drug driving

Concern over number of drug drivers

Road Safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried by recent reports


Call to urgently cut drink drive limit

Road Safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist says the UK Government must now accept that the drink drive limit in England and Wales is


Rise in road fatalities shows how much work is needed

Road Safety and breakdown cover specialist GEM Motoring Assist has welcomed the latest road safety data from the UK Department for Transport, showing a 3%


Half of all MOT faults could be avoided with simple checks

New figures show that nearly 50 per cent of all faults found on MOTs last year could have been avoided by routine maintenance such as


Severe weather warning driving tips

The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for heavy rain across the UK. The IAM has some advice on how to keep safe


Keyless car technology a gift for hackers says Tracker

Stolen vehicle recovery expert, TRACKER says that despite attempts to quash new research by scientists that exposes a major security flaw found in car key


Make winter ‘lighter later’ Brake tells Government

As the clocks go back this weekend, people on foot and bike become more vulnerable on our roads, as afternoons become darker. The increased danger


Hit and run driver sentenced after telematics data proves guilt in court

Evidence provided by a telematics device has resulted in a suspended prison sentence for a motorist who ploughed into a pedestrian walking home from a


What does the VW emissions scandal mean for UK garages?

Euro Car Parts, the UK distributor of parts for all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, has asked experts in emissions-related repairs what they


Smoking ban in vehicles when children present includes vans, warns Mercedez-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Vans is reminding all motorists that smoking in a vehicle with children present also applies to vans from this week (1 October 2015). The

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Transport Secretary releases statement on vehicle testing

The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, has released a statement on Volkswagen and vehicle emission testing further to the company’s crisis involving rigged


Brake calls for reintroduction of casualty reduction targets as road deaths and serious injuries rise

Brake, the road safety charity, is calling on the government to show strong leadership and reintroduce causality reduction targets as the Department for Transport publishes


Van excellence encouraged as van use is set to almost double

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) today launches its Van Excellence Report 2015/16 with the message that strong leadership and professionalism are key to improving the


Gas powered vehicles can provide clean air and reduce costs

With clean air plans firmly on the government’s agenda, increasing freight costs and pressure to further reduce CO2 emissions, there has never has there been


Don’t overlook commuter risk, warns AA DriveTech

Companies are being urged to consider the risks that employees face while driving to and from work, as a result of new research commissioned by


Top causes of car journey arguments revealed

Around 14 million cars take to UK roads during a bank holiday, causing traffic mayhem and providing the perfect catalyst for in-car arguments. Ahead of


Top seven apps to help you run your business

Simon Fowler reveals his top seven apps which can help business owners simply increase efficiency from their smartphone. 1. 1Password – The helpful app creates


How will Euro-6 impact you?

With the mandatory introduction of Euro-6 for new LCVs imminent, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has some advice. “With September fast approaching, there


Do you know the six core principles of safe driving?

Brake, the road safety charity, is running a free online training course next month – to help companies improve the safety of their drivers when


Britain still struggling to break the drink drive habit

Brake, the road safety charity, has reiterated its call for a zero-tolerance drink drive limit, in response to government figures showing Britain is still failing

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