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Every year, more than one million penalty charge notices are issued to drivers in UK cities for driving in bus lanes.

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Posted 17 April 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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With warmer weather finally on the way, Road Safety GB is urging motorists to watch out for motorbikes on the roads.

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Posted 06 April 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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Councils in England will be given a further £100m to mend the roads in their area following the recent spell of freezing weather.

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Posted 27 March 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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British motorists lost almost a million driving licences last year, according to the DVLA.

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Posted 21 March 2018 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: £19m, Drivers, licences, lost, nearly, replacing, spend

The vast majority of drivers are confused about new taxes on diesel vehicles which come into force next month.

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Posted 15 March 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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The recent cold snap is likely to have damaged the UK's already pothole-ridden roads, says the RAC.

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Posted 12 March 2018 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: after, expected, freezing, More, potholes, temperatures

Driving conditions will be hazardous over the next few days, as the 'Beast from the East' weather front meets Storm Emma.

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Posted 01 March 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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Police have warned that motorists who use e-cigarettes while driving could end up with points on their licence or even a driving ban.

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Posted 26 February 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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Two-thirds of drivers would gamble with their safety by driving through flood water, according to new research.

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Posted 23 February 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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A scheme which has significantly reduced roadwork delays in south-east England is set to be rolled out nationwide.

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Posted 21 February 2018 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: charge, congestion-busting, Government, roadworks, scheme, utilities

The Department for Transport is to look into the issue of graduated driver licensing in the UK, with newly qualified drivers facing certain restrictions after passing their driving test.

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Posted 12 February 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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  • City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department launches campaign to raise awareness of fraudsters selling fake car insurance and warn motorists to ‘Steer Clear of Fraud’

  • Over 850 reports of ghost broking have been reported to Action Fraud in last three years, with reported losses from individuals and organisations totalling £631,000

  • Individual victims of ghost brokers lose on average £769

  • Ghost brokers typically target men in their 20s, using social media

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Posted 06 February 2018 by Charlie North

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The RAC has seen an increase in breakdown call-outs due to pothole damage.

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Posted 01 February 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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Cars and motorcycles will still be required to have their first MOT test at three years, after the government ditched plans to change the wait before the first test to four years.

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Posted 22 January 2018 by Ellie Priestley

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Motorists began the new year paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, according to RAC Fuel Watch data.

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Posted 08 January 2018 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: car, geoffrey, insurance, motor, petrol, prices

Research by vehicle history specialists HPI suggests that many of us have forgotten what we learnt about road signs for the driving test.

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Posted 02 January 2018 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: car, code, dangerous, driving, geoffrey, highway, insurance, motor, signs

The very best times and worst of times – Rick Parfitt Junior looks back on 2017
 

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Posted 18 December 2017 by Ellie Priestley

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More than 11 million motorists think the driving test should be retaken every five years, according to research by Continental Tyres.

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Posted 14 December 2017 by Ellie Priestley

Tags: car, driving, insurance, licence

Here is an example of the award winning personalised video our customers receive using innovative Pitney Bowes EngageOne software.

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Posted 07 December 2017 by Ellie Priestley

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Geoffrey Insurance named as overall winner at Ventana Research Digital Leadership Awards 2017

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Posted 07 December 2017 by Louise Page

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