Tag: Midlands traffic and travel
5 months ago
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Drivers can knock £300 off car insurance with overlooked method

Motor insurance is compulsory for every driver but you do have a choice over how much you pay for it - meaning many p...

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5 months ago
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Drivers in certain age group issued '£7,000 to £8,000' warning

Motorists between ages of 17 and 20 are being quoted thousands amid the ongoing Cost of Living crisis, the Guardian n...

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5 months ago
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Government breaks silence on MOT rules changing and 'it means'

The government has broken its silence after proposals to change MOTs were rejected by the Department for Transport am...

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5 months ago
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Warning to millions of drivers heading to Dover from October onwards

Dover could face significant disruption when the EU entry/exit system is introduced unless measures are taken to prev...

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5 months ago
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Hundreds of thousands of drivers ‘wrongly fined' in London Ulez scandal

European Union states accuse Transport for London of huge data breach over clean air zone penalties, with many given ...

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5 months ago
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Millions of drivers could lose driving licence under strict new law

Peter Waddell, a spokesperson from UK leading giant BigWantsYourCar.com warned changes in eyesight tests could see mi...

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5 months ago
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Mayor Andy Street issues update on HS2 northern leg hopes after controversial axe

Construction on Birmingham's Curzon Street HS2 Station got under way today

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5 months ago
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Drivers have £300 added to car insurance after decision and 'it's unfair'

Which? has warned motor insurance customers who buy cover monthly can end up paying hundreds of pounds more than thos...

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5 months ago
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New DVSA driving laws makes it 'more difficult' for some to keep licence

In a bid to make motoring “safer, greener and healthier”, the DVSA are looking to test drivers’ eyesight in different...

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5 months ago
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New driving rules can result in £1,000 fine or prosecution for drivers

Car expert Peter Waddell from UK's leading automotive company BigWantsYourCar.com, has shared the new driving rules

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5 months ago
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Drivers who use Moto, Roadchef and Extra service stations issued big boost

Gridserve is to spend £1 billion on installing more than 1,000 fast chargers at service stations across the country.

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5 months ago
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UK Foreign Office issues Egypt travel warning and says 'there's possibility'

The UK Foreign Office says it "advises against all travel to within 20km of the Egypt-Libya border"

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5 months ago
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Millions of drivers told they'll be exempt from car tax hike in April

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) is set to increase by an eye-watering 10.1 per cent from April 1, seeing the basic rate ris...

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5 months ago
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DVSA rule change could see 17 million drivers lose their licences

The agency, which set the conditions for driving qualifications, has set out proposals to review how drivers' eyesigh...

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5 months ago
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Drivers can knock £127 off car insurance with overlooked method

Prices have increased by 58% in the last year, with three quarters of UK drivers revealing they are paying more than ...

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5 months ago
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Strict new eye test rules could see 17 million drivers taken off road

Experts from LeaseCar.uk warned that drivers who are unable to see well in the dark could have their licence revoked ...

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5 months ago
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AA and RAC issue warning to drivers over problem worst its been for 'five years'

The AA and RAC reported the highest figures for at least five years and criticised local councils and also the govern...

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5 months ago
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FCA announces which car finance deals it's investigating ahead of payouts

The loans in question were taken out by people buying new and secondhand cars, in the form of hire purchase plans or ...

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5 months ago
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Drivers with cold, flu or Covid symptoms face heavy fines 'up to £2,500'

Drivers and motorists who are fighting cold signs and symptoms could be hit with a hefty fine, experts have moved to ...

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6 months ago
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New UK parking rules from 'January 29' and drivers face £100 fines

From Monday, January 29 drivers in Edinburgh will not be allowed to mount the kerb and park on pedestrian pavements, ...

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6 months ago
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New electric and hybrid car VAT rules and 'it's appropriate'

Stalled growth in electric vehicles has been reported

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6 months ago
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New UK car rules from today with £15,000 fines for breaking them

Car brands could be slapped with huge fines from today (Wednesday January 3) as new rules governing the production of...

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6 months ago
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Driver furious after paying Ulez charge but being hit with £559 bill and bailiffs

The motorist, from the Cotswolds, spoke out to the Guardian newspaper's consumer affairs section amid the ongoing Cos...

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6 months ago
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Drivers warned over charge worth 'hundreds' being taken from bank accounts

Which? surveyed nearly 2,000 drivers and six in 10 (60 per cent) found their premiums rose when they last renewed or ...

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6 months ago
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UK airport rule change for passengers with key item 'no longer needed'

Advanced facial recognition set to be used to get into the UK - meaning passports may no longer be needed at Britain'...

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6 months ago
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11 new laws coming in 2024 - from smoking and dog ownership to driving

There are a number of changes and measures being put in place, some starting from as early as January 1.

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6 months ago
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Eight new travel rules and laws for 2024 - affecting UK airports and European destinations

A string of travel rules will take hold in January and in 2024, affecting UK holidaymakers heading to France and the ...

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6 months ago
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Drivers issued £658 warning as certain age group hit by cost of living blow

The average cost of cover for young drivers has risen by £658 year-on-year, with car insurance for young drivers now ...

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6 months ago
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New travel rules for 2024 that Brummies should be aware of - including 100ml liquid change

Travellers from Birmingham and elsewhere in the country should be aware of these new changes

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6 months ago
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Drivers have £178 taken out of bank account after parking in certain spot

Motorists have been issued a warning as certain parking spots in their homes could hike their car insurance costs by ...

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6 months ago
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Christmas bus timetable details as passengers warned of changes

Birmingham bus passengers have been warned to be aware of amended timetables during the festive period

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6 months ago
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Warning to any Birmingham commuter planning to travel during busy Christmas period

Birmingham shoppers and day trippers have been urged to plan ahead amid amended timetables

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6 months ago
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New UK 20mph driving laws from today and motorists face fines for breaking them

Drivers in Wales who break a 20mph speed limit coming into force today face fines after a three-month "grace period" ...

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6 months ago
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New UK motorway rules announced and will stay 'until 2025'

National Highways announced on Thursday that extra emergency stopping areas will be installed on 11 smart motorway se...

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6 months ago
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Warning issued to anybody who drives on smart motorways and it could be fatal

Drivers and motorists have been warned they are THREE TIMES more likely to die or have an injury on smart motorways, ...

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6 months ago
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Warning to every diesel or petrol car owner over electric vehicle switch

The Guardian newspaper has busted the myths around EVs amid a surge in popularity, and claims motorists and drivers o...

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6 months ago
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Warning to rail passengers who buy food at any of 2,367 UK train stations

The regulator says more competition is crucial to bring benefits to passengers and taxpayers.

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6 months ago
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£6.45 warning issued to train passengers who buy rail tickets online

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) said the companies must ensure their booking or finder's fees are included within u...

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7 months ago
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UK households with a car face £10,000 fines over mistake in winter

Motorists are being warned to ensure their tyres are pumped up and ready to go - or else they risk jaw-dropping and e...

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