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Some Really Useful Information published by the DVSA today on what is required to be test ready

– note the Average amount of hours recommended to be up to test standard -APPROX 67 HOURS IN TOTAL !!! Some will get there much quicker than that but that also means some will need many more – it really is down to the students ability to learn and the standard of instruction provided ======================== […]

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Hyundai has revealed a new 180mph ‘air taxi’ concept that could be used to power Uber’s forthcoming aerial ridesharing service.

Hyundai’s S-A1 all-electric concept air taxi can carry four passengers while travelling up to 180mph As announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Hyundai has become the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate project, which was first announced in a white paper in 2016 and planned for launch in […]

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Tackling the law-breakers
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Tackling the law-breakers

Legitimate ADIs study and work hard to keep people safe on our roads. Our busy investigation team has an impressive record in prosecuting those who take money for instructing learners illegally. We carry out around 1,200 investigations into identity fraud a year. Accepting payment for taking tests for others can get you up to 5 […]

Convicted drink drivers’ cars tracked by police tagging
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Convicted drink drivers’ cars tracked by police tagging

Some UK police forces are using ‘intelligence markers’ to track vehicles which are being driven by convicted drink drivers to see if they are repeating their unlawful behaviour. This data comes from Freedom of Information requests submitted to 44 police forces by Auto Express and show that not all forces are monitoring vehicles in this […]

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 […]