'Creepy' child shaped bollards creating a scare for motorists
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‘Creepy’ child-shaped bollards creating a scare for motorists

Child-shaped bollards are terrifying motorists in a quiet village. The bizarre pavement decoration emerged this weekend after someone posted it online after driving through Stoney Stanton. The child-shaped bollards are painted in a semi-realistic manner to urge motorists to be more careful behind the wheel. Stoney Stanton Parish Council and the local school installed them

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Almost three quarters of drivers claim to almost have had a car crash
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Almost three quarters of drivers claim to almost have had a car crash

Nearly three-quarters of drivers in the UK claim they have had a near-miss where they came close to having a car accident. Nextbase, a dash cam manufacturer, surveyed 2,000 drivers, with 72 per cent reporting a near-miss. 36 per cent of these believe their near-miss accident would have been fatal to someone involved. Seeing 14

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Retail car sales and EV demand hold firm despite economic headwinds
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Retail car sales and EV demand hold firm despite economic headwinds

Private new car sales remained robust in July despite economic headwinds says The Car Expert following the publication of the latest market data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT). While retail sales have held up relatively well throughout the year, the interest rate hike announced today jumping to 1.75% is likely to impact the

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Postcode lottery for EV drivers without off-street parking
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Postcode lottery for EV drivers without off-street parking

Stark regional variations in the proximity of public electric vehicle (EV) charge points to drivers without off-street parking have been highlighted in a new report. The new research from Field Dynamics, in partnership with Zap-Map, shows that the percentage of households without the space to charge at their own property, but who live within five

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'Ready to Pass?' has launched
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‘Ready to Pass?’ has launched

Recently, DVSA launched ‘Ready to Pass?’, a campaign which aims to increase the pass rate for the driving test and bring waiting times down. DVSA’s research also shows: 1 in 10 people say the main reason they failed their test was because they were too nervous 1 in 5 people say the main reason they

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Highway Code: updated sentences for driving offences
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Highway Code: updated sentences for driving offences

The Highway Code has been updated following a change in the law that affects the sentences for some driving offences. The updates are to the penalties for: causing death by dangerous driving causing death by careless driving under the influence of drink or drugs The maximum sentence for both offences has increased from 14 years’

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The cars with the highest MOT pass rates revealed
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The cars with the highest MOT pass rates revealed

Picking out your first car is a very exciting and pivotal moment in your driving journey. You’ve finished your driving lessons and just got your pristine shiny full licence, and now you want the car to help you exercise your newfound freedom. With the sheer number of vehicle choices out there, it can certainly be

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