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Britain faces ‘waste battery mountain’ as electric car use surges

Britain has a target to be net-zero emissions by 2050, and people are being encouraged to use electric vehicles to…

Technology & Innovation
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Uber self-driving car that killed pedestrian had software flaws

Software flaws in an Uber self-driving car have been blamed for the death of a pedestrian in the United States.…

Road Safety
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Nine ways to avoid Autumnal road hazards

The motoring experts at LeaseCar.uk have revealed their top tips for coping with autumnal hazards on the roads. From carrying a pair…

Technology & Innovation
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TRL launches risk assessment device for the future of road transport

TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, has chosen this year’s Highways UK event (6th-7th November) for…

Road Safety
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Road safety must ‘return to the top of the political agenda’: IAM Roadsmart

Published on 6 November, the seven-point manifesto aims to ensure road safety and saving lives ‘returns to the top of the political…

Road Safety
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Study questions impact of 20mph schemes on public health

The study, carried out by 12 public health academics from leading UK universities, set out to investigate the effect of…

Other
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Mobile phone use still drivers’ biggest annoyance despite offences appearing to decrease

Drivers using phones are more annoying than tailgating, failing to indicate or dangerous overtaking Convictions for mobile use down across…

Cars
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Is the car industry in trouble? New car sales fall for 31 consecutive months

Diesel cars faced a sales slump for the 31st consecutive month, according to figures from the Society for Motor Manufacturers…

Road Safety
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Texting drivers ‘brought to a dead halt’

The ‘Dying to send a reply? Stay alive, don’t text and drive’ campaign was devised by Mayo County Council, in…