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Should ‘P’ plates become mandatory?

Two thirds of people would like to see P plates become mandatory Results revealed in online poll by Motorpoint, the…

Legislation & Regulation
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Christmas car decorations could land motorists on the naughty list, research reveals

Many road users may already argue that decorating your car for Christmas should be a crime. But the research, from…

Cars
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Two-thirds of cars are bought in cash

Over 55s most likely to buy car outright More than a quarter of UK drivers change their car every two…

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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…

Legislation & Regulation
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New road tax could soon be pay-as-you-drive

Car taxes like Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) and fuel duty bolster the Treasury’s coffers to the tune of £40 billion…

Business
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UK’s most popular driving school business name uncovered and 25 businesses use it

There are 39,710 registered driving instructors in the UK There are 34 million UK driving license holders According to government…

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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…

Road Safety
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RAC research reveals safety risk – how long do you drive without stopping?

With this weekend and next due to be the busiest all summer for drivers heading south through France for the…

Technology & Innovation
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Majority ‘would get the jitters’ in self-driving cars

A new survey carried out by the motoring charity suggests more than 70% of people would not feel safe travelling in a…