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Speeding offenses are eight times higher despite there being fewer vehicles on the roads
Driving Safety
Wednesday 13th May 2020
The Metropolitan Police revealed that motorists are really pushing the speed limits, with a worrying 75% increase in ‘extreme’ speeding since lockdown laws have been enforced.
Free rental car service provided by Toyota for key workers
Driving Safety
Monday 11th May 2020
Toyota is offering its entire fleet of rental vehicles as free to use for key workers in London during the coronavirus outbreak. This scheme follows similar help offered by other car manufacturers, too.
Project cars are proving very popular at the moment. But which one would you choose?
Driving Safety
Friday 8th May 2020
With many people having some more free time at the moment, a project car is a great thing to focus on for a car enthusiast. Research has found some of the most popular project cars and which ones are most in-demand at the moment.
Despite plummeting oil prices, motorists are still paying over £1 a litre at pumps
Wednesday 6th May 2020
Global oil prices have hit an 18-year low and it is estimated that for consumers, fuel could cost as little as 98p per litre if the lower wholesale costs were reflected at the pumps. But, it should be considered that if the largest fuel retailers do decide to make another price cut, this will heap yet more pressure on smaller forecourts.
Have you heard some of the excuses given for non-essential travel?
Driving Laws
Monday 4th May 2020
A vast amount of drivers out on non-essential trips have told police a range of excuses for being out. Some claim to have no idea of what is happening in the world at the moment, because they do not watch the news. Others have claimed they have “just been to feed the fish” or that they have “bought a new catapult and wanted to try it out”.
European car manufacturers are looking to re-open factories
Driving Laws
Friday 1st May 2020
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) believes that governments should introduce plans to help kick start the new car market, including scrappage schemes and electric car grants, when the restrictions are lifted.
Research has ranked your top 10 automotive icons
Driving Safety
Wednesday 29th April 2020
Jeremy Clarkson landed the ‘greatest automotive screen icon’ accolade this week, beating the likes of Steve McQueen and Jason Statham. But who else was in the running? And what did Brits vote as their favourite car film?
The UK car industry response to the coronavirus
Driving Safety
Monday 27th April 2020
In the UK, new car sales fell to a 44.4% year-on-year decline in March. However, there are some positive stories to report on amidst the coronavirus. Many of the UK-based automotive players have been playing an active role in making a difference during these uncertain times.
Motorists warned they may have to travel further for their fuel as demand plummets
Friday 24th April 2020
Motorists are advised to check whether their local petrol station is open before leaving to fill up. This is because independent fuelling stations face staff shortages through illness and self-isolating employees, as well as increased competition from supermarkets enjoying higher footfall and offering record-low prices at the pumps.