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Technology & Innovation
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BSM launch trailblazing training for future driving instructors

BSM Driving Instructor Training (DIT) features virtual reality for the first time Allows trainees to go from start to finish…

Legislation & Regulation
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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart motorways

Earlier this month, the BBC’s Inside Out programme featured a segment on smart motorways, during which former AA patrolman of…

Road Safety
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Check your vehicle!

Putting off your MOT to save money in January might be tempting, but alongside carrying out the road safety checks,…

Other
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Scotland: festive drink and drug drive figures ‘extremely disappointing’

The force’s festive drink and drug drive campaign ran between 1 December and 2 January and saw officers breathalyse 8,687…

Technology & Innovation
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Automated cone laying vehicle trials due to start

New machines could save workers from 10-tonne loads per shift Dramatic footage shows how terrifying it can be putting out cones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRMDWH1xVio&feature=youtu.be Highways…

Technology & Innovation
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Electric taxis to go wireless thanks to new charging tech trial

Government investing £3.4 million in wireless charging technology trials at taxi ranks in Nottingham New technology could make it more…

Cars
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Cars could be banned from Birmingham city centre for some journeys

Other measures include rerouting the central section of the A38 to a ring road and enforcing a 20mph limit on…

Other
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The most hazardous day on the road for drivers

The warning comes following new analysis by Privilege Car Insurance, which has found that across the UK, drivers have had…

Government Investment
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National pothole day aims to fill in the gaps in UK road surface maintenance

New technologies such as vehicle automation and smart infrastructure have huge potential to improve safety and reduce fuel consumption, but…