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Asda and Sainsbury’s promise fuel cap as part of merger plan

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Last April, supermarket chains Asda and Sainsbury’s announced that they were planning to merge in a deal that would see them become the biggest supermarket group in the country. The two organisations have now announced plans to cap fuel price … Continue reading

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‘Wild West’ parking firms face law

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Motorists now have greater protections against bogus parking fines due to a new law that clamps down on rogue private parking firms. The new Parking (Code of Practice) Act will bring in greater regulation of the private parking industry. Drivers … Continue reading

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New in-car breathalysers for drink-drivers in France

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The French government has announced that drink-drivers will be allowed to keep their licences by having a breathalyser fitted to their cars to prevent the engine from starting if they are over the limit. Under a government ruling published this … Continue reading

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VED rise hits owners of new and used cars

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The rate motorists pay for car tax is set to increase from April this year as part of the government’s plan to pay for the cost of future road repairs and upgrades through taxes on motorists. UK Government now links … Continue reading

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Proposals to cut pollution

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Measures including no-idling zones outside schools have been recommended by Public Health England in its review of evidence on how to improve air quality in the United Kingdom. The review informs local and national government on actions to improve outdoor … Continue reading

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New THINK! campaign reminds new drivers road confidence comes with experience

It is only natural for new drivers to be nervous, but confidence comes with real road experience – that’s the message from the Road Whisperer in a new campaign by THINK!. The Jeff Bridges-style character, with a distinctive southern American … Continue reading

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NASP and DVSA February meeting report

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The latest stakeholder meeting between NASP and DVSA took place in Nottingham last month and discussions focused on a number of important issues and developments in the industry. Read the full report. Powered by WPeMatico

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Police cuts behind fall in phone driving charges

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A reduction in the number of prosecutions for drivers caught using a mobile phone at the wheel could be due to cuts in the number of traffic officers, according to the RAC. Figures from the Home Office show convictions fell … Continue reading

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Long-term pothole solution proposed

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Utility companies could be better held to account for poor road repairs that cause potholes or dangerous road surfaces. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has launched a consultation on increasing the guarantee on utility firms’ roadworks, so that if a pothole … Continue reading

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Confusion over DVLA autism guidance

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DVLA has issued a statement after widespread criticism of its apparent change in policy for drivers with autistic spectrum disorder. Previously, the policy stated that drivers must tell the DVLA if they have an autistic spectrum disorder only if it … Continue reading

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