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Clean air zone vehicle checker goes live

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A new online service has been launched to help drivers and businesses to prepare for the introduction of clean air zones. The vehicle checker will allow drivers to find out if they will be affected by the change which will … Continue reading

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DVSA cracks down on non-compliant motorcycle trainers

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DVSA removed over 100 motorcycle instructor licenses and took 18 ATBs off the official register in 2019. This follows a drive to do more compliance checks in the motorcycling industry. Compliance checks allow the DVSA to make sure training schools … Continue reading

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Petrol and diesel ban brought forward

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The UK plans to bring forward a ban on petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2035. The ban will also include hybrids and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce the revised ban at the launch of … Continue reading

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Career change driving instructors report improved mental health

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Two fifths of driving instructors have noticed an improvement in their mental health since leaving their previous career, according to new research from Bill Plant’s Training Academy. The research was part of a wider study into the steady growth in … Continue reading

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Majority of drivers confused by road signs

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Fewer than 10% of British motorists can identify road signs correctly, according to a recent study. Brindley Garages Group quizzed over 1,700 drivers, challenging them to identify common UK road signs like ‘no entry’ and ‘vehicles may pass either side’. … Continue reading

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New lifts to ease MOT backlog in Northern Ireland

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Two new lifts are set to go into operation at MOT centres in Northern Ireland. This follows the news earlier this week that the Northern Irish government had suspended MOT testing for cars and vans due to concerns over the … Continue reading

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It’s snow joke

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On average, almost 1 in 6 people risk their car being stolen by leaving the engine running while they defrost their car, according to AA research. Scottish drivers seem to be the most trusting, with almost a quarter (23%) of … Continue reading

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Birmingham most expensive city to own a car

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Birmingham is the UK’s costliest place to own a car, according to new research carried out for Kwik Fit. Researchers looked at the variance in the most common items of motoring expenditure in 20 locations across the country and found … Continue reading

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Driving in the EU after Brexit

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UK motorists will continue to be able to drive in the EU as normal after Brexit and until the transition period is over. The existing rules allow motorists to drive in EU countries on a full UK licence, but there … Continue reading

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Near-misses increase on smart motorways

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Near-misses on one of Britain’s stretches of smart motorway have increased 20-fold since the hard shoulder was taken away, according to new figures. An investigation by BBC Panorama found that on one of two converted sections of the M25, there … Continue reading

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