National Motorcyclists Council call for 'reset' on motorcycle training

National Motorcyclists Council call for ‘reset’ on motorcycle training

Calls are being made by the National Motorcyclists Council (NMC) for changes to improve the UK’s motorcycle licence testing and training regime. The NMC states that training and testing regulations need to fulfil a basic mission – to make motorcycling safer.  However, changes to the motorcycle licensing rules, introduced in 2009, have failed to make …

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‘Speeding on autopilot’: over half of drivers still speeding on 30mph roads

‘Speeding on autopilot’: over half of drivers still speeding on 30mph roads

New data has revealed a drop in speeding offences across English roads this year from the spikes registered during the depths of lockdown in 2020 according to the Department for Transport (DfT).  According to the new DfT figures, there was a 12% drop in motorists speeding on 30mph roads between April and September of this …

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Prime Minister to confirm plans for EV charging points to be built in all new homes

Prime Minister to confirm plans for EV charging points to be built in all new homes

Ambitious plans have been announced by the Prime Minister for all new homes in England to be required to have charge points for electric cars, as the Government seeks to facilitate the infrastructure improvements necessary for the planned mass-adoption of EVs. A public consultation was announced on the subject last summer by the Department for …

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Road Safety Week: Motorists warned of a rise in car insurance as UK roads need repairing

Road Safety Week: Motorists warned of a rise in car insurance as UK roads need repairing

As Road Safety Week is in full swing, several organisations are calling on the Government to invest more into road services. In their new research, the Department for Transport states that there has been a rise in local toads needing urgent repair.  These roads – for local users rather than traffic passing through that compromise …

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Road Safety Week: Road safety awareness should be taught in schools, says TTC

Road Safety Week: Road safety awareness should be taught in schools, says TTC

Adding road safety training to the national school curriculum could leave the next generation of road users better prepared for when they start learning how to drive. The call comes from risk management specialist and road safety provider TTC Group stating that road safety awareness should be taught in schools. With 4,140 reported road casualties …

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