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Police given new powers to issue fixed penalty notices for ‘careless’ driving

Police given new powers to issue fixed penalty notices for ‘careless’ driving

On-the-spot penalties are being introduced for careless driving (such as tailgating or middle lane hogging) and existing fixed penalty levels for most motoring offences (e.g. using a mobile phone at the wheel and not wearing a [...]

Fleets Urged to Prioritise Driver Safety

Fleets Urged to Prioritise Driver Safety

While the UK has enjoyed a milder start to winter in 2011 than in recent years, bad weather will still be a key issue over the coming months, particularly for fleets. The Fleet Safety Forum has [...]

See the difference winter tyres can make

See the difference winter tyres can make

Winter weather tyres are not just for snow and ice but should be fitted for the whole winter period for improved grip and safety. That’s the message from TyreSafe as it approaches this October’s tyre safety [...]

Young Driver Insurance Causes Safety Concerns

Young Driver Insurance Causes Safety Concerns

Road safety charity the IAM is calling on insurance companies to overhaul their systems for calculating prices for young drivers, after finding that a search for car insurance quotes for an average 17 year old driver [...]