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12 December 2014 at 11:52

Councils are profiting from parking charges to the tune of £667 million a year. An RAC Foundation study shows this is the amount local authorities made in 2013/14, once running costs had been deducted from penalty notice and parking charge income.London motorists appear to be hardest hit, with capital-based councils generating 44% of the £667 million sum.Westminster was the biggest profit-maki...

12 December 2014 at 11:52

A leading supermarket is this weekend promising drivers the cheapest petrol in over four years. Motorists heading to their local Asda forecourt on Saturday will be able to buy petrol for 2p a litre cheaper, at 112.7p.The supermarket chain is also dropping its diesel prices by 1p per litre to 118.7p.RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: "Pump prices are really beginning to tumble in line with...

12 December 2014 at 11:52

Companies are being warned: improve your workers' driving skills. The call comes after new figures show the company motorists were to blame for nearly half of all accidents involving company vehicles in 2013.LexAutolease's research shows that this was the case in 49% of 44,448 such accidents.The UK's biggest fleet provider has urged companies to help make their staff better drivers to reap bot...

12 December 2014 at 11:52

The average person in England travelled 6,584 miles last year - far less than they would have before the economic crisis. In 2007, before the recession hit, the figure was 7,124 miles. The figures from the Government's transport department cover all modes of travel including walking, driving and journeys as a passenger. Most of the 2013 travelling took place in a van or car. Typically, peop...

12 December 2014 at 11:52

Safety groups have hit out at a decision not to introduce more pedestrian and cyclist-friendly lorry cabs on European roads until 2022. Campaigners had hoped that the new designs, which improve visibility and reduce the impact of crashes on other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists, would be made mandatory as soon as possible.But the changes will be optional, rather than a requirement, with new...

11 December 2014 at 10:54

Petrol prices on supermarket forecourts could very soon drop to levels not seen since early 2010. The pleasing news follows in the wake of Asda cutting its petrol by 1p, taking it down to 114.7p per litre - following on from a previous 2p per litre cut on Saturday.Morrisons has also snipped 1p from petrol as well as diesel - on top of a 2p drop earlier in the week - while Tesco will also drop ...

11 December 2014 at 10:54

The government has delayed plans to remove the paper counterpart to the driving licence, previously set to go ahead on 1 January.The move follows concerns voiced by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) that the replacement online system would make checking a driver's details too time consuming and costly.The system proposed by the Driver Vehicle Licence Agency (DVLA) requires drivers to log...

11 December 2014 at 10:54

Police have taken action against scores of nosy drivers who took photographs of a lorry fire incident on a bustling motorway. Warwickshire officers have just released tweeted details of the incident on June 6. This resulted in the prosecution of 80 northbound-travelling drivers. The blaze occurred on the M6 next to Birmingham, adjacent to junction 3A, at around 10am following an accident.Rubb...

11 December 2014 at 10:54

Once you've had electric, you never go back - at least, that's the verdict of many Nissan Leaf owners. More than 50% of Leaf drivers have said they would not return to petrol or diesel models. One owner is said to have sold his Aston Martin in order to buy a second Leaf for his wife.Of the 6,500 British owners of the Leaf, 93% told Nissan GB that the Leaf was their main car for family use; wit...

11 December 2014 at 10:54

Porsche is to open a new "pop-up" shop in West London in the run-up to Christmas. The premium German brand's temporary store at Shepherd's Bush will build on the success of a comparable New York enterprise in September.The Westfield shopping mall base is open for over three weeks - closing on December 28. Motor enthusiasts looking at buying a car at the top end of the market will have their a...

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