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Annual MOTs to Be Scrapped, Motorists Face Increased Bills

The new plans to be made by the Government could result in the cost to the UK being almost 1.5 billion if the plans go ahead. Government claims that reducing annual MOTs could reduce the financial burden on motorists. However, a recent report by Pro-MOTe-“A cost too far” – reveals research that estimates the average motorist…

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Drivers Caught Drug Driving to Face Imprisonment

Plans to fine and imprison drivers who are caught drug driving are now underway. Drivers found to have taken drugs whilst driving will face a prison sentence of up to six months and will be fined of up to £5,000 under the new legislation. Offenders will also face an automatic driving ban.

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Recent survey reveals 50% of Drivers Dial and Drive

A new campaign ‘drive smart’ is soon to be launched by road safety charity Brake,  following a recent survey that revealed almost 50% of motorists who participated admitted risking their own lives and others’ safety by chatting on the phone whilst driving.

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Woman Escapes Death From Overturned Lorry

A female driver had a miracle escape yesterday after an overturned lorry weighing 40-tonne crushed her car. The lorry flipped on its side blocking all three lanes for more than eight hours, forcing thousands of motorists to take alternative routes. Miraculously the woman walked away from the accident with minor cuts to her hands. The accident happened yesterday…

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Tougher Calls Made to Reduce Cannabis Drug Driving

Every thirty seconds someone, somewhere in the world is killed in a car crash. Road safety charity, ‘Brake’ has tirelessly campaigned and worked extremely hard to win the backing and support of the Government to move more swiftly towards creating a zero tolerance towards drink and drug driving in the UK. As a personal injury…