Archive for Quirky Bits

Are you retweeting the Highway Code?

The Highway Code joins Twitter and Facebook

Government slashes motoring red tape

Government slashes motoring red tape Drivers are to be released from reams of red tape currently required by government. As a result of the Road Transport Red Tape Challenge – the government wide process to get rid of unnecessary, burdensome and overcomplicated regulation – the Department for Transport is: Scrapping the regulation requiring motorists to […]

Traffic signs updated, clutter and red tape reduced in biggest signs review in 40 years

Unnecessary Whitehall bureaucracy will be tackled and costs for councils reduced following the biggest review into Britain’s traffic signing system for 40 years, announced today by Transport Minister Norman Baker.

Crackdown on uninsured driving gets underway

New laws to tackle uninsured driving have been enforced from. Under the new Continuous Insurance Enforcement law it’s an offence to be the keeper of an uninsured vehicle, rather than just to drive when uninsured. Registered keepers identified as having an uninsured vehicle will be sent a letter telling them that their vehicle appears to […]

Motorists warned to get insured ahead of crackdown

Motorists warned to get insured ahead of crackdown courtesy of the DSA

Should we all be using cold weather tyres?

Should we all be using cold weather tyres? In many parts of mainland Europe where winter weather conditions are generally more severe and more predictable than in the UK it is common practice, or even a legal requirement, for drivers to keep two sets of wheels and tyres – a set of ‘summer’ tyres and […]

Independent Driving (a week on)

Kids Drive us to Distraction

Children are a bigger distraction than mobile phones

Fleet News Feb 2009 Announced BSM having been sold again

BSM sold again

ADI in Staffs

ADI in Staffs given a six month suspended sentence