Monthly Archives: May 2017

New meetings planned for 2015

So with Christmas just around the corner, the New Year will be nearly upon us. We have planned ahead for our future meetings. Upon the meetings webpage you will find all our future meetings for the next 12 months. Feel … Continue reading

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Brexit cost to petrol is 5p a litre rise, say Liberal Democrats

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Drivers are paying more at fuel stations because of the vote to leave the European Union, according to the Liberal Democrats. Research carried out by the party suggests that petrol prices have increased by 7p a litre since June 2016 … Continue reading

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More than half of UK drivers admit to speeding in 20mph areas

News from Brake 10 May 2017news@brake.org.uk A Brake and Churchill Car Insurance survey of 2,000 UK drivers reveals: More than half (52%) admit to driving at 25mph or faster in a 20mph speed limit 25-34 year olds most likely to … Continue reading

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Hospital parking charges to end if Labour gets into Government

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that his party will scrap hospital car parking charges in England if elected to Government. It was previously reported that hospitals in England made £344 million over three years running up to June 2016. … Continue reading

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<div>DIA's National Standards Training Days are back</div>

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The National Standards for Driver and Rider training are the blueprint of our profession – setting out the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to deliver modern driver training using a client centred approach. Gaining a comprehensive understanding of the National … Continue reading

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Asda and Morrisons cut petrol prices as oil price drops

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Asda and Morrisons have cut the price of petrol for the second time in a week amid a supermarket price war prompted by sharp falls in the underlying price of crude. The supermarkets are reducing the price of petrol and … Continue reading

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Road safety charity supports launch of global road safety manifesto

At the start of the global UN Road Safety Week, Brake, the road safety charity, is giving its wholehearted support to the launch of the global Manifesto #4roadsafety by the Global Network for Road Safety Legislators in London today, which … Continue reading

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Samsung is granted permission to trial self-driving cars

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Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport gives Samsung approval to test self-driving software. Tech giant Samsung has made significant developments in the self-driving car race, after reports suggest the South Korean company has been given approval from South Korea’s … Continue reading

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Nissan builds in-car signal blocker to stop phone use

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Nissan has developed a compartment that blocks mobile phone signal whilst in the car. The prototype, called Signal Shield, is built into the arm rest of the car giants Juke crossover vehicle, will eliminate distractions caused by incoming calls, messages, … Continue reading

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Labour deficit sends driverless car development under threat

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The amount of talent and engineering skills could cause problems for the Government’s plan to make the UK a hub of development in driverless car technology. £10million is added to a company’s value with one autonomous car engineer. According to … Continue reading

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