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Are there enough public chargepoints to meet current and future EV demand?
Eco-Driving

Are there enough public chargepoints to meet current and future EV demand?

The creation of a robust, reliable, and fit for purpose public charging infrastructure that enjoys the full confidence of EV drivers is central to mainstream …

Driving test

New theory test app rewards learner drivers

A new Theory Test revision App has launched that not only rewards learners for revising but also gives their Theory Test fee back if they …

Nearly 90% of drivers break speed limit in 20mph residential areas
Driver Behaviour

Nearly 90% of drivers break speed limit in 20mph residential areas

As many as 87% of Britain’s car drivers routinely break the speed limit in 20mph residential areas, according to the latest figures from the Department …

DIA Academy

The home of learning and professional development for driver and rider trainers

Small SUV

An eye-catching look

The Peugeot 208 offers efficiency, peerless reliability and an enjoyable drive

Hatchback

A return to form

The world’s best-selling car is better than ever, as the Toyota Corolla offers efficiency, peerless reliability and an enjoyable drive

Small SUV

The Puma is back

The Ford Puma is back – the small, sporty coupe is now a stylish, practical compact SUV that’s good to drive, but lacks cabin space.

The Fiesta is good fun and remains a solid buy
Hatchback

Fun Fiesta

The Fiesta is good fun and remains a solid buy, despite increasingly strong competition.

City car

Fun and frugal

It’s stylish, fun, and cheap to run, but the Toyota Aygo faces some formidable rivals.

Small SUV

Pleasant Arona

The SEAT Arona is a well-rounded small SUV, with refined engines and generous standard equipment.

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