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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…

Other
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Eight step checklist: What to do if you crash your car

Motoring specialists from LeaseCar.uk have revealed an eight step checklist for what Brits should do if they’re involved in a…

Cars
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Brake dust as harmful as diesel fumes, warn scientists

In a study, lung cells became inflamed and less able to protect against bacteria when exposed to exhaust and brake…

Road Safety
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Storm Brendan: GEM warns drivers of hazardous weather conditions on the roads

The conditions follow in the wake of Storm Brendan, which has already hit the west coast of Ireland with gusts…

Legislation & Regulation
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A sign of things to come in the UK? Isle of Man will tax electric vehicles in 2020

A new electric vehicle tax will hit the Isle of Man from April 2020 to cover lost fuel tax revenue from petrol and diesel vehicles.
Road Safety
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Over 7,000 motorists a year stripped of their driving licence because they can’t see

More than 134 motorists have their driving licence revoked every week by the DVLA because they can’t meet minimum eyesight requirements