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Cars
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Lock down sees battery problems spike to winter levels

Kwik Fit fitting twice as many batteries as usual, as battery experts advise to start and run engine regularly.
Legislation & Regulation
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NASP Update on Key Worker Tests

Following a Tier 1 stakeholder meeting with DVSA and potential for increasing key worker tests NASP want to update their advice to ADIs.
Technology & Innovation
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Britain’s biggest road project opens to traffic eight months early

The upgraded road was originally planned to open to traffic by December 2020, but now the last of the 24/7 roadworks have been removed and the new lanes are available for traffic, eight months ahead of schedule.
Technology & Innovation
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Nine pieces of motoring tech that UK drivers want

Biometric access, virtual mirrors and augmented reality sat navs are among the technological additions to cars that could benefit British drivers in the near future.
Road Safety
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TRL Newsbite: TRL call on public to drive slower to protect the NHS

The recent country-wide lockdown has left many of us feeling as if the risks of driving have decreased due to the reduction of vehicles on the road.
Road Safety
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WebSafety launch new smartphone app in effort to reduce distractions while driving

The app locks the mobile device once it reaches a speed of five miles per hour in an effort to stop drivers from getting distracted by their mobile device while driving. 
Cars
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65% of Londoners changed their vehicles for the ULEZ

Motorbike insurer Bikesure, recently surveyed 1,000 commuters in London to find out how the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has impacted them, in reflection of Bikesure’s annual ULEZ Survey, the first being conducted in 2019
Teaching & Training
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Bill Plant Driving School launches online theory test lessons with driving instructors

During the current lockdown, Bill Plant Driving School have launched Online Theory Test Lessons, in partnership with Driving Test Success, to allow pupils plenty of practice to best prepare them for their Theory Test, when they’re reinstated.
Business
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Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all theory tests have been cancelled until Friday 8 May 2020

DVSA are emailing anyone with a test booked during this time to let them know their test has been cancelled and that they will be automatically refunded.