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29th April 2021
A row of cars sit in a traffic jam

Motorists urged to plan ahead for bank holiday weekend rush

The bank holiday weekend is fast approaching and it seems plenty of us are looking forward to hitting the road. Whether you’re planning a day trip […]
27th April 2021
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Drivers urged to check they have valid MOT

Did you take advantage of the handy six-month MOT exemption period granted at the start of the pandemic? Now a new report suggests the grace period […]
24th April 2021
Cycling on a bicycle lane in the city

UK drivers think cyclists need new laws

Do you think cyclists should face the same laws as motorists? Demand for new legislation A new survey of 2,000 people by InsureTheGap revealed that 84% […]
22nd April 2021
Close-up of male driver’s hand checking the air conditioning in a car.

Hot weather can increase the risk of dangerous driving experts warn

Do you like driving with your windows down, or prefer having the air conditioning on when the weather gets hot? According to the experts at Moneyshake, […]
17th April 2021
A male driver looks at a parking ticket.

New parking payment system could put an end to fines

Fed up with rushing back to your car to avoid getting a ticket? Well a new parking tech innovation set to launch in the UK could […]
15th April 2021
1st CENTRAL car dealership

Brits ready to spend lockdown savings on new car, survey reveals

Is it about time you treated yourself to a shiny new set of wheels? With us Brits racking up a total of £18 billion in savings […]
9th April 2021
An angry man driving behind the wheel

Driver stress levels up since first lockdown, survey reveals

What are your stress levels like when you get behind the wheel? A new survey shows 90% of drivers feel stressed and angry at least some […]
7th April 2021
Roads resurfaced on average just once every 68 years

Roads get resurfaced every 68 years on average, new survey reveals

The next time you see a road outside your house being resurfaced, take a photo – because you’re unlikely to see it happen again, say the […]
3rd April 2021
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Medical fitness test for drivers set for shake-up

You’ve already passed your test – so how would you feel about having to undergo regular medical tests to check whether you’re still fit to get […]
1st April 2021
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How to travel with pets in the car

Are you planning a staycation this year? If you’re taking your pet with you, it’s important that you’re aware of the road safety laws in place […]
28th March 2021
Kwik-fit MOT garage

Motorists missing MOT renewal by more than three weeks

Almost 10% of drivers wait more than three weeks too long before booking an MOT renewal.  Government MOT extensions related to the coronavirus pandemic ended on […]
26th March 2021
Father with kids on driving trip

Are Sunday drives back on the map again?

Remember the days of the wholesome Sunday drive with the family? Well it seems we’re already planning ahead for the easing of lockdown restrictions in England, […]
19th March 2021
A car driving through a London street

Road tax changes could put financial strain on families and key workers

How would you feel about paying for each mile that you drive, rather than a flat road tax charge? It’s understood that Chancellor Rishi Sunak is […]
17th March 2021
Speed camera warning sign

UK’s worst speeding hotspots revealed

Are you living in one of the UK’s speeding hotspots? Research has revealed the worst locations for speeding offences across the UK, with the South East […]
15th March 2021
Car salesman handing over car key to customer

Is now the best time to grab a used car bargain?

If you’ve been thinking of buying a used car for a while, now could be the best time to bag one. With car dealership doors reopening […]
13th March 2021
A learner driving with an instructor

Driving lessons and tests on track to restart in April

If lockdown brought your driving practise to a crashing halt, we feel your frustration.  Chances have been few and far between for those who’ve had to […]
12th March 2021
Cars on residential driveway

How to get your car back on the road after lockdown

With non-essential travel off the cards in recent months, many of us will have found our cars doing significantly fewer miles than usual. As restrictions start […]
5th March 2021
Cars on a motorway

Have your say on updating the Highway Code

What new rules and advice would you like to see included in the Highway Code? Highways England is giving all drivers a chance to express their […]
2nd March 2021
Cars and a double decker bus

Drivers forked out £60 million in bus lane fines in 2019

If you’ve ever received a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) for driving in a bus lane, you’ll be able to relate to the frustration. Especially if you […]
1st March 2021
Lorry on motorway

The new driving laws you need to know about this March

New Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards and Direct Vision Standard and HGV Safety Permit driving laws will come into force from the 1st March 2021. But […]