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speeding fines

New vehicle technology could save drivers ...

Mar 29, 2021No Comments

Technology which can read road signs could save drivers £327 million* in speeding fines according to new research by SEAT. The study of 2,000 UK

alcohol interlocks

Use alcohol interlocks to cut drink driving

Mar 26, 2021No Comments

The UK Government should introduce alcohol interlocks (“alcolocks” as soon as possible for drivers convicted of drink driving. This would reduce the high level of

Repeat offenders

Repeat offenders “need to be removed from...

Mar 22, 2021No Comments

IAM RoadSmart has called on the Government to ensure that all drivers who have amassed 12 or more penalty points have their licences revoked. DVLA

speed cameras

90% of motorists want speed cameras to chec...

Mar 17, 2021No Comments

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity is urging the police to take notice of UK motorists who are calling for them to better utilise

penalty points

Pensioners have more penalty points than yo...

Mar 09, 2021Comments off

There are more than 304,000 pensioners (over 65s) currently driving on UK roads with penalty points on their licence, nearly 25 times the number of

Mobile Phone

New 2021 mobile phone driving laws

Mar 03, 2021Comments off

This year, the Department for Transport are reviewing the laws regarding using your phone behind the wheel. Currently, if you are caught using your mobile

drug driving

GEM expresses concern over Britain’s drug...

Mar 02, 2021Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried about inconsistencies in

Blue Light Aware

GEM’s solid white line explainer is a mas...

Feb 23, 2021Comments off

A short video explaining how to let a police car past when there are solid white lines down the middle of the road is one

Speeding

Speeding less acceptable than five years ag...

Feb 17, 2021Comments off

New research from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed some positive long-term trends in relation to speeding behaviour in the

Drink-drive

Drink-drive deaths climb to 10-year high

Feb 15, 2021Comments off

Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. The figures show between 240 and

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