The government insists there is ‘no shortage of fuel’ as BP closes some forecourts
Motorists across England and Wales are set to collectively make over £1 billion-worth of savings as new rules on whiplash claims come into force.
Vauxhall has announced revised pricing for its award-winning electric vehicle range to ensure customers can still access the revised Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) incentive. The price changes for the all-new Mokka-e and the Vivaro-e Life are effective immediately.
The inquiry by the Commons’ Transport Select Committee will also analyse the impact of the roads on reducing congestion.
The government has confirmed that petrol with a higher ethanol count will be introduced at UK pumps from September.
UK driving licences and number plates will no longer feature the EU flag, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.(more…)
There isn’t much to celebrate these days, but one Brexit positive for motorists is that the EU might no longer have a mechanism for getting UK residents to pay for violations that incurred on the continent and were captured by speed cameras.
Sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030, Boris Johnson has confirmed as he set out his 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution”.
The Times reported the move is being mulled to cover a tax shortfall of £40 billion caused by the rise in popularity of electric cars.
A loophole which can allow drivers to escape punishment for hand-held phone use if they are taking a photo or playing a game will be closed under plans announced by the Government.
The theory test is being updated on September 28. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Authority (DVSA) had originally planned to introduce the updates back in April, but the changes were pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.(more…)
The speed limit will be reduced to 60mph on four stretches of English motorway in an effort to reduce air pollution.(more…)
Restrictions should be imposed on young motorists because they often act as “taxi drivers for their mates”, MPs have heard.(more…)
The government is considering introducing new Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS) technology on the country’s roads starting early next year.(more…)
Enforcing moving traffic offences raised £58.2m in Cardiff & London in one year alone, new research shows.(more…)
With MOT tests set to become mandatory once more tomorrow (August 1), official figures show that many UK drivers have chosen to have their cars tested instead of using the automatic extension.