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Parking offence fines could be cut

  •  10 Jan, 2014
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Drivers could face reduced parking fines under new government plans.

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Driving licence records go online

  •  09 Jan, 2014
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Insurance firms are predicting that motorists' premiums could be driven down when the government launches its searchable online database of licence records.

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Driver with 45 points still on road

  •  08 Jan, 2014
Motorway traffic

A motorist from Liverpool escaped a driving ban despite chalking up a record 45 penalty points on his licence in the space of just nine months, it has been revealed.

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TfL plans to up congestion charge

  •  07 Jan, 2014
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London's congestion charge daily fee is set to rise by 15 per cent.

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'Smart motorways' to cut emissions

  •  07 Jan, 2014
Busy motorway

Driving groups fear that motorway speed limits could eventually be reduced nationwide, following new proposals for a 60mph stretch on the M1.

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New car sales hit six-year high

  •  07 Jan, 2014
An agreement over a car
New car sales raced to a six-year high in 2013, the motor industry has announced.  Read More…

Festive goodwill lost on the roads

  •  07 Jan, 2014
An angry driver

Christmas seems to bring the worst out of motorists, a new poll suggests.

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Drivers taking eyes off the road

  •  03 Jan, 2014
Close up of girl driving while using phone

Motorists typically get distracted for a tenth of the time they are out and about, research shows.

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New Year's Day driving warning

  •  31 Dec, 2013
Alcoholic drink and car keys

New Year's Eve drinkers are being warned they could potentially be over the drink driving limit for the whole of New Year's Day.

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Wind and rain to disrupt travel plans

  •  23 Dec, 2013
Driving in a flood

Gale-force wind and torrential rain are likely to disrupt many people's travel plans in the lead-up to Christmas.

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