Behind the Headlines: New speeding guidelines explained

Motorway showing a car hogging middle lane

Drivers found guilty of the most serious speeding offences could face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines, but some confusion still surrounds the new law change. Stricter punishment for drivers committing the most serious of offences came into effect on April 24, but this doesn’t necessarily tell the whole story. The decision has been made in an attempt...

If your driving licence is out of date you could be fined £1000

It’s thought that over 2.2 million UK driving licences are out of date, so make sure yours isn’t one of them. According to the DVLA, over 2.2million driving licences are out of date and people don’t know it.  So if you’ve got a photo driving licence, get it out and check the 4b date on it,...

New regulations on child booster seats – facts you NEED to know

New rules stopping younger children using backless booster seats are now in force. But don’t worry, if you currently use a backless booster seat, you won’t face any action or fine, as the legislation only applies to the labelling of new seats on sale now. However, parents are still being urged to invest in high backed...

Tough new penalties for mobile use while driving apply from March 1st

Texting While Driving

Stiffer penalties for motorists caught using mobile phones will come into effect on March 1st as part of a national crackdown. Drivers caught using mobile phones are currently given three penalty points and a minimum fine of £100; but under the new rules, drivers can expect to receive stiffer penalties with six points on their...

What new road tax rules will mean for you

Car Traffic Jam

Under the new rules some car models will cost significantly more to tax each year – and only electric and hydrogen cars will be exempt New tax rules set to come in place from April 1 will significantly increase the amount you’d have to pay on certain models due to a change in the emissions...

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30.3.2017

Behind the Headlines: New speeding guidelines explained

Drivers found guilty of the most serious speeding offences could face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines, but some confusion still surrounds the new law change. Stricter punishment for drivers committing the...

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