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Research shows over half of motorists speed on 30mph roads
Driving Safety
Monday 21st September 2020
Recent research has shown that many motorists are speeding on a variety of different road types, despite how dangerous speeding is.
London council fining ‘rat runs’ on public roads
Driving Laws
Friday 18th September 2020
A scheme has been running to prevent motorists from using five residential streets in order to make “roads safer, more pleasant and to reduce air pollution”.
Research shows new car registrations fell by 5.8% year-on-year in August
Car Insurance
Wednesday 16th September 2020
Although August is one of the quietest months when it comes to car registrations due to many people choosing their new car in September when the new registration comes out, there has been a reduction on new car registrations in comparison to last year’s figures.
Should teenage drivers be banned from carrying passengers for a period after passing their test?
Driving Laws
Monday 14th September 2020
Currently the only special measure in place to deter new motorists from taxiing friends around is a law which strips them of their licence if they receive six penalty points within the first two years, rather than the standard 12 points. But, should there be stricter rules?
Rules to tackle unfair private parking tickets being considered
Parking
Friday 11th September 2020
Motorists may be able to reduce fines issued by private parking firms or cancel them entirely, under potential new rules.
Learners opting for automatic over manual gearboxes when learning to drive
Car Insurance
Wednesday 9th September 2020
Recent Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) figures have shown that there was a 163% increase in the number of tests taken in automatic vehicles last year.
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.