The government has big plans this year to go greener with various projects, to reduce rising air pollution levels on UK roads.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone aims to improve air quality by imposing exhaust emissions standards on vehicles in the area. By April 8 2019, the government aims to reduce …Read More
Highways England have assured road users that they are ready to deal with the threat of drone attacks on the strategic road network (SRN).
After interference from drones caused significant disruption for over 36 hours at Gatwick airport during the 2018 Christmas period, concerns have been raised that drones could …Read More
Robot valets have now come to the UK to make parking at our airports a more efficient process. London Gatwick Airport is expecting to start trialling the machines in August 2019 for a few months. The robots will then be reviewed and a verdict will be reached as to whether …Read More
A new survey conducted by Select Car Leasing has found that 60% of 18-34-year-olds believe it should be made compulsory for drivers to resit their driving test once they hit 60. They also feel that periodic refresher exams for over-60s should be made mandatory. Currently, drivers don’t have to renew …Read More
New reports from the RAC have sparked concerns on the complications that could interfere with driving abroad for UK citizens, if a no-deal Brexit is confirmed. If a no-deal Brexit is agreed by the government, UK drivers may require further documentation if taking their car to the EU or driving …Read More
Multiple military bases in the UK have began implementing a new road safety initiative. This follows the shocking revelation that armed forces personnel are significantly more likely to be involved in a road traffic accident.
The data, collected between 2013 and 2017, revealed that UK armed forces personnel are 62% more …Read More
Soon, Manchester Airport will introduce a greener way to travel to the runway, thanks to a new car-sharing scheme. From the 14th January, car-sharing provider ForestCar will begin making changes to the way people park at Manchester Airport.
ForestCar aims to reduce pollution and improve air quality by using 10% of …Read More
A video which shows a boy asking Santa for his horse back after it was killed in a road accident has gone viral.
The video was created by Holly Woollock, a final year film production student at the University of Salford, who created it for an assignment on her course and …Read More
On the 5th December 1958, the first ever motorway opened in Britain, with a recorded 2,300 road users driving across it for the first time.
The Preston bypass was actually the first motorway, which now features as part of the M6. This month, we celebrate the birthday of the first UK …Read More
A new study by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that silent electric vehicles are 56% more likely to be involved in an accident with cyclists and 37% more likely to be involved in an accident with pedestrians, which has raised concerns over the road safety of …Read More