Archive for category: Motoring

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 […]

Comparethemarket warns Brit drivers to keep their licences up to date

Comparethemarket warns Brit drivers to keep their licences up to date

/ August 22, 2017 9:23 am

A survey carried out by comparethemarket.com has found around 1.5 million UK drivers are risking heavy fines just for not keeping their licences up to date. John Miles is the price comparison website’s Motoring Head and he says drivers can […]

Learner drivers to be allowed on UK motorways in 2018

Learner drivers to be allowed on UK motorways in 2018

/ August 14, 2017 9:21 am

The UK’s government has verified it is preparing to change current laws which bar learner drivers from driving on the nation’s motorways. Following a public consultation on the issue, transport-secretary Chris Grayling said the first L-plate drivers will be using […]

Privilege DriveXpert study reveals clever people liable to fail driving tests

Privilege DriveXpert study reveals clever people liable to fail driving tests

/ August 4, 2017 11:52 am

A survey conducted by motor insurers Privilege DriveXpert has found the less brainy and gifted among us are more likely to ace their driving tests. Researchers quizzed almost 1,600 people who had passed their tests and found 59 per cent […]

London police campaign targets dangerous driving

London police campaign targets dangerous driving

/ July 26, 2017 10:51 am

A campaign launched by the Met Police in London is putting officers back on bicycles. The difference between the mid-twentieth century version of the ubiquitous bobby on the bike and the uniformed one of 2017 is that the latter are […]

Volvo jumps on electric bandwagon and will phase out petrol

Volvo jumps on electric bandwagon and will phase out petrol

/ July 18, 2017 10:01 am

The Chinese owner of Volvo Cars has announced that in two years time all models produced will be either electric or hybrid vehicles. Zhejiang Geely stated five models scheduled for release from 2019 onwards would be electric only. Three of […]

Chris Grayling announces budgets for village bypasses

Chris Grayling announces budgets for village bypasses

/ July 10, 2017 12:42 pm

The UK’s transport-secretary has announced the allocation of a budget which will give local councils the funds needed to build bypasses around villages, towns and traffic bottlenecks. Chris Grayling confirmed there would be £1 billion a year available for councils […]

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