Articles by: Richard Borges

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
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