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Baby boomers know their warning lights

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Baby boomers come out on top when identifying dashboard warning lights, according to a new poll. Prestone polled around 1,000 drivers to see if they could recognise some common warning lights that may appear on your dashboard. On average, baby … Continue reading

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10 most affordable cars for new drivers

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The 10 most affordable cars for new drivers have been revealed by a new study. Compare the Market looked at factors including purchase price, insurance group, average insurance premium and official economy figures to come up with 10 of the … Continue reading

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Average cost of an accident is £400

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The average accident costs a driver more than £400, according to new research. A study by price comparison website MoneySuperMarket combined the results of a poll of 2,000 UK drivers with its own data and found that the ‘true cost’ … Continue reading

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Courts should be “cautious” of exceptional hardship claims

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Loss of employment will not automatically be deemed as exceptional hardship under new proposed guidelines for sentencing speeding motorists. Drivers who break the speed limit should no longer be able to avoid a driving ban because it would mean losing … Continue reading

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BSM launches virtual reality driving instructor training

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BSM driving school has launched a new virtual reality training course designed to speed up the training process for future driving instructors. BSM says its new course means people can complete their training in three months, up to five times … Continue reading

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Ipswich theory test centre to move

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The location of the Ipswich theory test centre is to change. The last day of testing at the current site at Crown House, Crown Street, Ipswich IP1 3HS will be 25 January. Testing will start at the new site on … Continue reading

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Using a phone could cost drivers £900

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Using a handheld mobile phone while driving could cost drivers £900, according to new research from the AA. Drivers caught using a hand-held phone face having their insurance cover withdrawn or at best, paying nearly three times more at a … Continue reading

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DVSA motorway survey for new drivers

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From January 2020, DVSA plans to survey newly qualified drivers to find out: If they took motorway driving lessonsWhether practising on motorways helped to prepare them for a lifetime of safe driving If any of your previous candidates get in … Continue reading

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Diesel and petrol ban could be brought forward

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The government intends to discuss bringing forward its target of banning the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040. Speaking at the launch of a report from the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce, George Freeman MP, Department for Transport … Continue reading

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No more parking fines for minor keying errors

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Fines for drivers who accidentally enter incorrect number plate details when paying for parking could be scrapped. The British Parking Association (BPA) has revised its Code of Practice which no states that firms under its Approved Operator Scheme should overturn … Continue reading

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