Monthly Archives: June 2016

<div>Police say 'rite of passage' car modifications could be deadly</div>

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Officers are clamping down on fashionable car modifications as they could prove to be deadly if not done properly, according to police.Officers in Northern Ireland have stated that cars that have been altered to sit low to the ground have … Continue reading

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Britain could see rise in fuel prices due to EU exit

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Motorists could be in for a bumpy ride in the near future, as Britain’s departure from the EU will cause fuel prices to increase, retailers suggest.Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association, said that a rise of 2p-3p a … Continue reading

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The Brexit road must not impede road safety

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News from Brake  27 July 2016 news@brake.org.uk   As the UK government begins contemplating the process for leaving the European Union, Brake, the road safety charity, is highlighting the need to make sure life-saving regulations and standards are not just … Continue reading

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Electric car becomes boat to deal with flooded tunnel

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We have always been taught never to mix electricity and water, so what happens when an electric car faces a flooded tunnel? Well it acts like a boat of course!The interesting and undisclosed car feature makes it float like a … Continue reading

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As car running costs decrease, public transport costs rise

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The Department for Transport (DfT) have released figures to show that drivers are enjoying some of the lowest running costs the UK have seen for decades.The figures show that the cost of driving has fallen by around a fifth since … Continue reading

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The benefits of trading four wheels to two as we celebrate Ride to Work week

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It’s Ride to Work Week this week as the event highlights the benefits of commuting via motorcycle and scooter.When faced with the question ‘why should I ride?’ there are several advantages of trading four wheels for two. Road tax is … Continue reading

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A38 northbound between A52 and A6 | Northbound | Barrier/Bridge Repairs

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 June 2016 to 2 July 2016. Location : The A38 northbound between the junctions with the A52 and … Continue reading

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Are parents negatively impacting learner drivers?

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One in two learner drivers (54%) have been out on the road with their parents despite many mums and dads showing a lack of knowledge of basic driving best practice, with one in five admitting that they are not sure whether … Continue reading

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Motorists may face £5K fine for driving too close to cyclists

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Motorists could face on-the-spot fines of up to £5,000 if they are driving too close to cyclists, under new government proposals.Ministers are considering introducing policies similar to those in areas of Europe and Australia where minimum distances have been imposed … Continue reading

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Motorists call for £450 fine for drivers on their phones

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The penalty for using your phone while driving should be quadrupled, as the fine does not stop offenders from using their phone behind the wheel, says latest survey.The study, carried out by the RAC, suggests that more than half (52%) … Continue reading

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