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Thousands of learners taking six or more driving tests 27 Nov 2022

Tens of thousands of people are taking driving tests each year which are their sixth or greater attempt to pass. Data from the Department for Transport shows that in the 12 months to the end of Mar
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Pump price gap hits new high 20 Nov 2022

The price gap between a litre of diesel and petrol has hit a new high with diesel now almost 25p more expensive. According to the latest government data, diesel has an average UK price of 188.9p per
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VED to be levied on battery-powered cars 17 Nov 2022

Owners of electric cars are set to start paying Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) from 2025, the chancellor has announced in the Autumn Statement. New zero emission cars registered on or after 1 April 2025
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Study confirms benefits of graduated driver licensing 14 Oct 2022

Graduated driver licensing (GDL) can improve road safety whilst having minimal impact on new drivers’ access to education, employment and social activities. GDL imposes some limited restrictions
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Development and deployment of self-driving vehicles 12 Oct 2022

Ensuring the roadworthiness of self-driving technology will be one of the key challenges to ensuring the success and safety of autonomous vehicles, the RAC Foundation has warned. In its evidence to
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CIHT road safety award win 03 Oct 2022

A programme designed and evaluated by Elizabeth Box, research director of the RAC Foundation and doctoral researcher at Cranfield University, has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Highways
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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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Motoring price index

Motoring price index
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Plug-in vehicles on the road

Plug-in vehicles on the road
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New car mileage

New car mileage
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Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices

Wholesale fuel prices v pump prices