New consultation for changes to the laws surrounding dangerous cycling opened on 12th August and will run until 5th Nov, with the aim to seek views on whether convictions of dangerous cycling activity should result in offences of causing death or serious injury by dangerous careless cycling.
It doesn’t matter whether you drive for business or pleasure, the roads are a busy place to be! It’s a sad fact of life that the risk of being in an accident remains a prominent one, so it’s best to protect yourself as much as possible in the likelihood of having to make an insurance claim in the future.
The latest EU nitrogen oxide emissions standard, Euro VI, is due to come into law on Feb 19th 2019 and from that date, any haulage vehicles that do not meet this standard will be see 20% added to their road tax. This penalisation may see smaller companies struggling in what are already hard times for some in the sector
It’s common knowledge that if you are caught illegally driving in a bus lane you will be subject to a £90 fine (a Bus Lane Penalty Charge Notice, to be precise), but where do motorists stand if road layouts have recently been changed?
With speeding fines at an all time high, is it fair for the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead on road parking to call for motorists to be fined for even going 1mph over the speed limit (and, is it even possible to enforce?)