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Driving licence renewal

Is your license up to date? According to recently released figures, there are a possible 2.2 million driving licences in the UK that have expired and the drivers owning them could be unaware and driving illegally.  On a recent TV show, This Morning the money expert, Martin Lewis warned that drivers should check their licenses or they could face a fine...

Weekly Rest Period Details from the EU

A new statement has been issued by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice regarding the 45-hour weekend break taken by EU drivers.  The break cannot be counted as a 'rest' period for tachograph and EU drivers' hours regulations if it has be be taken in the vehicle.  A 45-hour 'rest' period should be in a hotel/motel room...

Driving Licence Codes - all is revealed

There is a lot of extra info on your driving licence and it is worth paying attention to some of them, for example, did you know a 108 means there is a minimum age requirement? Or that 115 is an organ donor? or that a 78 means it is restricted to automatics?  For the full list, check out the info...

New Road Safety Strategy needed

The latest release of the statistics on road deaths due to traffic accident sadly show little improvement and RoSPA is calling on the Government to develop a comprehensive Road Safety Strategy. Although there has been a small decrease from 2014 in both fatalities and serious injuries it appears that the difference is stagnating, as apposed to the significant decreases reported...