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  • Digital driving licence anyone?

    It may sound futuristic and something that may be befitting from the new Blade Runner movie, but by 2018 we could have digital driving licences. While the “Quick, easy and secure” service will not fully replace plastic licences, it will provide a convenient and legal alternative for those with a compatible device. The Driver and […] The post Digital driving licence anyone? appeared first on UDrive...

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Generated 16 hours ago

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  • Prices at the pump dropping further

    March finally brought some long-overdue joy for motorists at Britain’s pumps, as the price of fuel fell by its biggest margin in months. The price drops show that fuel suppliers are finally passing on reductions in the price of oil – which fell by around 5% – to consumers on the forecourts. It led to the largest fall in diesel prices […] The post Prices at the pump dropping further appeared first ...

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  • UK driving test to receive shake-up

    A major shake-up of the traditional UK driving test will come into force in December this year. A range of changes have been drafted by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), including the addition for learner drivers to understand and safely use sat-nav systems whilst on the road. The amount of time spent on independent driving will […] The post UK driving test to receive shake-up appear...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • What the new budget means for your car and wallet

    The Chancellor delivered his first Budget statement to the House of Commons as he bids to “build the foundations of a stronger, fairer, more global Britain.” Some important announcements for motorists were made during the budget, we have picked out the top picks which will affect Britain’s motorists in 2017 Urban congestion A boost for […] The post What the new budget means for your car and wallet...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • How to gauge your car’s true MPG

    A vehicles’s fuel economy, i.e the makers’ ‘official’ figures and the inability of drivers in the real world to match them is a regular annoyance for many motorists. But one car maker is hoping to steer this trend and help car buyers choose an actual ‘real’ economical car. A new website lets drivers input details of their car and driving […] The post How to gauge your car’s true MPG appeared first...

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Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Supermarkets cutting the price of petrol again

    Drivers are in line to benefit from lower fuel prices on the forecourts of the UK’s major supermarkets, following a dip in the wholesale cost of fuel A two pence per litre reduction has been introduced by Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, in a move which is likely to ease some of the financial burden facing […] The post Supermarkets cutting the price of petrol again appeared first on UDrive.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • 50% parking increase to be trialled in London for diesel cars

    A trial which will see parking fees for diesel cars rise to £7.35 an hour will start in parts of central London from this April. Applying to parking bays in the Westminster City Council-run areas of Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Hyde Park, the 50% increase is seen as a potential strategy in the bid to reduce “shameful” levels of […] The post 50% parking increase to be trialled in London for diesel car...

  • Fuel costs driving up the UKs cost of living

    Rising fuel costs at fuel stations across the UK played a huge role in bringing inflation to a two-and-a-half-year high. Cost surges in petrol and diesel – as well as rising food prices – pushed up the cost of living in January, resulting in a 0.2% leap in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation. The Office for National Statistics […] The post Fuel costs driving up the UKs cost of livi...

  • Average UK driver spends 5 days a year in traffic

    A recent study has stated that the UK’s roads as among the most gridlocked in the world. A TomTom report claims 11 of the country’s cities make the list of the 100 most congested areas globally – with drivers in the UK spending as long as five days a year stuck in traffic. Based on findings from last […] The post Average UK driver spends 5 days a year in traffic appeared first on UDrive.

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Nearly 30 million car journeys to be made before Boxing day

    Drivers will be making 28 million festive car journeys on major roads this year – but there could be fewer traffic jams as they plan to spread them over several days, new data suggests. Research by the RAC Traffic Watch states that Christmas Eve will be the busiest day on the roads with 3.8m journeys planned. Both […] The post Nearly 30 million car journeys to be made before Boxing day appeared fi...

  • Car clamping on the up after DVLA scraps tax disc

    The amount of drivers that have had their cars clamped as they have failed to pay their car tax has doubled since the old paper car tax disc was made redundant two years ago. Data from BBC News via a Freedom Of Information Request shows that there are now more than 9,000 wheel clampings taking […] The post Car clamping on the up after DVLA scraps tax disc appeared first on UDrive.

  • Repeat offenders could be banned from high powered cars

    A leading transport minister has made a bid to look into banning motorists with multiple convictions on their licence from using high-powered cars. Andrew Jones the MP stated that he would push forward the proposal first voiced by the DUP’s Jim Shannon. This would mean it would ban drivers that have multiple convictions from hiring […] The post Repeat offenders could be banned from high powered ca...

  • Car insurance companies call for more driverless crash data to place blame more accurately

    Car insurance companies are calling for car manufacturers to show who was at fault in an accident involving a driverless car. The association of British insurers states that drivers need to be able to prove that they are not the one at fault if the vehicle’s technology were to fail. They want to collect data […] The post Car insurance companies call for more driverless crash data to place blame mo...

  • UK Government has until July 2017 to tackle air pollution

    The Government now has an eight-month deadline to come up with a proposal to tackle harmful air pollutants. A high court judge in London has ruled that their original and current plan is inadequate and must be improved upon. Limits for nitrogen dioxide (N02) were brought in by EU law in 1999, and were to […] The post UK Government has until July 2017 to tackle air pollution appeared first on UDriv...

  • Government faces tougher calls for drink driving laws

    Theresa May will at the beginning of November face a call for tougher penalties for drink-drivers who kill other rmotorists on the road. Two bereaved families will hand in petitions to 10 Downing Street demanding a change in the sentencing guidelines covering drink-drive killers. There appears to be public support for such a move. In July, the road safety […] The post Government faces tougher call...

  • Four year MOT Exemption proposed

    The time new vehicles are allowed on the UK’s roads before needing an MOT could potentially rise from three to four years, under new government proposals. The period before anMOT is needed could change in 2018 after a public consultation has taken place. Northern Ireland and many European nations already have an exemption in place The Department for Transport […] The post Four year MOT Exemption p...

  • Young drivers not worried about lying for car insurance

    A large amount of young drivers – and also their parents – would flout the law in order to obtain a good saving on a car insurance policy, the RAC has found. ‘Fronting’ is the illegal practice of insuring a vehicle in the name of another policyholder, often a parent, whose age and experience behind the wheel affords […] The post Young drivers not worried about lying for car insurance appeared firs...

  • Less than ten years left for diesel cars?

    Battery and electric vehicles will dominate the marketplace within the next eight years, according to senior figures within the UK motor industry. In a differing landscape, the technology associated with diesel vehicles is viewed to be consigned to the scrap heap in the sky, as car manufacturers embrace more efficient, eco-friendly forms of powering your car. Professional services conglomerate KPM...

  • Doctors call for diesel car ban

    Doctors Against Diesel claim 9,400 Londoners die prematurely every year, with diesel fumes due to blame in part.  Paris and Madrid have committed to a ban on diesel vehicles by 2025, as have Athens and Mexico City. But many people believe that the campaign say the plans are not only impractical, but could backfire in a big […] The post Doctors call for diesel car ban appeared first on UDrive.

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • Alarming rise in mobile phone use behind the wheel

    A new report has shown a worrying shift in mobile phone use behind the wheel. The RAC has conducted a report into motoring in 2016 and it shows that back in 2014 the number of drivers who admitted to using a mobile phone whilst driving was 8%. Fast forward to two years later and that […] The post Alarming rise in mobile phone use behind the wheel appeared first on UDrive.

  • More than half of UK cars to be driverless by 2041

    Kia has predicted with extensive research that by the year 2041, more than half of the cars on the UK’s roads will be driverless. Tye also added that it predicts that the amount of cars on the road that will be able to communicate with each other will be a huge 8 million. Not just […] The post More than half of UK cars to be driverless by 2041 appeared first on UDrive.

  • More bad news for diesel cars

    Diesel cars may still be the fuel of choice for many drivers on Britain’s roads what with their class leading fuel economy and ability to eat up miles. However many of the lading car manufacturers are failing to comply with European emissions regulations when driven in real world situations. The study was conducted by the […] The post More bad news for diesel cars appeared first on UDrive.

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