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1.4m Brits driving with illegal tyres

3 months ago / 0 comments

A total of 1.4 million motorists – equivalent to 3% – are driving around on illegal tyres, according to new research.

Tougher mobile phone penalties deter drivers

6 months ago / 0 comments

The number of drivers caught on their mobile phone fell 39% in 2017 following the 1 March introduction of tougher penalties.

Lane-hogging legislation failing to catch culprits

8 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still getting away with ‘lane hogging’ despite the introduction of new penalties to tackle the issue four years ago.

Car insurance costs heading for record high despite Q3 fall

10 months ago / 0 comments

Car insurance prices are on course to be the most expensive on record next year, despite a fall in premiums in the last quarter.

Barometer – May 2017

1 year ago / 0 comments

We’ve pulled together the pertinent points from the myriad of research done in the fleet industry this month to give you a clearer view of what’s … Read More »

One in five drivers admit to tailgating

1 year ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still not getting the message about the dangers of tailgating nearly four years after the police gained new powers to tackle the issue, new research suggests.

Motorway closures for maintenance up 16% in last two years

2 years ago / 0 comments

Drivers are increasingly having to divert off motorways or suffer long tailbacks as a result of rising numbers of motorway closures.

Only 135 drivers charged with middle-lane hogging

2 years ago / 0 comments

Middle-lane hogging remains rife amongst drivers, despite the threat of fines, new research finds.

16.5 million UK drivers to take to roads this bank holiday

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over half (52%) of drivers – equivalent to 16.5 million people – are planning on using their car to travel this bank holiday weekend, according to … Read More »

Average Brit spends 48 and a half hours a year stationary at traffic lights

2 years ago / 0 comments

Reducing the number of traffic lights on UK roads could help cut congestion and reduce time spent by drivers on the road.