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6 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency
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6 tips to improve your vehicle’s fuel efficiency

This week (16 to 22 September 2019) is the Road Haulage Association’s fifth annual Lorry Week, called #LoveTheLorry. It’s all about promoting the work of the haulage industry and professional drivers. To support the week, we wanted to give you some top tips on how to become a more economical driver. This should help save […]

Driving back the years
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Driving back the years

https://www.theaa.com/breakdown-cover/advice/older-drivers = Full Story. The UK population is, on average, getting older. Naturally this means there are more older drivers on Britain’s roads. In fact, in the UK there are 1.2 million full licence holders in their eighties, 100,000 in their nineties and around 250 centenarians. All in all there are over four million driving […]

The staggering number of drivers caught speeding through the Silverlink roadworks
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The staggering number of drivers caught speeding through the Silverlink roadworks

New data has revealed how many drivers have been clocked by the average speed limit cameras With 30mph speed limits and rush-hour congestion, the Silverlink roadworks have been the bane of drivers’ lives. But the temporary traffic measures have created even more misery for more than 9,000 motorists who were caught speeding on the road. […]

Six in 10 larger businesses considering move away from diesel
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Six in 10 larger businesses considering move away from diesel

The demonisation of diesel has led to large businesses debating a move away from the fuel type, according to new research from RAC Business. A survey of 1,000 UK firms found 62% of large businesses, with between 250 and 499 staff, are considering phasing out their diesel vehicles, compared to just 33% among small firms […]

Government pushes ahead with mandating EV charge points at forecourts
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Government pushes ahead with mandating EV charge points at forecourts

Plans to make electric vehicle charge points mandatory at motorway services and large petrol retailers have taken a step forwards along with developments in insurance for automated cars. Government pushes ahead with mandating EV charge points at forecourts Announced in the Queen’s Speech earlier this year, the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill received its First […]

NICE guidance on reducing emissions from public sector fleets
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NICE guidance on reducing emissions from public sector fleets

Guidelines for councils on cutting public sector fleet emissions, introducing clean air zones and mitigating road-traffic-related air pollution have been published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NICE The guidance gives advice on developing clean air zones, particularly in areas where vulnerable people congregate. Following the publication two months ago of […]

Volkswagen cars to start communicating traffic risks from 2019
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Volkswagen cars to start communicating traffic risks from 2019

Volkswagen will start fitting its cars with connected technology that will enable vehicles to tell each other of traffic risks. Volkswagen pWLAN technology The VW technology will allow drivers to virtually ‘look’ round the corner with a radius of approximately 500m. From 2019 onwards, models will start being fitted with the pWLAN technology, which will […]

Excess diesel NOx kills 38,000 per year, study claims
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Excess diesel NOx kills 38,000 per year, study claims

New research finds that 38,000 people a year are dying as a result of the global failure of diesel vehicles to meet NOx official limits in real-world conditions. pollution Vehicles meet mandatory emission limits but in the real world produce 2.3 times NOx emission limits for light-duty diesel vehicles. The research, carried out by the […]