Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sweden opens world’s first charging road

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The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks driving on it has been opened in Sweden. The 2km stretch is capable of recharging the batteries of vehicles driving on it – setting Sweden on the … Continue reading

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Brake comments on NI Graduated Driver Licensing consultation outcome

News from Brake Thursday 10 May 2018 news@brake.org.uk   The Driver & Vehicle Agency in Northern Ireland has published its response to the consultation on Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) and changes to the practical driving test, setting out which proposals … Continue reading

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Lyft launch self-driving fleet in Las Vegas

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Lyft has announced that it’s unleashing 30 autonomous vehicles in Las Vegas. The ride-hailing company piloted its autonomous ride-sharing vehicles late last year in Boston and gave rides to people attending the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas back … Continue reading

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Nikola Motors sues Tesla for $2 billion over alleged design-patent infringement

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Nikola Motor Company has filed a lawsuit in Arizona alleging that Tesla’s all-electric Semi infringes on the hydrogen truck startup’s patents. The lawsuit claims Tesla wilfully copied these patents in creating its electric truck, and Nikola is seeking $2 billion … Continue reading

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New road safety project for primary schools puts focus on children’s rights to walk safely

Primary schools have just six weeks to get involved with a new road safety project that focuses on giving children the right to walk safely in their communities. Brake’s Kids Walk, in partnership with Co-op Insurance, will see thousands of … Continue reading

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Changes to the Theory Test to be introduced

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The driving Theory Test questions are changing to make the test more accessible for everyone, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced. The agency have teamed up with the British Dyslexia Association, the British Deaf Association and other … Continue reading

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