Drivers may face UK-wide ban on pavement parking

The Department for Transport has said it is considering bringing in a nationwide ban on parking on pavements in a bid to help pedestrians and increase safety. Last year, the Commons’ Transport Committee published a report on the phenomenon, calling…



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Chancellor announces new company car tax rates in Budget

The chancellor has confirmed changes to company car tax rates in the new Budget announced yesterday (March 11th 2020). Rishi Sunak said anyone registering new fleet cars after April 6th 2020 will benefit from a tax cut of two percentage…



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What’s the worst thing about driving in the spring?

Spring is finally in the air – the evenings are getting lighter, the weather is starting to improve (kind of), and drivers across the country are planning trips and excursions to enjoy the better conditions. It’s undoubtedly a lovely time…



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Highways England admits smart motorway cameras not always monitored

Highways England has admitted that the cameras used to monitor the UK’s new network of smart motorways are not always being checked. BBC Breakfast submitted a Freedom of Information request to learn more about how technology is implemented to spot…



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Van drivers urged to be safe and use hands-free technology

Fleet drivers have been urged to put safety first after a poll showed a worryingly high number are still using mobile phones behind the wheel. The survey, carried out by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VCV), found the average worker makes seven…



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