Tag Archive: roads

  1. Learner Drivers Allowed On Motorways

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    Learner drivers will no longer have to wait until passing their test to practice motorway driving. Learner drivers will no longer have to wait until passing their test to drive on motorways. The change in law is hoped to give new drivers more confidence before … [read more]

  2. Solving the UK Pothole Problem

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    We rely greatly on our roads to get to and from important destinations. That’s why, when they aren’t in good shape potential danger can arise. Recently, the UK has experienced extremely cold weather which has caused damage to our local roads. Potholes are a common … [read more]

  3. A motorcyclist learns a lesson

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    Recently, a motorcyclist has been caught using a James Bond style licence plate to conceal his real licence plate from the police. The culprit orchestrated this all to avoid receiving a speeding fine. Traffic police in Spain discovered the modified license plate fitted to the bike … [read more]

  4. Cyclists and Mobile Phone Use

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    In Australia, cyclists could be slammed with massive on-the-spot fines for using their phones while riding. The new rules mean that fines for cyclists using phones will match those for drivers of other vehicles, and police will have the power to issue them immediately. The … [read more]

  5. UK Weather Causes Roads to Melt

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    Just the other week Brits were basking in one of the longest periods of sun since 1995 with temperatures reaching 30 degrees and above for five days in a row. Whilst many of us welcomed the heat wave, it left many drivers across the UK … [read more]

  6. Blocking Out Temptation of our Phones

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    Using a mobile phone is now branded as an “addiction” in some cases and the number of people using their phone behind the wheel continues to rise. People have a constant urge to keep tabs on what people are saying, doing and posting. Using a … [read more]

  7. Study Highlights The Problem With UK Roads

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    Roads across the UK are facing closure due to their poor condition and lack of maintenance. Potholes being a problem isn’t breaking news, however, a new study conducted by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) has found that approximately one in six roads may need to … [read more]

  8. Learner drivers forced to hit their brakes?

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    The thought of a driving test is enough to muster up significant stress. A pass seemingly hangs in the balance. Coming down to a certain extent to the actions of other drivers and the presence of an instructor analysing your every move; daunting to say … [read more]

  9. The sleeping policeman

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    UK roads have encountered an abundance of nips and tucks throughout the years. Speed bumps adorn the majority of our routes claiming plenty of public notoriety. Whilst some believe they dramatically reduce danger on roads others describe them as nothing more than a hindrance. Leaving … [read more]