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Road Safety
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Hands-free and hand-held phone debate misses the point

By Shaun Helman This morning’s Transport Committee report on driving and mobile phones is to be welcomed, for focusing our…

Legislation & Regulation
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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…

Fuel
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July 2019 fuel prices

Unleaded prices have levelled, from 128.4 p/litre last month to 128.4 p/litre now Diesel prices have fallen 1p from 132.4…

Government Investment
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Government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging

Transport Secretary announces extra £2.5 million for chargepoints on residential streets Extra funding means people who don’t have their own…

Road Safety
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Older drivers could face compulsory eye tests

In the recently published Road Safety Action Plan, which sets out 74 actions the Government is considering to reduce road deaths,…

Teaching & Training
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Biggest ever emergency exercise planned for M62

Around 100 workers from Greater Manchester and Cheshire’s emergency services will work with Highways England’s traffic officers through the night…

Technology & Innovation
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New cars can be stolen in seconds

A keyless entry system means you don’t need your keys out to get into your car or start the engine……

Government Investment
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Making tracks in tackling tyre graveyards as new road surface using rubber is trialled

If successful, it is hoped that this new method will take a huge step towards tackling the millions of disused…

Teaching & Training
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Training will provide ‘detailed understanding’ of older drivers’ needs

Road Safety GB has released more details about an ADI training package it is developing and will be highlighting how…