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16 March 2015 at 13:13

A consultation has begun on plans to raise the speed limit for Army tanks from 20mph to 40mph. The Department for Transport wants to double the speed limit of armoured vehicles in England and Wales, in a bid to better prepare drivers for operational deployments both at home and overseas.It claims the armed forces need effective and appropriate training, and this includes driving tanks at speed...

16 March 2015 at 13:13

Motorists could be asked to cut their speed to just 10mph on some roads, under Liberal Democrat plans supported at the party's spring conference. The move forms part of the green transport laws which the party says it will implement to improve roads and cut pollution if it wins power at the election.The laws would give English councils the power to impose 10mph speed limits on roads near schoo...

16 March 2015 at 13:13

Most UK business drivers fear they will be usurped by fully-automated cars during their natural working lifetime, according to a new Masternaut poll. The concerns were aired to the business fleet technology company as driverless car advancements continue apace.As many as 55% of business drivers in the 25-34 age range feared the new models could leave them out of work.As it stands, technology t...

13 March 2015 at 11:28

Motorists want May's general election victors to deliver continued fuel duty freezes and an end to the pothole problem. That's the conclusion of a new RAC Foundation survey which calls on the incoming government to honour both wishes as a matter of priority.Potholes have remained a huge problem throughout this Government's lifetime - while the Foundation's poll of 2,040 people found that rail...

13 March 2015 at 11:28

Motorists won't suffer "daylight robbery" car parking at train stations after the general election - if a union gets its way. Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) officials have called on Labour to include station car park fees in cost control restrictions on fares, should it win the election on May 7.As it is, drivers leaving their cars at stations are the victims of rail firm "profit...

13 March 2015 at 11:28

The way that major English roads are managed and built will change on April 1. This has been announced as the date A-roads and motorways will pass from the hands of Highways Agency officials into those of Highways England.It is hoped the switch will reduce the time motorists spend in queues, due to quicker road repairs brought about by a more coordinated approach.Ministers describe Highways En...

13 March 2015 at 11:28

Driver disinterest has killed off a Government website detailing English road accidents. The Department for Transport's (DfT) site uses police and local highway authority data from 2005 to 2013.All accidents in this time are flagged. It enables motorists to view information such as time, location, the severity of any casualties, vehicle types and age groups involved.It could also help car insu...

13 March 2015 at 11:28

The UK car boom is having a beneficial knock-on effect on British component suppliers, according to a new report. Domestic motor part manufacturers sold nearly a fifth more (19%) items to home carmakers in 2014 than the year before, the Automotive Council reported on Friday.More and more motorists are using dealers selling UK-produced motors. A jump in British vehicle production of over 50% ov...

12 March 2015 at 12:24

It seems motorists don't need a driving licence to notch up worrying amounts of on-road penalty points. One London-based non-licence holder accrued 40 points, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). This included six points apiece for driving without car insurance and speeding misdemeanours. Another man from Stockport, Greater Manchester collected 33 points and another from Le...

12 March 2015 at 12:24

Most motorists fail their practical driving test, new official figures have revealed. As many as 53.4% of new drivers do not get the examination's on-road section pass needed to tear up their L-plates. The Department for Transport's (DfT) latest figures apply to the final quarter of last year and showed no change on the same period from 2013. The new statistics covered 393,025 motorists taking...

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