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Transport Secretary Sets Out Five Key Priorities for Transformational Overhaul

Newly appointed Transport Secretary, Louise Haigh, has promised to deliver the most significant overhaul to transport in a generation, outlining five strategic priorities that will drive the Department for Transport (DfT) into a new era. The ambitious plan is underscored by the department’s new motto: “Move fast and fix things.” Immediate Action on Key Priorities On her first day, Haigh convened with officials to kickstart reforms across the department. The focus areas include rail reform, bus power devolution, nationwide infrastructure enhancement, and long-term road maintenance support for local authorities. Addressing DfT staff on Monday, 8 July 2024, Haigh detailed her …

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Driver Behaviour

5% of drivers risk fines by using mobile phones when undetected

According to a recent report, 5% of drivers are inadvertently breaching the law by using a mobile phone when they believe they won’t be detected. ...
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Cars

How to clean your car to achieve the ‘new car’ shine and smell

Between leftover drive-through cups, accidental spills by little ones, and exposure to the elements, keeping a car looking its best can be tricky. In fact, ...
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Dangerous Driving

‘Morning After’ drink drive warning to football fans

With pubs across England and Wales staying open until 1am on Wednesday night, football fans are being warned not to drive on Thursday morning if ...

Latest Features

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Dangerous Driving

Road Risk in the Home Delivery Sector

Howard Redwood and Mark Jaffe talk about how gig economy's home delivery drivers face safety risks due to inadequate training and time pressures, highlighting the need ...
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Business advice

Driving Success with TikTok

Matt Rathbone highlights how instructors can take advantage of the popular social media for their business.
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Dangerous Driving

Contributory Negligence in Pedestrian Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs)

Tom Harrington looks into contributory negligence being prevalent in pedestrian road traffic accidents, impacting damages and costs, often difficult to predict accurately.
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Driving test

Top 10 UK driving test centres with the highest pass rate

The team at MoneyBarn share their results of research looking into the driving test centres with the highest pass rate.

Latest Opinion

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Driver Behaviour

Driving The Agenda

Edmund King shares The AA's own Motoring Manifesto.
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Dangerous Driving

Driving Safely: A Proposal for Better Drivers

Kevan Chippindall-Higgin talks about retaining best practices and ensuring road safety through testing and renewal.
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Driving test

The increasing issue of cheating in driving theory tests

Edmund King talks about how reports of cheating in driving theory tests have tripled.
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Business advice

The Spring Budget

Keith Halstead highlights the Spring Budget talking about NIC cuts, ISA, tax changes, and profession regulation.
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Coaching

3 Motorcycle Training Exercises To Keep Riders Sharp

Phoenix Motorcycle Training talk about how regular training exercises are crucial to prevent complacency and keep your motorcycling skills sharp.
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Driver Training

Analyse this

We go through the process of hierarchical task analysis when preparing for teaching a particular driving skill.
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Coaching

Just Like Riding a Bike: Do You Need a Motorcycle Refresher Course?

Phoenix Motorcycle Training mention how a motorcycle refresher course helps regain skills and confidence on the road.
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Coaching

Trail Riding Motorcycle vs Road Motorcycle: Which is Better?

Phoenix Motorcycle Training talks about trail-riding motorcycles vs road motorcycles: exploring the differences in design, suspension, and riding experience.

Latest Reviews

Electric Car

The All-Electric Ford Explorer 2024

The Ford Explorer is Ford’s second electric car with great looks and a good range, so how does it shape up against the many other ...
Hybrid

Nissan gives its Qashqai a facelift and some new tech

Nissan has given its Qashqai a facelift and introduced new technology, while the e-Power engine continues to serve as a transitional step between petrol and ...
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SUV Crossover

The Hyundai Tucson combines practicality with style and quality

Read all about the Hyundai Tucson, this latest generation of the popular mid-sized SUV combining practicality with a new-found sense of style and quality.
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Electric Car

Will the Peugeot 3008 continue to be a success?

The all-new Peugeot 3008 is an electric reimagining of the popular 3008 small SUV. With its own unique style it makes an intriguing alternative to ...
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