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Eco-Driving

Diesel cars to be banned from Bristol city centre

Bristol city council has voted to ban diesel cars from its city centre. The scheme is due to start in 2021 and is part of the council’s action to tackle …

Dangerous Driving

Mobile phone use drivers’ biggest annoyance

British drivers find other motorists’ use of mobile phones the most annoying habit on the road, despite figures suggesting there are fewer offenders.Kwik Fit surveyed more than 2,000 motorists and …

Eco-Driving

‘Postcode lottery’ for electric chargepoint availability

The Transport Secretary has written to local authorities across the country, urging them to take advantage of funding to increase local access to electric car chargepoints for drivers. This comes …

Driving test

Older drivers ‘quicker to pass test than younger generations’

New research has found that older drivers are quicker to pass their driving test than younger generations. Car insurance broker Adrian Flux requested data from DVSA to find out the true pass …

Woman driving while texting
Legal

Government to close mobile phone loophole

The government will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while behind the wheel. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced an urgent …

Rush hour traffic on the M6 Motorway. A smart motorway.
Roads

Dynamic smart motorways “too complicated”

Dynamic smart motorways are “too complicated for people to use” and won’t be built in the future, Highways England’s boss has said. Jim O’Sullivan told MPs the company will not build …

Driver Training

DVSA updates official learning to drive guide

Updated versions of some of DVSA’s official publications, including the official guide to learning to drive, are now available to buy. The updated guide includes information about: The skills required …

Driver Training

1st Gear most popular driving school name

1st Gear is the UK’s most popular driving school name. Research by Esme of 1,757 registered driving school businesses in the UK has found that this name is used by …

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