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Drivers face fines of £130 for minor offences, in effort to improve roads for cyclists and pedestrians
Cycling
Friday 12th June 2020
As commuters shun trains and buses for more hygienic modes of transport, campaigners and councillors have called for improvements to the roads for cyclists and pedestrians. These changes could mean that motorists face fines of up to £130. The money generated from these fines is to be used to fund traffic-reducing measures.
As nation avoids public transport, demand for renting parking spaces has soared
Parking
Wednesday 10th June 2020
Due to poor public transport services, the UK has consistently been car-dependant, but adamant at avoiding expensive, over-crowded city centre car parks. And now given the circumstance and the slow return to work, the demand of private parking rentals has surged.
What to expect when you visit a car dealership
Driving Safety
Monday 8th June 2020
Car dealerships across England opened on 1st June, but what has been done to ensure the safety of customers? And what can you expect when you walk in?
Citroen, Peugeot, Vauxhall and DS offering a ‘Complete Anti-Bacterial Refresh’ service to stop the spread of Coronavirus
Driving Safety
Friday 5th June 2020
The four Group PSA manufacturers, Citroen, Peugeot, Vauxhall and DS, are offering a £99 deep cleaning service to car owners to ensure their vehicle is fully disinfected, as well as a 29-point health check to help identify problems with the roadworthiness of a car.
Almost a third of UK drivers have named their car
Driving Safety
Wednesday 3rd June 2020
A recent survey, conducted by Skoda UK, found that 32% of participants named their car, based on a multitude of reasons.
Lake District locals plead for tourists to stay away
Driving Safety
Monday 1st June 2020
Cumbria has one of the worst Covid-19 infection rates in England, despite being one of its most sparsely populated counties. Locals feel threatened and believe this is due to visitors flocking to the picturesque lakes after weeks of lockdown measures were partially eased last week.
Drive-in social-distance cinemas are making appearances in many UK cities this summer
Driving Safety
Friday 29th May 2020
For many, summer plans have sadly had to be postponed or cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, an innovative idea provides a safe and fun environment for the UK public this summer, in the form of a 1950s-inspired drive-in cinema.
Car dealerships have been given the go ahead to offer click and collect services
Driving Safety
Wednesday 27th May 2020
It has been confirmed by the government that car dealerships can now operate click and collect services, meaning that customers who bought cars ahead of the lockdown, or during it, will now be able to come and collect their vehicle. There is also speculation that car showrooms will be able to reopen at the beginning of June.
The FCA is helping motorists pay their car insurance
Car Insurance
Monday 25th May 2020
New rules from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have been created to help motorists to reduce the impact of temporary financial distress and to ensure that customers continue to have insurance that meets their demands and needs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.