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Geely offers buyers the option of contactless home delivery, involving drones
Driving Safety
Friday 3rd April 2020
In the line with the effects of COVID-19 and the development of an expansive online sales system, Chinese car manufacturer Geely have launched a contactless home delivery system. This system is said to directly deliver new vehicles to people’s homes or place of work as opposed to a dealership.
Coronavirus response: reliance on vehicle rental
Driving Laws
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Amidst the government deciding what it might take to limit the impact of COVID-19, rental vehicles are reported to be used to help with maintaining the essential movement of people, goods and services.
London’s Congestion Charge and Low Emissions Zone suspended to help critical workers
Driving Laws
Monday 30th March 2020
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we have all witnessed and experienced changes to everyday life. We are all supporting those critical workers keeping the UK running as smoothly as possible during a difficult time. As London is being affected greatly during this time, it has been decided that charging schemes will be out of action to help critical workers get to work and for essential deliveries to take place.
32% of drivers would drive off if they hit another car whilst parking
Parking
Friday 27th March 2020
Nearly a third of UK drivers have admitted that they would drive off if they hit another car whilst parking. This study showed that drivers in London were the most likely to do this and women were more likely to own up than men when it came to their parking mistakes.
Car infotainment systems create worse reaction times than drink and drug driving
Driving Safety
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Tests have shown that reaction times were five times slower for those using infotainment systems in cars than a person drug or drink driving. Shockingly, further tests showed that reaction times when using touch controls rather than voice control were found to be worse than texting while driving.
Will roads be full of electric scooters under proposed plans?
Driving Safety
Monday 23rd March 2020
As part of the new government ‘transport revolution’, plans have been laid out to allow electric scooters on UK roads. Transport booking systems and medical delivery drones have also been mentioned as ways to revolutionise our transport systems. Trials for e-scooters are to begin soon in four major transport zones.
Panic buying could invalidate your car insurance
Car Insurance
Friday 20th March 2020
Panic buying a large amount of groceries and household items could invalidate your car insurance if you fill your car with goods that obstruct your vision or weigh down your vehicle excessively.
Electric vehicle charge points at supermarkets double in two years
Fuel
Friday 20th March 2020
As part of the plan to get drivers into electric vehicles (EVs) by 2035, more charging points are to be installed UK-wide. Supermarkets are a particularly important place to have these charging points available, as many people will be visiting for a good length of time, providing a good opportunity for charging. For this reason, the number of available charging points is growing.
We Are Here For You
Press Releases
Thursday 19th March 2020
The dedication of our staff through this difficult period is exceptional and I want to take this opportunity to let you know we are here for you and remain open for business.