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Nev’s Top Tips: 10 Ways to Become a Better Driver

Posted by Admin on July 4, 2019

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10 Ways to Become a Better Driver Whether you have had five collisions or none, everyone can work to become a better driver. Experience may be important when it comes to driving but with time can come complacency. Why not refresh your driving mind by taking a look at Nev’s ten ways to become a better driver. ONE: Time One of the most annoying things about driving these days is getting stuck in traffic and
30 Speed Limit

Over half of drivers exceed 30mph limits, says Government

Posted by Admin on June 28, 2019

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Category: Applied Driving
The Department for Transport (DfT) has released a report on Vehicle Speed Compliance Statistics for 2018. The figures show that over half of drivers exceed the speed limit on 30mph roads.  In 2018, Under free-flowing traffic conditions, 52% of car drivers exceeded the speed limit on 30mph roads with 46% of cars on motorways and 10% on 60mph roads. The government report also found that 5% of car drivers go over the limit by more

Police to Use Mobile Phone Detection Warning Signs

Posted by Admin on April 17, 2019

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New mobile phone detection warning signs are being rolled out by Thames Valley and Hampshire police forces. The system, developed by Westcotec, comprises a sensor capable of detecting vehicles where there are active 2G, 3G and 4G phone signals, and an LED warning sign located a short distance along the road. As long as the activation meets certain pre-determined parameters, the sensor will pick up that a driver is using a phone for calling, text

Nev’s Top Tips: Electric Vehicles

Posted by Admin on April 11, 2019

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The last four years have seen a remarkable surge in demand for electric vehicles in the UK. New registrations of plug-in cars increased from 3,500 in 2013 to more than 206,000 by the end of March 2019. While only around 500 electric cars were registered per month during the first half of 2014, this rose to an average of 5,000 per month during 2018. With the increasing demand for electric vehicles, we thought we would see

1.7m Drivers Speed on Every Journey

Posted by Admin on March 27, 2019

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More than 1.7 million drivers exceed the speed limit on every car journey they make, equates to around 5% of all motorists, according to new research from HPI. The study also revealed that two thirds (68%) of Brits admit to speeding on at least some of their car journeys and a quarter (28%) speed on at least half. The findings also highlighted that there are some major knowledge gaps when it comes to speed limit awareness. Almost three-quarters (72%) of UK drivers don’t know the speed limit of a single carriageway road. Fernando Garcia, consumer marketing director

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