The penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone behind the wheel have increased today to 6 points and £200 fine. This means that new drivers (within 2 years of passing their practical test) will automatically lose their licence. https://www.theaa.com/driving-advice/legal/mobile-phones
It has been revealed that Exeter has the worst traffic congestion in the UK – with an average speed of 4.6mph. http://www.devonlive.com/average-speed-through-exeter-is-4-6mph-as-city-is-named-worst-for-traffic-in-uk/story-30149035-detail/story.html
The consultation on allowing learner drivers on motorways has now ended. The government will now review the results and reach a decision. Laws will need to be amended before learners can drive on motorways.
Top tips on how to reduce the risk of your vehicle failing a MOT. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/mot-fails-could-be-avoided-by-basic-car-maintenance?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.page&utm_campaign=postfity&utm_content=postfityfc6f1
A step towards banning petrol and diesel cars? Will the UK follow suit? http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/ireland-votes-to-become-first-country-in-the-world-to-stop-investing-in-fossil-fuels_uk_588f05c4e4b077309837d99d?