More figures roll in showing an increase in arrests being made for motorists drinking and driving this Christmas.
Even before we’d reached December Notts police were exasperated by the numbers breaking the law.
But now Hampshire force has released some figures, three weeks after launching its Op Holly campaign. Read Full Article »
It’s almost Christmas and what better way for the industry to celebrate its first austerity-fuelled yuletide than to announce plans to close 39 DVLA offices and put at risk 1,200 jobs. Read Full Article »
Campaigns whirr into action, hard-hitting adverts fill the space normally taken up by d-list celebs flogging cheap canapés and harrowing testimonies fill newspaper column inches.
But for all the effort and investment that goes into telling us all drinking and driving go together like Jeremy Clarkson and The One Show, police figures appear to show we are driving after drinking more alcohol than ever. Read Full Article »
From 1st January the MoT test is changing to reflect advances in vehicle technology.
The additional mandatory checks will affect all vehicles and include areas such as brakes, lighting and on-board electrical safety systems.
They have come about because of new European requirements on roadworthiness and vehicle owners need to be aware of what this means for them because ignoring a warning light may no longer get you through an MoT test. Read Full Article »