The average motor premium now stands at £751, with over a quarter (27%) of the cheapest insurance quotes now coming from telematics firms, Consumer Intelligence said. This is the highest proportion since it started collecting data in 2013.
New research suggests more than a third of motorists are driving vehicles with damaged alloy wheels.
Councils admitted that their difficulties retaining and recruiting bin lorry drivers could also affect gritters, which spread salt on roads when temperatures drop below freezing for a prolonged period or when there is heavy snowfall.
st week was at 86% of pre-pandemic levels.
The old sticker used on the back of vehicles is no longer valid and drivers must replace it with a new “UK” one to drive on foreign roads.
The government insists there is ‘no shortage of fuel’ as BP closes some forecourts
The HGV driver shortage has hit oil giant BP with deliveries of petrol and diesel to forecourts across the UK set to be reduced to ensure supplies do not run out.
Owners of cars due an MOT next month are being urged to book early because of a surge in demand.
The month saw the largest increase in the price of unleaded since January, putting the average price of a litre of fuel at 135.13p – a price not seen since late September 2013.
The AA is advising drivers not to panic-buy super unleaded petrol given the official arrival of E10 fuel next month.(more…)
The RAC poll of 2,100 motorists indicated that 72% would like the standard 70mph limit cut in wet conditions to boost safety and encourage better driving habits.
The number of vehicles exceeding the speed limit increased last year as drivers took advantage of lower traffic levels.
Close to one in seven vehicles that passed their MOT last year should have failed, according to a new investigation.(more…)