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Learning with Ian.
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Learning with Ian.

I learnt to drive and passed my test first time with ian !! also did my pass plus recently going on the motorway for the first time. ian is great as he’s very patient and a brilliant instructor. never ever got angry even though i drove him up the wall and he explained everything so […]

London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020
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London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020

London could get its first electric vehicle only ‘Zero Emission Zones’ by 2020, aimed at improving air quality and driving uptake of cleaner travel, as part of an environmental strategy revealed today. Air pollution remains high despite EU legal requirements to reduce it The final draft of the London Environment Strategy, issued by Sadiq Khan, […]

Teletrac Navman UK has developed an integrated Driver Safety Analytics Solution that combines dashcam and telematics data to provide a complete real-life picture of driver behaviour.
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Teletrac Navman UK has developed an integrated Driver Safety Analytics Solution that combines dashcam and telematics data to provide a complete real-life picture of driver behaviour.

The solution, part of Teletrac Navman’s DIRECTOR platform, uses a forward facing dashboard camera, which continuously records high-definition quality video footage; all recordings are all accessible via the Integrated Event Viewer, which allows fleet managers to replay any dangerous event recordings on a second-by-second basis, to monitor driver performance and use as supporting material in […]

Graduated Driving Licences
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Graduated Driving Licences

Are Graduated Licences Closer than we think? Following an intervention by the Prime Minister in response to a parliamentary question, the topic of a Graduated Driving Licence system (GDL) is back under discussion. It would seem that Parliament is likely to keep a close eye on the introduction and implementation of GDL in Northern Ireland. […]

Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
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Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.

Bristol is looking at four different options for charging clean air zones as well as the potential for a non-charging zone. The council was one of 27 that were named in Defra’s clean air plans – published last July – and told that they needed to undertake action to consider the best option to achieve […]

Bristol 20mph zones: Four lives a year saved, study finds 13 February 2018
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Bristol 20mph zones: Four lives a year saved, study finds 13 February 2018

Bristol 20mph zones Bristol’s 20mph zones were designed to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists, and support people to be more active More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones across Bristol, research by the University of the West of England (UWE) has found. Average speeds on roads […]

Motorists are now paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, following a series of pump rises.
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Motorists are now paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, following a series of pump rises.

RAC warn petrol price rises look imminent RAC Fuel Watch data reveals the average price of unleaded in December increased for the second month running, rising by half a pence from 120.66p to 121.11p while diesel went up from 123.06p to 123.46p. This compares to the low in early 2016 when both fuels averaged 102p […]

New tech could detect drivers ignoring ‘Red X’ signs
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New tech could detect drivers ignoring ‘Red X’ signs

New technology that could automatically detect drivers not complying with ‘Red X’ lane closure signs on smart motorways could go live from the spring. New tech could detect drivers ignoring ‘Red X’ signs According to the Press Association, Highways England has revealed in a document that it is testing roadside cameras that detect when drivers […]

BMW is aiming to double sales of the 530e plug-in hybrid in 2018
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BMW is aiming to double sales of the 530e plug-in hybrid in 2018

BMW is aiming to double sales of the 530e plug-in hybrid in 2018, following a year where the 330e will have taken “well over a quarter” of 3 Series saloon volume in fleet. BMW expect a large proportion of 5 Series fleet sales of the 530e iPerformance BMW expect a large proportion of 5 Series […]