Monthly Archives: March 2016

Should Drivers Caught Using Mobile Phones Face Stronger Punishment?

Drivers caught using hand-held mobiles could face tougher penalties under new plans being considered by ministers. A Department for Transport consultation¬†says the government’s “preferred option” is to increase both penalty points and fines for offenders. Launched on Tuesday, it cites … Continue reading

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Should Older Drivers Have To Retake Their Driving Test?

Towards the end of 2015, the Mirror highlighted the fact that a petition demanding a change in the law to make tests compulsory for all drivers over 70 has already topped 170,000 signatures. With stories such as the one below … Continue reading

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How Often Do You Check Your Tyres?

As a newly qualified driver, the desire to get out on the roads and the freedom of having your own car is often overwhelming and checking the condition of tyres is often forgotten. However, you should always make the effort … Continue reading

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Is Road Rage Becoming More Prevalent?

In one form or another, many of us have either seen or been faced with some type of road rage. A classic example of this was highlighted in a recent Daily Mail article and it is safe to say that … Continue reading

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Learning to Become a Taxi Driver

Did you know that you might need to pass the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) taxi assessment to drive a taxi or private hire vehicle (PHV)? Contact your local council to find out if you need to? There are … Continue reading

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