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Dangerous Driving

Majority of motorists support zero tolerance for drink driving

Over two thirds of motorists would like to see a zero tolerance approach adopted to drink driving in the UK.  A web-based poll from Motorpoint found 70.6% of people would …

Dangerous Driving

Drug driving convictions quadruple in less than two years

The number of motorists convicted for driving under the influence has quadrupled since 2017. DVLA figures show around 20,000 motorists have been convicted after using substances in the last 12 …

Legal

Insurance costs for young drivers falling

Average car insurance premiums for drivers aged under 25 are falling. In the first eight months of 2019, the average comprehensive car insurance premium for a driver aged between 17 …

Parking

Private parking firms to dish out 2m more tickets than last year

Private parking firms are set to issue nearly two million more tickets this year compared to the previous 12 months. Analysis by the RAC Foundation found that almost 8.6 million …

Parking

Proposal for private parking firms to offer 10-minute grace period

Private parking firms could be forced to offer drivers who overstay the time on their ticket a 10-minute grace period before issuing a fine. All council-owned car parks in England …

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 …

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