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  • Highlights of the Autumn Budget Statement

    - 17.12.15

    Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his planned Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 25th November, announcing the biggest increase in capital spending at the Department of Transport ‘in a generation’! £61bn for transport infrastructure The Autumn Statement included an increase of 50% in the Department of Transport’s annual capital spending budget, rising to £61bn, which Mr Osborne said was to going to be used to “invest in the roads Britain needs”.

  • ‘Gone in seconds…’ a new campaign to target uninsured drivers

    - 17.09.15

    The Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) has announced a new campaign to tackle the increasing number of uninsured drivers on British roads.

  • Paper licences are no more

    - 19.06.15

    On June 8th, the paper counterpart driving licence became obsolete and, like the paper tax disc before it, the counterpart licence has been replaced by a fully digital system.

  • Avoid a shock when renting a car on holiday

    - 29.05.15

    Just as we’re getting used to checking in online for our flights without the hassle of printing online boarding cards at our hotels to get home again, the government has introduced another change to further complicate our holiday plans.

  • DVLA clamps down on car tax

    - 29.05.15

    As you are probably aware, the DVLA introduced significant changes to the car tax system last October, including abandoning the old paper tax discs and introducing the option of paying monthly by direct debit.

  • The roads to power

    - 28.04.15

    With the election just around the corner, it’s time for the major parties to set out their stall and tell hard pressed motorists exactly what they are going to do to make our driving lives easier.

  • Budget update: motorists are saving £10 - or are they?

    - 23.03.15

    With the general election so close, it was no surprise that the Chancellor, George Osborne, was framing today’s Spring Budget Statement in sound bites.

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