Tag Archive: UK

  1. 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]

  2. Driverless Vehicles 10 Years Away

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    Recent research from PA Consulting has indicated that despite a large amount of hype, autonomous vehicles are at least 10 years away from being widely used on UK roads. Whilst the information that they have uncovered indicates that autonomous technology itself is advancing our roads … [read more]

  3. Driving Safely with Pets

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    It’s a common sight to see a furry companion sitting in the backseat of a car or even making the passenger seat their own. It is so common that we even see it on TV and in films. However, did you know that if a … [read more]

  4. 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]

  5. 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]

  6. 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]

  7. Can Dash Cameras Be Used To Reduce Road Crime?

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      Video technology has made significant headway in making our roads a safer place. In this article, we are exploring the truth behind this statement by highlighting some of the benefits dash cameras can have. Watching your unattended vehicle Some dash cameras can be left … [read more]

  8. Driverless Cars Delayed?

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    Many manufacturers have pinned their hopes on 2025 as the launch date for fully autonomous vehicles. Despite significant advances in technology for this to become a reality the roads needed to facilitate them are not up to par. New research from the RAC suggests that … [read more]

  9. 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]

  10. 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]

  11. Speeding Fines Increase

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    Recently, harsher punishments for those caught using a mobile device behind the wheel were made public. However, this isn’t the only change that UK drivers should be expecting this year. The rules on speeding fines will be changing next month. The new guidelines reveal that … [read more]

  12. Couriers and Transporting Dangerous Goods

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    Selecting the right courier is always important but it is even more crucial when it comes to the transportation of dangerous goods. When sending items that could be deemed as dangerous the quality of a couriering service should be assessed to ensure necessary precautions are … [read more]

  13. Non EU Exports

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    When you are sending a shipment having the correct invoice attached is crucial for it to be cleared at customs. One common question arises and that is what is the difference between a commercial invoice and a pro forma invoice? Proforma invoices are written proposals … [read more]

  14. Sharing Our Road

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    The long-standing debate; who truly owns the roads? Is it motorists or cyclists? When mentioned, this quarrel leaves many at loggerheads but it isn’t unexpected. Bikers and motorists are divided on the roads itself and that plays a part in what fuels this fire… The … [read more]

  15. UK’s most wreck less drivers?

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      According to research from the Department For Transport the most hazardous driving on British roads occurs in the suburban area of Hillingdon, within the UB9 postcode alone a staggering 11% of motorists have at least one penalty point tainting their record becoming the worst … [read more]