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Motorists are being urged to prioritise their safety on motorways this summer
Driving Safety
Wednesday 19th August 2020
Motorists are being urged to stay safe on motorways this summer as they head off to staycations.
Drivers overpaid for fuel in the weeks after lockdown began in March
Fuel
Monday 17th August 2020
There are no rules surrounding the mark-up that retailers can set when selling fuel, but it appears that in March retailers chose to raise profit margins rather than setting a fair price.
Prime Minister asks drivers to be respectful and courteous towards cyclists
Cycling
Friday 14th August 2020
Department for Transport figures show there has been a surge in cycling following the coronavirus outbreak. Due to this, Boris Johnson announced that he would like more work done to get motorists to be more respectful as we all share the roads.
Deaths among older people on Britain’s roads up by 8%
Driving Safety
Wednesday 12th August 2020
Provisional figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) have shown that the number of older people who died while driving last year increased by 15%, while those who lost their lives as passengers climbed by a worryingly high 24%.
40 Dacia Dusters added to ambulance fleet
Car Insurance
Monday 10th August 2020
Donations to the South Central Ambulance Charity have allowed the South Central Ambulance Service to invested in a new fleet of vehicles.
Holidaymaker returns home to find his car stripped for parts
Car Insurance
Friday 7th August 2020
Vehicle vultures have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a holidaymaker’s car whilst he was away, despite him believing it was safely in the hands of the meet and greet service at the airport.
Nearly a third of motorists have admitted being more patient with cyclists following lockdown
Cycling
Wednesday 5th August 2020
Research has found that drivers are becoming more understanding towards cyclists following the coronavirus lockdown, especially in London.
Highways England announce that the speed limit will increase to 60mph through motorway roadworks
Driving Laws
Monday 3rd August 2020
New 60mph speed limits through motorway roadworks have been given the go ahead by Highways England following successful trials.
‘Concerning’ rise in smart motorway accidents annually
Driving Safety
Friday 31st July 2020
A recent Highways England report has revealed that the introduction of smart motorways has led to a “concerning” rise in major accidents.