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UK POLICE TO CRACKDOWN ON MOBILE PHONE USE BEHIND THE WHEEL

The BBC reported that this week, police forces across England and Wales will be conducting a week-long crackdown on road users found to be using their mobile phones. This comes alongside plans to increase penalty points and fines for those caught using a handset at the wheel. RED Driving School CEO Ian McIntosh says on […]

Car Tax Goes Digital

It’s the end of the road for paper tax discs, as the DVLA replaces them with digital records in order to cut costs for drivers. The move comes as part of the Department for Transport’s pledge that the government will make transport more cost effective, made following 2013’s Motoring Services Strategy consultation. Changing the Law […]

Is your car insured?

Take note! As of Monday, 20th June, a change in the law will mean it will be illegal to keep an uninsured vehicle, opposed to just driving when uninsured.  The only exception is for a car that has a valid Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN). The reason for this is that uninsured drivers cause 160 […]

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