Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses. Neil Greig, Director of Policy and research at IAM RoadSmart has warned the “vast majority” of drivers will not have checked the Highway Code in years and be unaware of […]
A success story for the group. Dave Broughton achieved his goal of joining Blood Bikes after passing the Advanced Riding Test. What make this extra special is that Dave was Jonathan Mean’s first Associate after qualifying as an Observer, and that Dave passed with a F1RST. Well done Jonathan.
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THE story behind mystery road signs and markings that appeared alongside some of Scotland’s best biking routes – and that have been intriguing motorcyclists over the past year – has been revealed by research scientists. It turns out that the features – on roadside poles and on the road surface – are part of a trailblazing new […]
New diesel cars now face higher first-year taxes. This is the latest in a number blows from the authorities against the fuel in recent years, which have left many believing diesel is now running on fumes. With cities across Europe considering bans on older models, the UK Government proposing charging zones for ageing diesel cars […]
Breathalysers must be able to be fitted into all new cars from 2022 following a landmark decision by the European Council. The technology, that could prevent drink-drivers from starting their engines, was approved in March but has only just been rubber-stamped by European officials last week. The UK’s position is yet to be confirmed, but […]
Source: RAC on line. In a recent report, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced it is considering plans to introduce a graduated licence scheme for new drivers. But experts warn that the system – which would include a raft of new restrictions alongside a night-time ban – could put youngsters off driving entirely, severely limiting […]
Source: Mirror on line. Families heading out on staycations and day trips this summer are being reminded to keep an eye on their pets to avoid a hefty ﬁne on the road. As the school holidays kick oﬀ, parents should be aware that travelling with their dog in the passenger seat could risk a £5,000 […]