November 2015

Staying Safe This Winter

November 30, 2015

Whether you’re getting ready for your first winter on the roads, or your 50th, these winter driving tips could save a life.

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Are You Overpaying for Awareness Courses?

November 26, 2015


Speed awareness and driver awareness courses are things we all hope we’ll never have to end up doing. But the fact is many of us do, and research has shown that they can in fact be very effective, and most would prefer it to taking points on the license which can obviously have longer term financial effects.

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Refund For First Times Passers Proposed

November 22, 2015

New government proposals are suggesting that those who pass their driving test first time should be eligible for a refund on the cost of their test. The aim is to ensure drivers are fully prepared when taking the test, therefore bringing up the first time pass rate from its current figure of just 21%.

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Are Your Kids Using the Right Child Seat?

November 14, 2015


There are a range of options out there when it comes to finding a safe and suitable child or baby seat for your car, and you should be aware if you’re not already that there are laws governing the appropriate products you need at different stages during a child’s growth. Luckily, the folks at Auto Express put together a handy guide so we thought we’d give you a run down!

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Government Grant For Pothole-Fixing Robots

November 12, 2015

A recent grant to the University of Leeds could see a revolution in road repairs, as a team is set to develop robot drones to tackle highway maintenance.

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Signs displaying the cost of fuel at the Motorway services are on their way.

November 2, 2015

departmentfortransportThe Department for Transport are going to be trialling signs on the M5 between Exeter and Bristol in order to work on reducing the much higher prices consumers are charged on the motorway compared to visiting a petrol station not in a services.

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