Articles by: Richard Borges

Cars
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Plug-in hybrids will face London congestion charge from 2021

Pure electric cars to follow suit in 2025 as discounts for alternative fuels is phased out
Cars
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These are the cars with the lowest safety ratings of 2018

Earlier in December vehicle safety authority Euro NCAP released a list of its safest cars of the year
Other
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Amazon driver filmed reversing van into a customer’s car then driving off

He was caught on film pushing the car backwards several feet, before driving away as if nothing had happened
Legislation & Regulation
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How swearing at another driver can land you a £1,000 fine and three points

Motorists are being urged to keep a lid on their anger as it could land them a fine
Legislation & Regulation
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Diesel cars banned – Three major European cities to remove them from the roads

Diesel cars are set to be banned in three major European cities in a bid to clampdown on emissions.
Other
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We’re dreaming of a GREEN Christmas: more than 15 million Brits are planning to be sustainable this festive season

New research has revealed that 2018 is the year that Christmas has gone green, as 15.3 million Brits are planning to have a more sustainable festive period, according to figures released by the campaign to promote electric cars, Go Ultra Low
Road Safety
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99% of part worn retailers selling ‘illegal and unsafe’ tyres

An investigation has found that 99% of part worn tyre retailers are selling ‘illegal and dangerous’ tyres
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