Articles by: Richard Borges

Road Safety
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The danger of unsecured loads – Highways England reminds drivers to check before setting off this summer

Shocking footage showing the moment a road worker is struck by metal on the motorway and images of items strewn across roads - Highways England is reminding drivers to make sure loads are safely secured.
Cars
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Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Mandatory MOT tests for car, motorcycle and van owners in England, Scotland and Wales to be reintroduced to keep roads safe
Other
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ADI from Havant, Portsmouth has hit the jackpot with Best of The Best (BOTB)!

John Jeffery scooped a brand new Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid plus £10,000 cash with the £1 ticket purchase
Business
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Driving lessons, theory tests and driving tests to restart in England

Driving lessons and theory tests will restart on Saturday 4 July 2020 in England, and car driving tests will restart from Wednesday 22 July 2020.
Business
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Highway England pledges lifelong support for the armed forces

Highways England today announced a package of support for serving and ex-forces personnel and their families by re-signing its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant
Podcast
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RSGB Talk – Neil Worth outlines GEM’s road safety vision

In the latest edition of the RSGB Talk podcast, Nick Rawlings talks to Neil Worth, who became chief executive of GEM Motoring Assist earlier this month.
Health
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Crowd funding to get driving instructors back to work

Following the DVSA announcement on 15th June cancelling all theory and driving tests indefinitely, a driving instructor from Wiltshire is crowd funding to seek an expert epidemiological report specifically relating to the driver training profession, taking into account social distancing during driving lessons and lesson duration.
Cars
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Drivers warned against windscreen damage

Motorists have been warned against the dangers of driving with a chipped and cracked windscreen.
Cars
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Top marques for cautious owners

Mercedes, BMW and Audi drivers most likely to have had their car MOTed during lockdown exemption Honda, Volvo and Toyotas are the makes least likely to have had a test