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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 […]

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 […]

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