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Driving Test Changes to Come in 2017

From 4th December 2017, new changes will be added to the driving test. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently announced that learner drivers in England, Scotland and Wales will be required to learn different aspects than the previous… Continue reading →

New & Increased Speeding Fines

Revised speeding fines will be effective in the UK from 24th April 2017. From Monday, more serious speeding offenders could be fine up to 50% more than before. As well as this, the maximum fine has went from 100% of… Continue reading →

Further Tax for Diesel Cars in UK Cities?

The UK government this week is considering issuing taxes on diesel vehicles in cities. The proposed ‘toxins tax’ would effect diesel drivers in over 30 cities and large towns across England and if successful will spread to more towns and cities… Continue reading →

New Penalties in Place for Drivers using a Phone

From the 1st March, motorists caught using their mobile phone while driving will receive tougher penalties than ever before. The Department for Transport recently announced that drivers will face an on the spot 6 points on their license and £200 fine for… Continue reading →

New Child & Baby Seat Laws – What You Should Know

Today the laws revolving around child and baby car seats in the UK changed. Going forward, parents will need to now ensure that any newly purchased car seats adhere to the new rules. However, any seat bought before the 1st… Continue reading →

Top Tips when Preparing for an MOT

An MOT test can be a nervous evaluation for a motorist, especially when it is thought that around 40% of cars fail their MOT every year in the UK. If your car is three years old and up, the test is a yearly legal… Continue reading →

Tyres Badly Worn? UK Drivers Fined £27M in 2016

When something is wrong with a motorists car, they will seek advice and repair it as soon as possible. The problem with tyres is that they slowly deteriorate, making the change harder to detect. If motorists do not check their… Continue reading →

Easter 2016 – 5 Tips & Checks for Motorists

This Sunday, 27th March 2016, will be the earliest Easter in almost a decade. Although the date of Easter may vary year to year, traffic on the roads will undoubtedly be packed due to people travelling cross country to visit… Continue reading →

Tips on Driving in Winter Weather

Certain parts of the country are beginning to feel the cold and are even being hit with surprise snow storms. Believe me, I know! Last night, on my commute home from work, traffic came to a standstill and I had… Continue reading →

Road Safety Week 2015

This week is Road Safety Week – the UK’s biggest road safety event which works with schools, organisations and community groups to champion road safety. First launched in in 1997, by the road safety charity Brake, the event aims to… Continue reading →

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