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E-scooters to now allowed on Britain’s roads
Driving Safety
Monday 13th July 2020
Since 4th July, regulations allowing the use of rental e-scooters have come into effect. These trials will last a year and will be used to assess whether two-wheeled transport will reduce car traffic levels and how it impacts safety for all road users.
Driving lessons and tests to resume this July
Driving Safety
Friday 10th July 2020
It has been confirmed that driving lessons and practical and theoretical tests will resume in England this July, with new rules set in place and time given for refresher lessons.
Tips for Fraud Prevention
Press Releases
Thursday 9th July 2020
Insurance fraud is unfortunately on the rise and Insurers are investing over £200 million a year in an effort to prevent this crime. Be Wiser invest significantly into ways to prevent as many instances of fraud as possible. Whilst we have made large steps forward it is not always possible to identify in every situation.
McDonalds will be installing EV chargers at its drive thrus across the UK
Car Insurance
Wednesday 8th July 2020
As McDonalds are known for speed and convenience, their new partnership with EV charging firm InstaVolt appears to be a great step for accommodating EV motorists.
Mandatory MOT testing will restart on 1st August
Driving Safety
Monday 6th July 2020
Motorists were given a six-month extension on their MOT throughout the coronavirus crisis to ensure people stayed home as much as possible, but it has now been announced that mandatory MOT testing is to be reintroduced on the August 1st.
A UK ‘staycation’ by car is now favoured by holidaymakers with cancelled plans
Car Insurance
Friday 3rd July 2020
Research has found that many are planning holidays as we wait to hear the next government announcement regarding lockdown restrictions.
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.