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05 November 2014 at 11:53

Sadiq Khan has promised to "co-operate fully" with any police investigation over claims he was photographed using his mobile phone while driving. The shadow justice secretary, who is regarded as a potential Labour candidate to be London's mayor, was photographed allegedly using his mobile phone behind the wheel of his Volkswagen car in the capital on Monday.Conservative MP Justin Tomlinson rep...

05 November 2014 at 11:53

Motorists that are convicted of causing death will no longer be able to serve their driving bans behind bars. A ban can currently be served in prison alongside a sentence, but new laws to be brought forward by justice minister Mike Penning will change all that.Mr Penning says the fact that dangerous drivers who cause deaths can be banned from the roads by a judge, only to then serve out the ba...

05 November 2014 at 11:53

Significantly more money needs to be spent on flood protection in order to avoid a repeat last winter's extensive damage. That's according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO) assessing the state of flood defences in England.It claims that half of them - equating to 1,356 schemes - looked after by the Environment Agency are only being maintained to a "minimal level" because they deli...

05 November 2014 at 11:53

Roads in the UK could be given 'star ratings' as part of a bid to help drivers stay safe when getting from A to B. The official ratings, proposed by ministers, would help identify the safest and most dangerous routes across the country, as well as put the unwanted spotlight on local authorities with the worst safety records.Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has urged the Highways Agency and counc...

05 November 2014 at 11:53

Iconic UK engineering group Rolls-Royce will cut 2,600 jobs over the course of the next 18 months. It is part of a large-scale restructuring process that will mainly affect its aerospace operation as it responds to a tougher economic climate.The company announced earlier this year that it will fail to grow in 2014 due to the impact of defence spending cuts, but it maintains that it will be str...

04 November 2014 at 11:46

Manufacturers are warning the Government it needs to invest urgently in our "crumbling" road infrastructure. Failure to do so will have a substantial impact of the ability to deliver goods from A to B, the EEF fears.The manufacturers' group is concerned about the UK's network of roads, and chief executive Terry Scuoler claims eight in 10 manufacturers agree that roads are of paramount importa...

04 November 2014 at 11:46

British motorists are begrudge to end their 93-year-old love affair with the humble car tax disc, new research suggests. Over six in 10 drivers are yet to say goodbye to their paper discs, continuing to display them on their windscreen, according to a poll of 2,004 drivers by Populus.This is despite new legislation which came in on October 1, no longer requiring motorists to show their proof o...

04 November 2014 at 11:46

New research suggests that drivers who spend a lot of time on motorways may be better off buying a diesel car than a hybrid model.Experts at Emission Analytics found that hybrid cars are far less fuel-efficient than diesel vehicles when cruising or accelerating at higher speeds.They said this is because developers of hybrid vehicles usually focus on the battery rather than the engine, which typ...

04 November 2014 at 11:46

Vauxhall's publicity campaign surrounding its latest Corsa supermini is proving a big draw, quite literally. The manufacturer's Halloween-themed stunt has seen it claim a new world best for the biggest GPS-guided drawing, beating the previous record by a full 1,580 miles.Witches, bats, ghosts, bats and cobwebs and the word "HALLOWEEN" are among the features of the artwork created by the Corsa ...

04 November 2014 at 11:46

Holy makeovers, Batman, it's the Peugeot RCZ as you've never seen it before. The stunt to transform the French GT model into something looking like the Caped Crusader's souped-up Ford Lincoln Futura concept car was in aid of Children in Need.It is not known how much it costs to get car insurance on Batman's original Batmobile - but Strictly Come Dancing's Alison Hammond and Aljaž Skorjanec kno...

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