Day: 5 November 2019

SUVs second biggest cause of global emissions rise

The increased popularity of SUVs has contributed to them becoming the second largest contributor to an eight-year global emissions rise.  New research has found that, between 2010 and 2018, SUVs more than doubled their market share from 17% to 39%, emitting more than 700 megatonnes of CO2 in the process. According to analysis from The …

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Government to close mobile phone loophole

The government will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while behind the wheel. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced an urgent review to tighten up the existing law preventing hand-held mobile use while driving.  At present, the law prevents drivers from using a hand-held mobile phone …

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