Legislation & Regulation

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Number of breath tests at record low in 2018

According to the annual Police Powers and Procedures Report, 320,988 breath tests were carried out in England and Wales last year…

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£130 yellow box fines to hit whole of UK

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps looks set to hand all local councils legislative powers to crack down on ‘moving traffic violations’…

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New road tax could soon be pay-as-you-drive

Car taxes like Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) and fuel duty bolster the Treasury’s coffers to the tune of £40 billion…

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People with hidden disabilities can access Blue Badges for the first time

Extension to Blue Badge scheme comes into force in England today for people who have non-visible disabilities, making travel easier…

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Clean air campaign: Earn money by informing on idling cars

It has recently been reported that Bright Blue, a right wing think tank, wants to introduce a scheme by which…

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Could texting from the passenger seat cost you £200 and 6 points?

Motorists who are supervising learner drivers could find themselves lumbered with fines of £200 and six penalty points if caught…

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Electric taxis exempt from higher tax rates as UK moves towards net zero

new legislation will exempt zero-emission capable taxis from higher vehicle excise duty, encouraging more drivers to purchase them increased use…

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12 British driving offences that carry penalty points – and how many

Specialists from LeaseVan.co.uk have clarified which 12 driving offences carry penalty points as standard and how many points drivers could…

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Hands-free mobile phone use while driving is just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol

This week, the Transport Committee held an evidence session to assess if the laws on using a mobile phone while…