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Delays in roadworks could be halved in Government proposal

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on September 15, 2017 | Leave a response
How often have you tutted and rolled your eyes at a roadworks that has lasted for far longer than the proposed timescale? Probably more times than you can remember. However, these long delays in the finishing of roadworks could be a thing of the past, under a newly proposed government plan. Telecommunications companies and energy ... more
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All learner drivers to be given motorway lessons from 2018

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on August 14, 2017 | Leave a response
The changes to the UK’s driving test are due to come into effect on December 4th 2017, which include following a sat-nav, and the replacement of the left reverse (reverse around a corner) maneuver with a much more controversial one. However, over the weekend the government announced that now all learner drivers will be allowed ... more
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London’s motorists could face an £80 fine for idling

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on August 7, 2017 | Leave a response
The latest in the long list of everyday driving habits to now garner a fine has now been in effect in the capital for a month. ‘Air Marshals” will now be set to patrol Westminster issuing motorists who are idling with an £80 fine, as London looks to clamp down in dangerous and harmful emissions  ... more
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Most English Local Councils are cutting roads

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on July 14, 2017 | Leave a response
Three out of five local councils in England have revealed to have cut their roads budget by an average figure of £700,000 so far this year. This brings the average budget for local council roads in 2017/18 is now £11.6 million compared to £12.1 million in 2016/17.   Out of the yearly council transport budgets ... more
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Don’t get stung by potholes – what can you do about it?

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on May 22, 2017 | Leave a response
There are many things that can be considered to be the ‘bane of drivers’; Speed cameras, average speed limits, crossroads that don’t have traffic lights or show right of way spring to mind. But for anyone who regularly drives, I think we can all agree on potholes topping the list of things that make motorists  ... more
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Running a car over your lifetime is expensive, believe us!

Published by Sergio Rodrigues on March 23, 2017 | Leave a response
In a recent poll of nearly 2,000 drivers from, it has been revealed  that the average motorist will spend nearly £170,000 on their car during their lifetime. It’s no secret that the cost of owning and running a car has been on the rise, with the main offender being the cost of fuel, adding  ... more
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