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Government Investment
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Government announces £25bn improvements to English roads – what will it be spent on?

The proposed upgrades will target major roads as part of an “infrastructure revolution”, with work set to be carried out over…

Other
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MOT fail: Drivers wrongly believe test pass guarantees safety

According to a recent survey, 47% of drivers wrongly believe their car will be safe for 12 months when issued…

Other
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Car makers are scrapping handbrakes and replacing them with electronic systems

New research suggests mechanical handbrakes will join the likes of manual windows, chokes and cassette players as a relic from…

Other
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Mechanic ‘corner-cutting’ could be putting drivers at risk

Drivers are being warned to watch out for these lazy shortcuts when taking their car into the garage for a…

Road Safety
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£70 fine for parking on the pavement – MPs call for controversial ban

According to the House of Commons’ transport committee, the ban would make life easier for disabled people, schoolchildren and parents…

Other
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Councils call for more powers to tackle “lorry mayhem” in towns and villages

Well local authorities have asked for more powers to help stop lorries causing “havoc” in towns and villages throughout England.…

Fuel
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99% of fuel criminals getting away with it

According to official police figures analysed by Crown Oil there were over 25,000 fuel thefts last year alone, costing victims…

Technology & Innovation
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Concerns raised about UK power cuts – how ready are we for electric vehicles?

Mark Sait, chief executive of SaveMoneyCutCarbon, recently warned that a potential surge in EV sales in the UK could lead…

Other
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Is your car too dangerous for the road? UK hotspots for unroadworthy cars revealed

Motorists driving vehicles with defective brakes, balding tyres and dodgy steering mechanisms are among those who’ve been prosecuted since 2016,…