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|Driving on medication has its risks|
|29th June 2012|
|Now that summer has arrived, one-fifth of Brits that suffer from hay fever will be reaching for medication to help them cope with their symptoms, but they should be wary of getting behind the wheel after taking them.|
Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning that medicines...
|Advanced driving courses boost road safety|
|27th June 2012|
|Motorists that choose to go beyond the standard learner test to do an advanced course make for safer drivers, according to new research.|
The study by Jean Hopkin Research Associated revealed that improved awareness of other drivers, road conditions, as well as hazards was evidenced by i...
|Brits encouraged to claim compensation|
|20th June 2012|
|The need to reform the compensation culture in the UK has been highlighted by a new survey that indicates how many Brits are encouraged to seek payments through unsolicited contact, according to a new report.|
A survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) found that ...
|Unlikely causes for company car crashes|
|15th June 2012|
|It's not wet conditions and high-speed motorways that are more likely to cause company car drivers to crash, but rather clear skies, A-roads and car parks, a new report reveals.|
The survey by Total Accident Management found that more than half (53 per cent) of company car accidents ...
|Fewer drivers sent to court for motoring offences|
|14th June 2012|
|The number of motoring offences that have been taken to magistrates' court has dropped by more than a tenth in one year.|
According to figures from the Ministry of Justice's Overview of the Criminal Justice System in 2011 - Motoring statistical tables, around one million cases we...
|Tougher penalties wanted for mobile phone users|
|12th June 2012|
|There should be tougher penalties handed out to mobile phone users so that the punishment is a greater deterrent for potential offenders, according to a new survey of British motorists.|
GEM Motoring Assist conducted the poll, finding that many drivers feel that the current penalty of a &pou...
|North London boroughs have worst roads|
|8th June 2012|
|A pair of boroughs in north London have been revealed as the two areas where roads are in most need of maintenance, according to new data.|
The Department for Transport revealed that 20 per cent of principal roads in Haringey and 17 per cent in Camden are in need of repair.
|Watch out for children over the half-term|
|2nd June 2012|
|As next week's half-term fast approaches, motorists are being cautioned by a road safety charity to slow down for children.|
Brake is urging drivers to watch out for kids on bicycle and foot over the week-long school holiday, as research from the charity reveals the extent of speedin...
|AA seeks to appease victims of uninsured drivers|
|1st June 2012|
|The AA is seeking to address losses faced by car insurance customers involved in collisions with uninsured drivers.|
Estimates suggest collisions with uninsured drivers cost the industry around £380 million per year.
AA insurance is offering customers a new deal that will ...
|A million Brits admit to driving under the influence of drugs|
|1st June 2012|
|Over one million Brits admit to driving under the influence of drugs, according to a leading motoring charity.|
A spokesperson for the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) explained that around 750,000 individuals have driven under the influence of cannabis and 370,000 after taking clas...