New Phone Legislation Whilst Driving.

NEW legislation means that motorists will face a £200 fine and six points on their licence if they are caught TOUCHING their phone behind the wheel. Roads Minister Baroness Vere unveiled the latest law on 17 October 2020 – making all hand-held mobile activity while driving illegal. Can you use a mobile phone while driving? […]

blog

Overturned planters and oil-slicked roads: low-traffic neighbourhood backlash

London motorists have hit back against an influx of barriers that enforce road closures and traffic diversions in certain neighbourhoods. In Ealing, frustrated drivers overturned heavy wooden planters – even daubing them with the words: ‘abuse of power’. Other disgruntled locals have resorted to pouring oil on spaces left for bikes to pass through, making riding conditions […]

blog

60mph motorway speed limit coming soon to tackle pollution

Highways England will reduce the speed limit on four sections of motorway this month in an attempt to reduce roadside emissions. Trials of a 60mph limit will assess how slower speeds affect pollution levels next to junctions or on routes to towns and cities. More than 40,000 premature deaths a year are linked to poor […]

blog

How long does it take to become a bad driver after passing your driving test?

A survey shows drivers forget to wear seat belts after only four months of driving. It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a “bad driver” after passing their test, according to a new poll. A survey of 2,000 car owners found the average new road user lets bad habits creep in less than three […]

blog

Covering