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Top Tip Tuesday showing that Parking is serious business!
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../traffic-warden-tickets-prince.../

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Traffic warden tickets Prince Phillip’s royal Range Rover outside hospital

Traffic warden tickets Prince Phillip’s royal Range Rover outside hospital

A Range Rover belonging to The Duke of Edinburgh’s royal protection officers was on the receiving end of an unlikely parking ticket – courtesy of a particularly daring traffic warden...

Tag: RAC.CO.UK

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20th Apr 2021

"ALR" or "All Lanes Running" motorways now formally challenged:
https://www.driving.co.uk/.../goverment-legal-action.../

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Nine major changes for motorists from today

Government faces legal action over safety of smart motorways

A law firm has threatened legal action against the government unless "all lanes...

Tag: DRIVING.CO.UK

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13th Apr 2021

Rule changes that could affect you? Top Tip Tuesday is back!
https://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/.../new-driving...

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Nine major changes for motorists from today

Nine major changes for motorists from today

It includes bans, charges and important changes for learners who have been struggling thrugh...

Tag: HERTFORDSHIREMERCURY.CO.UK

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6th Apr 2021

Top Tip Tuesday and Automated driving: Are we nearly there yet?
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../are-motorways-ready-for-hands.../

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Are motorways ready for hands-free driving? Automated tech could take control by summer

Are motorways ready for hands-free driving? Automated tech could take control by summer

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced plans to make Britain the world’s first country to let motorway drivers take their hands off the wheel...

Tag: RAC.CO.UK

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30th Mar 2021

More EV news on today's Top Tip Tuesday!
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../a-full-charge-in-five-minutes.../

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New electric car batteries promising a full charge in five minutes roll off the production line

New electric car batteries promising a full charge in five minutes roll off the production line

Electric car batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory in China...

Tag: RAC.CO.UK

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23rd Mar 2021

How NI are handling the Covid Driving Test backlog:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-55701885

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Driving tests: Extra slots to replace lockdown cancellations

Driving tests: Extra slots to replace lockdown cancellations

Learners whose tests were cancelled during the latest lockdowns are...

Tag: BBC.CO.UK

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16th Mar 2021

Fog and Theory Thursday
What else would you change whilst driving in fog?

More Theory Thursday http://www.mikesdrivinglessons.co.uk/blog/theory-thursday.html

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11th Mar 2021

Top Tip Tuesday again, and today we're looking at the pros and cons of Electric Vehicles:
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../more-drivers-than-ever-plan-to.../

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More drivers than ever plan to

More drivers than ever plan to "go electric" but think the upfront costs are still too high

Nearly eight-in-10 drivers (78%) think that pure electric cars are still too expensive when compared to conventional vehicles of a similar size...

Tag: RAC.CO.UK

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9th Mar 2021

Today's Top Tip Tuesday looks at... Warrington?
https://www.warrington-worldwide.co.uk/.../warrington.../

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Warrington - the best place in the UK to take your driving test

Warrington - the best place in the UK to take your driving test

WARRINGTON is the best place in the UK to take your driving test...

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2nd Mar 2021

Today's Top Tip concerns the Electric Vehicle Revolution, and why we might have to wait a little bit longer...
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../councils-plan-to-fit-just-35.../

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Councils plan to fit just 35 on-street electric chargers each by 2025

Councils plan to fit just 35 on-street electric chargers each by 2025

New research suggests the future of on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging looks far from dynamic...

Tag: RAC.CO.UK

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23rd Feb 2021

Back to more cheerful news: Brexit!
Find out what's changed here:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47459859

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Brexit: What are the rules on driving in the EU after transition?

Brexit: What are the rules on driving in the EU after transition?

What will change for UK drivers abroad now the UK is no longer following EU rules?...

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16th Feb 2021

"What is a cloned vehicle?"
Find out how to avoid paying the price here:
https://www.rac.co.uk/.../reports-of-cloned-number.../

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Reports of cloned number plates double as innocent motorists pay the price | RAC Drive

Reports of cloned number plates double as innocent motorists pay the price | RAC Drive

Complaints about the ‘Wild West’ trade in cloned registration number plates are on the rise...

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9th Feb 2021

Snow for today's Top Tip Tuesday, hopefully snow season will be over soon, but never say never!
https://www.express.co.uk/.../driving-in-snow-tips-how-to...

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Driving in snow tips: How to drive in snow - should you use high or low gear?

Driving in snow tips: How to drive in snow - should you use high or low gear?

Driving in snow can pose many challenges and with the severe winter weather blasting the UK right now, many are advised to avoid the roads completely...

Tag: EXPRESS.CO.UK

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2nd Feb 2021

Top Tip Tuesday taking a theory crossover today into Stopping Distances!
An important one to know whether you're taking the Theory Test, or whether you've been driving years.
https://www.brake.org.uk/.../kno.../speed/stopping-distances

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Stopping distances

Stopping distances

Vehicle speed, crash risk, thinking and braking time...

Tag: BRAKE.ORG.UK

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26th Jan 2021

#TopTipTuesday and Post-Brexit driving
Makes a change from the Covid stuff anyway!
https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/.../brexit-driving

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Driving in the EU after Brexit

Driving in the EU after Brexit

Here's what you need to know about the changes to driving in the EU now that Brexit has happened and the UK has left the EU...

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19th Jan 2021

More #TopTipTuesday and In-Car Tech
Always a bonus when it keeps you safer on the roads!
https://www.brake.org.uk/.../vehicle-safety-technology

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VEHICLE SAFETY TECHNOLOGY from seat belts to driverless cars

VEHICLE SAFETY TECHNOLOGY from seat belts to driverless cars

The technology in our vehicles plays a huge part in the safety of our roads. Modern cars (and other motor vehicles) are designed to protect people in the event of a crash and also to prevent road crashes from happening in the first place...

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12th Jan 2021

Car Maintenence and #TopTipTuesday
Especially in the wake of Covid MOT extensions!
https://www.expressandstar.com/.../nearly-half-of-uk.../

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Speed

Nearly half of UK drivers putting off essential car maintenance in 2020, says study

Some 48 per cent of drivers have delayed repairs or services for their vehicles due to falling average mileages and the MOT extension introduced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic...

Tag: EXPRESSANDSTAR.COM

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5th Jan 2021

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