A new rule, which came into effect last Sunday as part of the changes to MOT laws, means that classic cars over 40 years old will now be exempt from having to take MOT tests. This means that approximately 300,000 vehicles will no longer need to take the test. The …Read More
The European Commission has announced a new set of car safety features which are to be made compulsory for all new cars by 2021. This follows the news that there has been a 20% decrease in EU road fatalities since the turn of the decade.
There is a total of …Read More
The road safety group, StreerSafe, has raised concerns over the newly developed electric car and its inability to warn vulnerable road users of its presence. The road safety group’s main concern is for vulnerable road users, ranging from children to road users who are deaf and blind, as well as …Read More
Ministers are planning to put the infrastructure for all new utilities under pavements rather than underneath roads in the future, in an effort to reduce the number of roadworks and potholes.
It is currently a routine practice to install the infrastructure for many utilities beneath roads across the country. However, this …Read More
Road safety charity, Brake, is invested in protecting motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, continually working to combat road safety issues and prevent collisions and fatalities in any way they can. That’s why the road safety charity organises motoring events each year, to create further awareness surrounding driver safety.
As well as its …Read More
Pothole-related breakdowns have risen after the Beast from the East arrived back in March, and are set to increase in the next quarter according to the RAC. The motoring company has blamed the bad weather conditions for the rapid increase in potholes and deteriorating road conditions.
The RAC found that …Read More
Statistics released by the European Commission this week have revealed that there has been an improvement in the safety of EU roads. The preliminary 2017 road safety statistics show that the number of deaths on EU roads in 2017 (25,300) is 2% less than the number in 2016. This is …Read More
Each year, UK motorists are receiving more than one million penalty charge notices for entering bus lanes during restricted hours. This new information has come to light thanks to Freedom of Information Act data, which highlight the severe increase in bus lane charges that motorists receive each year.
Many bus lane …Read More
Public Health England have warned local authorities that LED street lights may be unsafe and could be damaging to drivers’ health. They have pointed out that LED lighting can have a number of health effects on drivers, potentially causing retina damage, as well as migraines, headaches and general feelings of …Read More
The driverless car’s reputation is now in jeopardy after a fatal incident in Arizona, where a woman was killed due to the car technology’s inability to recognise the road user. The vehicle did not detect the female cyclist, as road conditions were dark and visibility was reduced. However, this has …Read More