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Tesla cars save families from being crushed by tree in Storm Dennis
Driving Safety
Wednesday 4th March 2020
Tesla Model X’s automatic brakes saved two families from being crushed by a 400-year-old oak tree during Storm Dennis.
Motorists pay out £1.5bn per year for car park accident damage
Parking
Monday 2nd March 2020
Car park bumps are costing UK motorists a total of £1.5 billion per year, according to research conducted by Skoda. Lampposts, trees, space dividers and other cars have all been reported as unwitting participants in motorists’ attempts to park.
One third of UK properties damaged to the tune of £7.7bn during severe February storms
Home Insurance
Friday 28th February 2020
Recent storms have caused havoc for UK homeowners, ranging from minimal damage to extensive flooding and leaving some homes uninhabitable. Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge contributed to the wettest February on record, with an average of 202.1mm of rainfall soaking the country. The storms caused £7.7bn worth of damage and affected a third of UK properties.
Car theory tests revamped for improved accessibility
Driving Laws
Wednesday 26th February 2020
Changes are to be made to the current car theory test with the aim of helping would-be motorists to process the information better. The change is designed to help learner drivers with reading difficulties and disabilities to successfully take the test.
Drink-driving crashes have increased 4% year on year
Driving Safety
Monday 24th February 2020
Recent road crash figures have shown that drink-driving is still a prominent and problematic issue.
Call for SUVs to be banned in towns and cities in a bid to cut cyclist and pedestrian fatalities
Cycling
Friday 21st February 2020
As cyclist and pedestrian deaths account for nearly 30% of all road fatalities in the EU, there is a call for action to be taken.
Clean air zone checker launched by government to shield drivers from surprise charges
Driving Laws
Wednesday 19th February 2020
Will you have to pay a charge if your car enters a clean air zone?
Councils are urging child seat manufacturers to recycle old seats
Driving Safety
Monday 17th February 2020
Millions of child car seats end up in landfill every year, which equates to a lot of recyclable material being wasted.
Mumbai police have “hit the mute button on Mumbai’s reckless honkers”
Driving Laws
Friday 14th February 2020
In order to urge drivers in Mumbai to ‘honk responsibly’, Mumbai police have taken action.