Brake comments on Spurs’ Captain, Hugo Lloris, guilty plea to drink driving charge

News from Brake Wednesday 12 September News@brake.org.uk   Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeper and Captain, Hugo Lloris, has today pleaded guilty to drink driving after being stopped by Police in West London last month.   The case comes only weeks after figures … Continue reading

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The weird and wonderful items found in untaxed cars

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In their latest press release, DVLA has revealed a list of some of the items found in untaxed cars that were clamped and impounded in the last 12 months. Among nearly 600 sets of personal belongings were discovered in untaxed … Continue reading

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Brake joins forces with police to rid roads of defective driver vision

News from Brake Monday 3 September 2018 news@brake.org.uk   Road safety charity Brake is teaming up with police forces in Thames Valley, Hampshire and West Midlands to run a month-long campaign on driver vision, revoking the licenses of those who … Continue reading

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Bank of mum and dad keeping their children on the road

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Comparison site, Compare the Market, have released their new annual report ‘The Tank of Mum and Dad’, revealing the extent of financial support that young drivers are receiving from their parents to keep them on the road. Their report revealed … Continue reading

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Nigel Evans MP wins award for rural road safety efforts

News from Brake Friday 31 August 2018 news@brake.org.uk   Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has today been named as Road Safety Parliamentarian of the Month for August 2018, by Brake, the road safety charity, and Direct Line Group. … Continue reading

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Government looks to introduce new eco-fuel – but is your car compatible?

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More than half a million cars will be unable to use a new greener fuel set to be introduced to the UK. The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation to review its proposal to introduce the more environmentally … Continue reading

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Almost a quarter of UK drivers admit to being nervous about driving on motorways

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A recent study conducted by Nissan suggests that millions of British drivers feel anxious and lack confidence when driving on high-speed roads. Results from the survey of 2,000 drivers revealed the motoring situations that made drivers most anxious, with 23% … Continue reading

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Eldest siblings are the worst drivers, study finds

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Eldest siblings are the worst drivers, a new study has found. Privilege Car Insurance looked at the driving of 1,395 people and discovered that older brothers and sisters are most likely to pick up bad driving habits. The results concluded … Continue reading

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Projection for annual private parking fines shoots up to nearly 6.5m

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Private parking firms could have issued nearly 6.5 million tickets to drivers by the end of this financial year, new research has revealed. A study by the RAC Foundation estimates that if current rates continue, private firms will have issued … Continue reading

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Driving instructor faces jail over abuse

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A driving instructor is facing years behind bars after he was found guilty of sexually abusing 14 female students while they were in his car. Sleazy Neil Addison, 55, carried out the attacks on young women in Fife over a … Continue reading

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