Articles by: Richard Borges

Podcast
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RSGB Talk – discussing Project EDWARD with James Luckhurst

The first RSGB Talk podcast of 2020 explores how Project EDWARD has become a continent-wide phenomenon since its inception in 2016.
Legislation & Regulation
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A sign of things to come in the UK? Isle of Man will tax electric vehicles in 2020

A new electric vehicle tax will hit the Isle of Man from April 2020 to cover lost fuel tax revenue from petrol and diesel vehicles.
Road Safety
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Over 7,000 motorists a year stripped of their driving licence because they can’t see

More than 134 motorists have their driving licence revoked every week by the DVLA because they can’t meet minimum eyesight requirements
Road Safety
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What to do when traffic lights fail

British drivers have been advised on what to do when traffic lights get stuck on red or break completely.
Fuel
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Petrol prices rise for the first time since July after oil costs surge

This could lead to around 2p a litre added to the price of both petrol and diesel shortly
Cars
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New MOT rules for 2020

Since it's introduction in 1968, the MOT test has been millions of tests have been carried out, but new changes are arriving this year
Cars
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Six ways to protect your paintwork

Motorists have been offered six tips on the best ways to protect vehicle paintwork from corrosion and fading
Road Safety
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Scotland prepares new road safety framework

Transport Scotland is gearing up to produce a new Road Safety Framework, with a consultation on the new document expected early this year.
Legislation & Regulation
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Roadside litter: Law change could see car owners fined

A law could be changed to punish people who throw litter out of car windows, putting highway workers' lives at risk.