Three things to consider as a disabled driver before investing in an EV
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Three things to consider as a disabled driver before investing in an EV

Big plans are needed to tackle our carbon emissions, if we are going to meet global environmental targets and fight climate change. Governments worldwide are tackling traffic pollution issues by encouraging the uptake of modern electric vehicles (EVs), instead of traditional petrol and diesel vehicles, as they are much better for the environment. If you

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Elderly drivers are quicker to adapt to EVs than younger motorists
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Elderly drivers are quicker to adapt to EVs than younger motorists

Electric vehicle sales have drastically increased this past year with British drivers buying more EVs in March 2022 alone than in the whole of 2019. In March, British drivers registered nearly 40,000 new electric vehicles and the data marked a 79 percent increase from March 2021 and discovered that battery-powered cars now account for one

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Smartwatch guidance should be added to fleet policies
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Smartwatch guidance should be added to fleet policies

Fleet polices should include guidance on the use of smartwatches and wearables, following changes to the Highway Code. Drivers caught using a hand-held device that can send and receive data whilst driving, including smartphones, sat-navs and tablets can receive an on-the-spot £200 fixed penalty notice and six points on a licence. The changes include the

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Private car ownership is on the decline - is leasing taking over?
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Private car ownership is on the decline – is leasing taking over?

In 2021, London won the unenviable reputation of being the most congested city in the world. As things stand drivers populating the roads of our capital can expect to waste 148 hours at the wheel on average due to blocked-up traffic jams. Not only does this consume motorists’ precious time, but long vehicle queues don’t

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Government confirm the decision not to ban most traditional motorcycle modifications
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Government confirm the decision not to ban most traditional motorcycle modifications

The Government confirm that proposed new vehicle ‘anti-tampering’ regulations won’t ban most traditional motorcycle modifications as originally feared. In a Government consultation document called The Future of Transport Regulatory Review – Modernising Vehicle Standards, the plans first came to light last year. The proposal proved very controversial, as it was worded in a way that

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Public roads to include legalised privately owned e-scooters
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Public roads to include legalised privately owned e-scooters

As part of the Government’s new Transport Bill, privately owned e-scooters will be legalised for use on public and cycle lanes in the UK. Baroness Vere, speaking in the House of Lords, said the Government planned “to create a regulatory framework for smaller, lighter, zero-emission vehicles, sometimes known as e-scooters.” She added: “It is our

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Experts urge not to leave dogs in the car in any types of weather
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Experts urge not to leave dogs in the car in any types of weather

Drivers are being urged to avoid leaving their beloved pet dogs on their own in cars for any amount of time – regardless of the weather. The experts at LeaseCar.uk and its sister site LeaseElectricCar.co.uk have been exploring the changing internal temperatures of a car with different temperatures outside. And the stark message is dogs

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Employers widening access to company cars to drive fleet growth
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Employers widening access to company cars to drive fleet growth

Almost three quarters of fleets (73%) expect their fleet size to stay the same or decrease, according to the 2022 Arval Mobility Observatory Barometer. However, more than one in four respondents (27%) are predicting growth in the number of vehicles they operate during the next three years. The overwhelming reason cited for growth by fleet

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Hay fever sufferers warned penalty points not to be sniffed at
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Hay fever sufferers warned penalty points not to be sniffed at

The Met Office pollen forecast for England and Wales could give hay fever sufferers more than watery eyes this weekend. Pollen predictions show things could get uncomfortable for sufferers on Friday and into Saturday when the pollen count is forecast to jump to ‘high’, after being classed as ‘medium’ for many regions throughout the week.

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