangerous depending on where you sit and the distance you are from it.
New drivers are starting to learn to drive with their parents following lockdown ease
Driving Safety
Friday 21st August 2020
Research has found that many new drivers are opting to learn with another family member, this trend perhaps in part fuelled by a long backlog of students wanting to learn to drive with an instructor.