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PCS Union for UK driving test examiners announces strike

PCS Union for UK driving test examiners announces strike

/ November 20, 2017 10:19 am

The UK’s union for driving test centre examiners says its members will be working to rule and staging a two-day strike. The Public and Commercial Service Union stated that the work-to-rule would begin on the 23 November and the strike […]

Press Association study shows UK police forces turn off speed cameras

Press Association study shows UK police forces turn off speed cameras

/ November 10, 2017 2:53 pm

A survey conducted by the Press Association has revealed many of the UK’s police forces have disabled their roadside speed cameras. Using Freedom of Information laws, the association asked the UK’s police forces and their speed camera providers to provide […]

Golfer Tiger Woods gets probation for sleeping in car

Golfer Tiger Woods gets probation for sleeping in car

/ November 1, 2017 10:25 am

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods was given one year’s probation last week for driving offences relating to passing out at the wheel of his car. Police officers found the golfer passed out behind the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz […]

Ton up footie ace Sebastien Bassong gets driving ban

Ton up footie ace Sebastien Bassong gets driving ban

/ October 23, 2017 10:26 am

Former Norwich City player Sebastien Bassong has been disqualified from driving for speeding at more than 100 miles an hour. The 31-year-old footballer appeared in court for sentencing after being convicted of hitting 110 mph in his Maserati last December. […]

City of Oxford to create electric car only zone

City of Oxford to create electric car only zone

/ October 13, 2017 11:36 am

In 2020, the UK city of Oxford will launch a central zone exclusively designated for the use of electric vehicles (EV). The Zero Emissions Zone will be expanded every five years thereafter and will result in a blanket ban on […]

Total EV poll reveals Brit drivers ready to accept electric cars

Total EV poll reveals Brit drivers ready to accept electric cars

/ October 4, 2017 10:00 am

A poll commissioned by Total EV has found more than half of the UK’s drivers expect to have switched over to electric powered vehicles by 2023. A total of 1,000 Brit drivers were quizzed for the poll on the expected […]

Speeding gets Lord Aleem a one year driving ban

Speeding gets Lord Aleem a one year driving ban

/ September 26, 2017 10:44 am

Luxury car hire firm boss Lord Aleem has been given a 12-month driving ban for speeding in one of his Rolls Royces. Magistrates at Warwick Combined Court banned the 22-year-old for speeding and driving without due care on the M40 […]

Amazon Alexa smart technology to be built into SEAT cars

Amazon Alexa smart technology to be built into SEAT cars

/ September 18, 2017 1:59 pm

Amazon’s Alexa smart technology will soon enable SEAT car drivers to make the best use of their time behind the wheel. The Alexa personal assistant will allow drivers to locate music, obtain guidebook information, listen to the latest news and […]

Sky presenter Kirsty Gallacher gets two year ban for drunk driving

Sky presenter Kirsty Gallacher gets two year ban for drunk driving

/ September 8, 2017 9:33 am

Kirsty Gallacher admitted a charge of drunk-driving and was banned from driving for two years by magistrates in Slough earlier this week. The court heard that the 41-year-old presenter for Sky Sports had been spotted in Eton and was weaving […]

Volkswagen to launch revamped electric version of vintage microbus

Volkswagen to launch revamped electric version of vintage microbus

/ August 30, 2017 9:55 am

Car maker Volkswagen has confirmed it will be building a 21st century version of its out-of production classic microbus. Chief-executive Herbert Diess confirmed an all-electric microbus with similar design features to the 1940s original would be rolling off production lines […]

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