Tag Archives: government
Bridgestone boss Robin Shaw.

Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Potholes

New app should help with potholes menace

The Cyclists Touring Club (CTC) and the Government has joined forces to extend the CTC’s pothole reporting app from the iPhone to the Android platform.

2 Comments Continue Reading →
Young driver

Young drivers may get better insurance deals

THE Government has announced plans aimed at young drivers by revealing plans for a Green Paper on improving their safety and reducing risk. Young motorists could benefit from improved training and lower insurance premiums. The proposals were unveiled at a summit for the motor insurance industry, hosted by the Department for Transport. Representatives from the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
NissanLeaf

What would happen if every car were electric?

ELECTRIC cars are often being heralded as the future of motoring as fuel supplies continue to dwindle. This has led to most of the governments in the developed world encouraging the adoption of environmentally friendly vehicles through tax breaks. The UK is no exception to this, but what would actually happen if every driver in […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →