Some insurance providers are comparing a driver’s speed against average speeds of experienced motorists to determine if they’re going too fast, even if it’s much slower than the limit dictates.
They are comparing a new licence holder’s speed against the average speeds of more experienced motorists to determine if they’re travelling too fast – mainly on ‘rural’ A and B roads.
Source: Insurers could penalise young drivers below speed limit | Daily Mail Online
A NEW study has sensationally claimed that motorists’ concentration is so impaired while using a mobile phone behind the wheel – it creates 105 opportunities for a road user to inadvertently kill themselves.
Source: Doing THIS while driving makes you 100 times more likely to have a fatal car accident | Cars | Life & Style | Express.co.uk
Apple announced that it is launching the ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ feature as part of the iOS 11 update, during its WWDC conference in San Jose yesterday.
Source: Apple is adding ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ feature | Daily Mail Online
Scientists say reaction times are affected equally badly whether the driver is using a hands-free kit or holding a phone to their ear – or even simply chatting to a passenger.
Source: Hands-free doubles the risk while driving | Daily Mail Online
LEARNER drivers in the UK will have to master a host of new skills in order to successfully pass the DVLA test.
Source: New driving test – Learner drivers must learn to use Sat Nav under new rules | Cars | Life & Style | Express.co.uk
THOUSANDS of motorists are caught each year by police after using their mobile phones at the wheel. Despite several high-profile campaigns and the government raising the fine of being caught to £20…
Source: Is it illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, what is the fine and how many points do you get on your licence?
The Crit-Air scheme now in force in Paris requires all vehicles to display a round sticker in the windscreen to confirm which emissions group the vehicle fits into.
Source: Paris introduces a new eco-sticker system for vehicles | Daily Mail Online
The time new cars are allowed on the road before being tested could rise under government proposals.
Source: Four-year MOT exemption for new cars proposed – BBC News
As figures show a sharp fall in fines for using mobile phones while driving, the RAC warns motorists are “no longer fearing punishment”.
Source: Drivers ‘no longer fear punishment’ for mobile phone use – BBC News