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Almost 100,000 pure electric vehicles to hit UK roads in 2020

This figure is based on DriveElectric’s own forecasts, and it will represent a significant increase from 37,850 – the number…

Fuel
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Will the coronavirus outbreak lead to lower petrol prices?

Obviously risk to life is the top concern when it comes to coronavirus, but UK drivers may also be interested…

Other
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It’s snow joke: 1 in 6 risk car theft while they defrost their car

On average, almost 1 in 6 people risk their car being stolen by leaving the engine running while they defrost…

Legislation & Regulation
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The True Cost of a Call: Why using a Phone Could Cost Drivers £900

The overall cost of being caught using a handheld mobile while you’re driving could be up to £900, compared with…

Road Safety
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Brake comments as figures reveal 38 people were killed on smart motorways in last five years

A Freedom of Information (FoI) request sent by BBC’s Panorama to Highways England revealed that on one section of the…

Road Safety
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Over a fifth of parents and grandparents confess to not using car seats for children

While 16% of those who confessed to breaking the law by not properly securing their youngest passengers said they had…

Road Safety
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Explained: how the RAC deals with smart motorway breakdowns

As all lanes of most smart motorways are used for traffic, either all or some of the time, the RAC…

Road Safety
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College students educate peers on drug-driving

As part of an initiative by the Merseyside Road Safety Partnership (MRSP), students from Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Liverpool were…

Other
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New Commercial Vehicle Unit detects 136 driver offences on Warwickshire’s motorways

During the operation, the CVU used a specially-adapted HGV ‘supercab’ owned by Highways England to observe driver behaviours in all…