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Car theft on the rise as thieves get clever 0

Car theft has skyrocketed over the past three years as thieves are finding new ways to beat hi-tech security devices, new RAC figures have revealed. This is in response to numbers falling to an all time low four years ago as car companies developed engine immobilisers and keyless technology that initially stumped car thieves. The(…)

Speed bumps to be removed from UK roads 0

Motorists rejoice! Speed bumps could potentially be scrapped from UK roads as the government attempts to find ways of curbing pollution levels. The move is being considered after research revealed that the hated humps have a negative effect on the environment – not to mention stress levels – because they result in greater levels of(…)

Smart motorways ‘confuse motorists’ say police 0

Motorists caught offending on the new breed of smart motorways in England may be offered re-education courses by police. Smart motorways can adapt themselves to varying traffic conditions by opening the hard shoulder or by operating variable speed limits. Police chiefs have said that the new road rules on these stretches of motorway have been(…)

Motorists taking photos and video whilst driving say RAC 0

A recent survey conducted by the RAC has revealed that the number of motorists using mobile phones illegally whilst driving has risen. It shows that 31% of drivers now say they have used a handheld mobile whilst driving compared with 8% back in 2014. The amount of driver who said they had either sent a(…)

New DVLA tax system fails 1

It is the first day of the new tax changes. Paper tax discs are now officially scrapped, with an electronic system coming into place. However there have been reports of motorists not being able to renew their tax due to a failure in the DVLA system. Too many new visitors Today, the system had thousands(…)