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M1 safety week reduces collisions by a thir...

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

A week of action to improve safety on the M1 helped to reduce collisions by almost a third. The number of incidents during the Highways

Could mobile phones be banned in the car?

Aug 13, 2019Comments off

Following this morning’s Commons Transport Select Committee’s report, MPs will consider the total ban on drivers using their phones whether they are hand-held or hands-free.

Mobile phone law ‘insufficient and cu...

Aug 12, 2019Comments off

The Government is being urged to update the wording of its law on the use of mobile phones while driving. Current legislation, introduced in 2003,

‘Hands-free’ doesn’t mean ‘brain-fr...

Jul 22, 2019Comments off

ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding all drivers that phone calls and texts – even in hands-free mode – should wait

Motorists call for tougher penalties for dr...

Jun 06, 2019Comments off

Almost 90 per cent of motorists would like to see tougher penalties handed out to other drivers caught using their phone while behind the wheel

Bend (the rules) like Beckham

May 10, 2019Comments off

Texting in traffic like David Beckham isn’t the only offence that could see British motorists have their license taken away, drivers have been reminded. Driving

Dangerous handheld phone use at the wheel r...

Mar 21, 2019Comments off

After a fall in the proportion of drivers admitting to using a handheld phone while driving in 2017 following the introduction of tougher penalties, new

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