Author Archives: Steve Hawkins

Are You A ‘Careful & Competent’ Driver?

Some 91 per cent of motorists claim to be “careful and competent” drivers, but over half have broken 20mph and 30mph speed limits New research has revealed 91 per cent of motorists say they are “careful and competent” drivers, yet … Continue reading

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Have You Been ‘Priced Out’ Of Buying An Electric Car?

“NEW research has revealed how the possibility of owning an electric car is an impossibility for millions of motorists across the country – and that was before the Government slashed zero emissions car grants.” “There has been a recent push … Continue reading

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Does This Offer The Perfect Way To Reduce Your Car Insurance Costs?

Look out of your living room window. Is your car parked in the street, or on your drive? If so, you are probably paying to insure your car, even though you are not driving it. In fact, many cars spend … Continue reading

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Would This Irritate You Whilst Driving?

The common driving offence that infuriates fellow motorists is now subject to a strict crackdown – as one state QUADRUPLES the size of the fine The QLD Government is increasing the fine for intersection blocking by 400%   Aim is to … Continue reading

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Laziness or Stupidity???

This shocking footage shows a dog owner ‘walking’ his pet while driving his car. Dash-cam footage shows the animal, thought to be a whippet, being dragged along by its lead through the window of a silver Nissan X-Trail. The RSPCA … Continue reading

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When Was The Last Time You Had Your Eyes Tested?

More than a million drivers with poor eyesight could be driving on Britain’s roads illegally, optometrists warn The Association of Optometrists commissioned a poll of 1,246 of its members Almost half said they had recently seen a patient who drives with bad … Continue reading

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Do You Know Enough About The Drink Drive Limits?

Every year, the festive season sees a spike in drivers failing roadside breath tests as revellers take the wheel after consuming too much alcohol. Recent figures show that drink-drive related deaths and injuries jumped to a four-year high in 2016, with more than … Continue reading

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Do You Stick To The Speed Limit?

A nation of speeders: Government study reveals that hardly any drivers obey 20mph speed limits The Department for Transport monitored 446.6m journeys at 74 sites across the UK in 2017 It found that 46% were driven at speeds that exceeded … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Driven Whilst Drowsy?

One in eight UK drivers has fallen asleep at the wheel, according to new research. The frightening revelation comes as estimates suggest as many one in four fatal crashes are caused by someone falling asleep while driving. The latest road … Continue reading

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Age Doesn’t Have To Be a Barrier

Would you like to learn how to drive but worried you may be a little old? Let’s hope this story changes your mind! A great gran has become one of the UK’s oldest learner drivers to pass their test aged … Continue reading

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