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Project cars are proving very popular at the moment. But which one would you choose?
Driving Safety
Friday 8th May 2020
With many people having some more free time at the moment, a project car is a great thing to focus on for a car enthusiast. Research has found some of the most popular project cars and which ones are most in-demand at the moment.
Despite plummeting oil prices, motorists are still paying over £1 a litre at pumps
Fuel
Wednesday 6th May 2020
Global oil prices have hit an 18-year low and it is estimated that for consumers, fuel could cost as little as 98p per litre if the lower wholesale costs were reflected at the pumps. But, it should be considered that if the largest fuel retailers do decide to make another price cut, this will heap yet more pressure on smaller forecourts.
Have you heard some of the excuses given for non-essential travel?
Driving Laws
Monday 4th May 2020
A vast amount of drivers out on non-essential trips have told police a range of excuses for being out. Some claim to have no idea of what is happening in the world at the moment, because they do not watch the news. Others have claimed they have “just been to feed the fish” or that they have “bought a new catapult and wanted to try it out”.
European car manufacturers are looking to re-open factories
Driving Laws
Friday 1st May 2020
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) believes that governments should introduce plans to help kick start the new car market, including scrappage schemes and electric car grants, when the restrictions are lifted.
Research has ranked your top 10 automotive icons
Driving Safety
Wednesday 29th April 2020
Jeremy Clarkson landed the ‘greatest automotive screen icon’ accolade this week, beating the likes of Steve McQueen and Jason Statham. But who else was in the running? And what did Brits vote as their favourite car film?
The UK car industry response to the coronavirus
Driving Safety
Monday 27th April 2020
In the UK, new car sales fell to a 44.4% year-on-year decline in March. However, there are some positive stories to report on amidst the coronavirus. Many of the UK-based automotive players have been playing an active role in making a difference during these uncertain times.
Motorists warned they may have to travel further for their fuel as demand plummets
Fuel
Friday 24th April 2020
Motorists are advised to check whether their local petrol station is open before leaving to fill up. This is because independent fuelling stations face staff shortages through illness and self-isolating employees, as well as increased competition from supermarkets enjoying higher footfall and offering record-low prices at the pumps.
Slow down, save lives – even during lockdown
Driving Safety
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Government data has shown that road traffic levels have dropped significantly since the social distancing and enforced lockdown began. However, road safety is just as important as always. Lower traffic volumes shouldn’t be seen as an excuse for drivers to break the speed limit; neither should drivers be lulled into a false sense of security that they don’t need to pay as much attention to the road as they would do normally.
The government has provided clarity on whether you should be car sharing
Driving Laws
Monday 20th April 2020
It has been decided that drivers and passengers with no option but to travel in the same car as their colleagues can now do so with people from other households. These guidelines have been put in place to ensure key workers can get to work as safely as possible and have replaced Public Health England’s previous message that those travelling to work together should be at least two metres apart in a vehicle.