We’re here to help keep you on the road…

We’re here
to help keep you
on the road...
Slide One
Slide Two
Slide Three
Slide Four
Follow us on Twitter
Like us on Facebook
Connect with us on Linkedin
Email us!

Blog

Introduction of smart tachographs confirmed for 2019

The introduction of smart tachographs in new vehicles has been confirmed for June 2019. Over six million trucks and buses across the EU are fitted with tachographs, and it is hoped that the new smart devices will reduce the administrative process and tampering of current digital tachographs. Existing digital tachographs …


Read full story »

Tougher new laws touted for new drivers

Last week, following questions from Labour MPs in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Theresa May suggested that the Government could revisit plans for a graduated licence whereby new drivers would be subject to strict restrictions during the first two years on the road. Currently the laws relating to new …


Read full story »

DVSA gain the power to issue on the spot fines increases

As of 1st February, DVSA officers now have the power to issue up to 5 fixed penalties at the roadside for offences over the last 28 days. A single fixed penalty is charged at £300 meaning that £1500 can be imposed on a single occasion. Although the new powers came …


Read full story »

The Facts Surrounding a Revocation of a Driving Licence on Medical Grounds

The Secretary of State for Transport has the power to grant, refuse or revoke a driving licence depending on the physical and mental fitness of the driver. All decisions in relation to assessing this are carried out through the DVLA and, as such decisions have the potential to seriously impact …


Read full story »

Department for Transport confirm MOT test will stay at three years

A car’s first MOT test will stay at three years as confirmed by the Department for Transport yesterday following a public consultation to gauge the opinion about extending a car’s first roadworthiness test to four years. Since 1967, the law has been that all new cars must undergo an MOT …


Read full story »

Drivers could face £100 penalty for ignoring Smart Motorway lane closures

Drivers are now coming to terms with the Smart Motorway concepts. The variable speed limits were initially seen by many as unenforced temporary limits, until the high volume of speeding penalties issued with high frequency quickly brought the message that these are enforced with vigour. In addition to the variable …


Read full story »

Do you know your limits?

When most people pass their driving test, they will have use of a car or bike and never really go back to refresh their memory over the driving rules and regulations throughout the decades of driving. It can lead to inadvertent errors and pesky penalty points being endorsed on a …


Read full story »

To stay road legal, clear the snow before you go!

The snow earlier this month brought smiles to the faces of children everywhere but road users may not have been quite so pleased to wake up to a white blanket covering the country. When you’re getting ready to venture out remember- to stay road legal, you need to clear the …


Read full story »

Drink driving at Christmas- don’t fall foul of the law

Every year we see a spike in the number of clients attending Court for drink drive related offences. Don’t be another statistic and ruin your holiday season by falling foul of the law, by following our simple advice: There is no consistent safe limit of alcohol which will keep you …


Read full story »

Driving home for Christmas? Make sure your vehicle is Winter ready

Slade have made their annual return to our radios and there’s a festive chill in the air. The shops are stocked with toys, gift sets and our favourite seasonal foods and everyone is just that little bit merrier knowing that the holiday season is upon us! On the run up to Christmas …


Read full story »