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Motorway roadwork speed limits may be on the rise
Driving Safety
Wednesday 1st July 2020
Motorway speed limits through roadworks may rise to 60mph due to drivers’ frustration with congestion.
Government urged to consider a hydrogen alternative strategy
Car Insurance
Monday 29th June 2020
Following an open letter from Hydrogen Strategy Now, the government are considering the future of hydrogen power in the UK.
One in ten drivers never check their vehicle for problems
Driving Safety
Friday 26th June 2020
The Highway code states that drivers should be checking their cars on a weekly basis, and this is more important than ever given the current hold on MOTs due to coronavirus. However, one in ten drivers never check their vehicle for problems.
Councils to use CCTV to penalise drivers who park in cycle lanes
Cycling
Wednesday 24th June 2020
There has been a country-wide surge in people walking and cycling to work as an alternative to driving. Due to this, steps are being taken to further protect those utilising cycle lanes.
Electric cars are to be given green number plates
Driving Laws
Monday 22nd June 2020
So that they are more easily distinguishable, and zero-emissions motoring is promoted, green number plates are to be introduced for electric cars so that owners can enjoy perks such as cheaper parking or free entry to congestion zones.
Traffic levels in the UK are getting close to pre-lockdown numbers
Driving Safety
Friday 19th June 2020
It appears that traffic levels across the UK are getting back to normal, whether this is to return to work, to make essential trips, making the most of lockdown restrictions easing slightly or to make the most of the odd spells of nice weather.
Despite new lockdown rules, very few people have made any trips
Driving Laws
Wednesday 17th June 2020
It seems that many people were yet to take advantage of the ease on lockdown restrictions last week. It has been considered that the change in weather came at exactly the wrong time for people to be able to spend socially distanced time outside with friends as well as the suggestion that people are cautious to drive.
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Tuesday 16th June 2020
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Electric vehicle owners paid to use excess electricity
Fuel
Monday 15th June 2020
Electric car owners were recently given the opportunity to make the most of surplus energy which could otherwise be wasted, whilst getting paid to do so.