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Ten million drivers have now done retraining courses 12 Feb 2019

The number of road users who have completed a driver retraining course since their introduction in 2010 has topped ten million. Nine million of these have attended a speed aware course, 1.19 millio
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Potholes. Does size matter? 18 Jan 2019

The quickest-acting councils in Great Britain aim to fill in the most severe potholes in their roads within minutes. Cumbria, Flintshire and South Lanarkshire aim to act “immediately” to repair
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Bridge maintenance backlog grows 07 Jan 2019

The one-off cost of clearing the total maintenance backlog for the near 72,000 council-managed road bridges in Great Britain has increased by a third. Analysis by the RAC Foundation of data for the
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Stars or standards? A review of motorcycle protective clothing 03 Jan 2019

Motorcyclists represent an increasing proportion of road crash casualties across the world as the motorcycle fleet grows (WHO, 2015). Helmets are a proven safety measure, credited with reducing rider
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Not all electric cars as rapid as the chargepoints 10 Dec 2018

Widespread confusion over how fast electric vehicles can be ‘refuelled’ could be undermining efforts to provide an adequate public chargepoint network. The latest battery-only cars need only fi
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Parking tickets on private land soar 23 Nov 2018

New data suggests that private parking firms are issuing penalties to drivers at the rate of one every five seconds. Information published by the DVLA shows that in the second quarter of 2018-19 th
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English council parking profits rise again 19 Nov 2018

Councils in England have seen their parking ‘profits’ rise by almost a third (32%) in just four years. In 2017-18, the combined surplus made by the 353 English local authorities was £867 milli
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Weekly fuel fact sheet

Weekly fuel fact sheet
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Pump prices over time

Pump prices over time
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Plug-in car grant claims

Plug-in car grant claims
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices
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Oil price over time

Oil price over time
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Fuel duty and VED revenue

Fuel duty and VED revenue