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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.
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.
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.