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Sustainability experts calls to action tyre manufacturers and resellers

Business Waste, one of the UK’s leading waste management companies, is advocating for a change in the UK’s tyre disposal and recycling regulations. The UK produces over 50 million used tyres every year, which is currently costing the population over £270 million to recycle. Current industry laws mandate responsible tyre disposal to prevent environmental harm, […]

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Should you learn to drive in an automatic? Automotive experts share the pros and cons

With the upcoming ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2035, and more manufacturers choosing to only sell automatic cars, the automotive industry is changing rapidly. And with a growing number of drivers now taking their tests in automatic cars, Macklin Motors have spotted searches for ‘automatic driving tests’ are up by 22% in the

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DVLA’s digital drive: Streamlined licence renewal & provisional applications online

The process for upgrading your driver’s licence following test passing has been altered, according to an announcement made by the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency. According to the DVLA, drivers can now use the Driver and Vehicles Account Service to apply for their first provisional licence and to renew the photo on their driver’s licence.

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Survey reveals that third of drivers support police seizing mobile phones from offenders

A third of experienced drivers favour taking away mobile phones from drivers who are found using them while operating a vehicle, according a recent IAM RoadSmart survey. In fact, if motorists were discovered using their phones while driving, 34% of UK drivers would be in favour of the police seizing the driver’s phone. A third

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