Articles by: Richard Borges

Road Safety
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Following Prince Philip’s car crash, how many elderly drivers are on the road?

The 97-year-old duke’s driving skills have received scrutiny after his recent crash – but how many people around his age have licenses in the US and UK?
Cars
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Frustrated electric vehicle drivers have taken to shaming inconsiderate motorists who block charging spaces with petrol vehicles

Dozens of pictures uploaded to Facebook show the extent to which UK electric vehicle drivers are blocked from charging their cars by drivers using EV recharging bays as parking spaces
Legislation & Regulation
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Police launch crackdown to tackle uninsured drivers

Police in Scotland have launched a new campaign to target uninsured drivers — and remove the lawbreakers from the roads
Legislation & Regulation
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The law around drug driving – and the 9 prescription drugs that could get you arrested for it

Eight people a day disqualified for drink or drug driving in Wales alone
Technology & Innovation
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Flying ‘cars’: Boeing lifts off in race to revolutionise travel

Company says prototype - part helicopter, drone and plane – lifted off and landed safely
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
For ADIs by ADIs
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Ross Grayson shares his story

Road Safety is everyone's equal responsibility
Legislation & Regulation
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Petition calls for ‘immediate halt’ to shared space

A charity which campaigns on behalf of blind and visually impaired people is urging the Government to introduce legislation to prevent ‘further discrimination’ against disabled people through the use of shared space road design
Fuel
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Average UK petrol price drops below 120p/litre

Autumn petrol consumption rebounds to four-year high, but, overall, 2018’s inflated petrol costs lost retailers four day’s trade