Articles by: Richard Borges

The Standards Check
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A guide to the Standards Check

We've teamed up with SmartDriving to bring you a new series of helpful videos to prepare you for your Standards Check
Road Safety
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Cycling is quicker than driving and riders are exposed to less pollution

Two sets of statistics published this week highlight the benefits of cycling
Legislation & Regulation
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Highway Code changes: the revised rules drivers of modern cars need to know

The Highway Code has been updated to set out clearer rules for motorists using driver aids and the latest in-car technology
Road Safety
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Driving home for Christmas

Almost 19 million drivers will be travelling on main roads and motorways on Friday which is expected to be the busiest day for traffic this holiday period
Road Safety
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‘Sleep suit’ safety aid demonstrates the dangers of driving while tired

As the Christmas party season begins in earnest the conversation around driving while drunk is going to crop up for a lot of us as we all pick our designated drivers or figure out who will be paying for the taxi home.
Fuel
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November sees largest petrol price drop in four years – but retailers still didn’t cut far enough

Oil plummets by 24% to $57 a barrel while retailers take record margins on unleaded
Legislation & Regulation
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Half of motorists failed drug-driving tests in England and Wales

Thirty-seven drivers a day caught driving under influence of banned substances
Cars
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Aston Martin will make old cars electric so they don’t get banned from cities

The ‘Heritage EV’ program launches next year
Road Safety
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Hard-hitting drink driving display at fire station

A dramatic visual display has been placed outside a fire station as part of a Christmas drink and drug driving campaign