How to improve fuel efficiency: simple steps to cut consumption and save on petrol bills

How to improve fuel efficiency: simple steps to cut consumption and save on petrol bills

With Britain currently facing a fuel crisis, it’s thrown a sharp focus on how reliant we are on our cars. As petrol stations suffer with extremely long queues, it’s a reminder that, despite the rise of electric cars, most of us need to fill up with petrol or diesel on a regular basis. It’s a […]

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The government prepares to use army truck drivers to help with petrol crisis

The government prepares to use army truck drivers to help with petrol crisis

150 army drivers have been put on standby by the government to operate gas tanker trucks, as the country’s fuel delivery crisis continues and motorists roam greater London in search of open gas stations. According to the government the U.K. is not facing a fuel shortage, just a shortage of drivers who can deliver it

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New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

The government has announced further plans to help reduce the lorry driver shortage. These plans follow the recently announced vocational test changes which will create an extra 50,000 lorry tests every year. DVSA has already delivered 50% more tests than were available before the pandemic. Ministry of Defence driving examiners The Ministry of Defence (MoD)

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70% of UK drivers say their vision has deteriorated since passing their test

70% of UK drivers say their vision has deteriorated since passing their test

Seven in ten (70%) UK drivers admit their vision is worse than when they passed their test, whilst only a fifth (20%) think those with bad vision should be banned from driving.  The study1 of 2,000 UK drivers, conducted by Euro Car Parts, a leading supplier of car parts, explored the nation’s attitudes towards driving

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Void or Valid: 10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

Void or Valid: 10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

Car insurance prices have reached a seven-year low1, with Covid helping to drive down the price, but it’s important to remember to be as accurate as possible when providing your personal details.  Providing false information or failing to update with changes of circumstance, whether accidentally or not, can invalidate your insurance, meaning your insurer is

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Charge points to be ‘switched off’ for nine-hours a day to protect grid

Charge points to be ‘switched off’ for nine-hours a day to protect grid

New electric vehicle (EV) charge points, installed at home and in the workplace from May, will be pre-programmed to switch off during peak hours to ease pressure on the National Grid. A ‘randomised delay’ of up to 30 minutes, when there is high demand from motorists, will also be introduced as more company car drivers

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Government asks for more Smart Motorway safety data with revised Highway Code on the way

Government asks for more Smart Motorway safety data with revised Highway Code on the way

A report by the government into claims made by the National Highways agency over the safety of Smart Motorways has called for more data, while a revised version of the Highway Code is being rolled out to better inform drivers about Smart Motorway rules and regulations. The Office of Road and Rail (ORR) are calling

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