Monday 20th April 2020
It has been decided that drivers and passengers with no option but to travel in the same car as their colleagues can now do so with people from other households. These guidelines have been put in place to ensure key workers can get to work as safely as possible and have replaced Public Health England’s previous message that those travelling to work together should be at least two metres apart in a vehicle.
Friday 17th April 2020
There has been a level of uncertainty when it comes to the best course of action to keep your car running as usual following the coronavirus lockdown being lifted. Leaving a car unused can lead to a flat battery, but starting your car occasionally isn’t likely to help this problem. So, what should we do so that our cars are in good condition when we return to normal life and need to make our usual journeys?
Wednesday 15th April 2020
The fuel price drop over the last month has been enormous and there is still scope for forecourts to come down even further, if retailers pass on the savings they are making to drivers.
Tuesday 14th April 2020
Any form of support is beneficial for everyone when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, and we can see support being provided in many ways from a lot of companies. One company that has taken action to provide some help is Land Rover, who have provided vehicles to be used by the Red Cross to help emergency teams reach people living in isolated communities.
Friday 10th April 2020
From 30th March, owners of cars, motorcycles and vans will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing. The move aims to help NHS staff and critical workers to get to work and keep the capital functioning.
Police increase travel checkpoints as driver is stopped during non-essential trip, with wife in the boot
Wednesday 8th April 2020
A driver travelled from Coventry to Salford to collect a £15 eBay purchase of windows. His wife could not fit in the vehicle, so she was travelling in the boot for the return journey when stopped on the M6 Cheshire. The driver was given a TOR (Traffic Offence Report) for the offence, but many have questioned how strict traffic measures will be for dangerous driving in times like this.
Monday 6th April 2020
Private parking firms are usually those in charge of hospital parking, so the government has promised to provide NHS trusts with the money for them to offer it for free during the coronavirus outbreak. However, there has been demand for this to continue to be the case during normal circumstances, so NHS workers do not have to pay to park.
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.