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UK drivers harbour double standards in driver behaviour

A survey by a motoring assistance organisation reveals the UK motoring public have double standards concerning offences and enforcement. Results of a survey conducted by GEM Motoring Assist confirm we’re a nation guilty of double standards when it comes to …

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Android app warns drivers of blocked roads ahead

A new app for the Android platform from TomTom warns of traffic jams and delays on the road ahead to prepare drivers for the unexpected. In an effort to better inform drivers of what lies ahead and thereby avoid any …

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Red light enforcement to protect busy Dubai intersection

Mesta Fusion radars are being supplied by Morpho to Dubai police to improve safety through red light enforcement at one of the city’s busiest junctions. French security company, Morpho has been selected to supply, install and maintain Mesta Fusion radars …

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Risk factors for teenage drivers

Geico has issued a guide to parents of novice drivers on what factors most influence the chances of teenagers being involved in serious collisions. US insurance company, Geico, has issued advice to the parents of teenage drivers to enable them …

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Most extreme driving offenders in Britain exposed

The IAM exposes the worst collectors of penalty points with some of them sill allowed to continue driving by the courts. The UK’s Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has used a Freedom of Information request on the DVLA to understand …

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UK motorist support for speed cameras waning

IAM survey shows reduced support amongst motorists for the use and extent of speed cameras in identifying offending motorists. A national survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has shown that although most drivers support speed cameras there are …

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Survey gauges acceptance levels of in-car digital speed control

Brake examines potential levels of acceptance for in-vehicle digital speed maps that control maximum car speed based on enforced limits. UK Road safety charity Brake is urging the government to take steps towards introducing Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) on UK …

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New HGV speed limits in force in the UK

Controversial increases in speed limits for large goods vehicles are now in force in England and Wales for roads covered by the national speed limit. Following consultations and an announcement last summer from the Department for Transport (DfT) that the …

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UK to raise HGV speed limit on dual carriageways in 2015

The UK Government will raise the speed limit for heavy goods vehicles on dual carriageways as part of plans to modernise rules relating to freight traffic. Claire Perry, the Transport Minister of the UK Government, announced plans last week to …

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National Teen Driver Safety Week starts in USA

Insurance company GEICO urges teenage drivers in America to exercise caution in four key safety areas as National Teen Driver Safety Week starts in the country. Running from October 19th until the 25th, the USA is running its annual National …

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