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Drivers Advised To Plan Christmas Travel

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We all know that the roads will be busy in the days leading up to Christmas, as people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit their loved ones. But the RAC is urging motorists to carefully plan their journeys. The motoring organisation has carried out research with INRIX, which estimates that Friday […]

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UK Drivers Support In-Car Breathalysers

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Although drink driving has become less common than it once was, figures from the Department for Transport show that there were still over 9,000 casualties on the UK’s roads as a result of drink driving in 2016. Of those, 1,260 suffered serious injuries, while 240 people were killed in drink driving accidents. Despite severe penalties […]

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Take Care On Roads As ‘Most Dangerous Driving Day’ Arrives

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Motorists should be extra vigilant on the roads as December 5th has been named officially as the most dangerous day of the year to drive. Co-op Insurance has reported yesterday is likely to have seen more car accidents and collisions occur than any other day of the year, as historic data from between 2012 and […]

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Drivers Warned About Rising Number Of Plate Thefts

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Motorists who are over the moon with their latest car leasing deal are likely to take good care of their new automobile. However, it is not just the vehicle itself that is at risk from thieves and vandals, but the actual number plate too. According to the latest figures from the AA’s Freedom of Information […]

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Men Are Three Times More Likely To Fall Asleep Driving

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Many men should follow in their wife’s, mother’s or sister’s footsteps and stop driving when they start to feel tired, as recent figures have revealed they are three times more likely to fall asleep driving than their female counterparts. While five per cent of women say they have nodded off on the road before, as […]

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Will All New Cars Be Electric Within 15 Years?

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The performance of electric cars has been steadily improving, and with the UK’s charging network also growing, there appears to be a greater appetite for these green vehicles. Although the government is keen for more drivers to adopt electric vehicles, one cross-party group of MPs recently criticised its plans, saying they don’t go far enough […]

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May Confirms Fuel Duty Freeze For 9th Year

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The government is trying to show its commitment to support the “hard-working families” of Britain by confirming its intentions to freeze fuel duty for another year. Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to maintain the tax on petrol, diesel, biodiesel and bioethanol at 57.95p per litre, meaning this levy has not risen for nine consecutive […]

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Why Failing To Notify Insurers When Heading To Uni Could Cost Students £1k

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Going to university should be a really exciting time in a young person’s life, embracing the opportunity to meet new people, open horizons and become independent. That is why being hit with a fine of up to £1,000 would really put a downer on fresher’s year for most first-time students. However, this is what they […]

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How Will A No Deal Brexit Affect Driving On The Continent?

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Many of us head to the continent in our own vehicles each year, and more of us still rent cars or campervans while we’re away so that we can explore at our own pace. As we’re EU members, we currently don’t need to worry about obtaining an international driving licence, but if we leave the […]

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Low Emission Vehicles Could Get Green Number Plates

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The government is doing all it can to encourage motorists in the UK to adopt low emission vehicles, from offering reduced road tax to providing grants to lower the purchase price of electric cars. But now the Department for Transport (DfT) has recommended a new initiative – green number plates. The idea is that any […]

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