Disabled Motoring UK – November 2018 news

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DVLA Set to make £16.2 Million From Sales of Vehicle Keeper Records

DVLA Set to make £16.2 Million From Sales of Vehicle Keeper Records

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

According to a study conducted by the motoring magazine, Auto Express the DVLA is set to receive £16.2 million this year by selling vehicle keeper records to private parking companies for £2.50 each.

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Police Crackdown on Uninsured Drivers

Police Crackdown on Uninsured Drivers

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Police forces across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be launching a crackdown to tackle the problems caused by uninsured drivers.

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The Strategic Roads User Survey

The Strategic Roads User Survey

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The independent research organisation, Transport Focus, has recently released the latest version of the Strategic Roads User Survey (SRUS). The survey involves collecting the views of 8000 motorists from around the UK. 

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Luton Airport Changes Policies Following Threat of Legal Action

Luton Airport Changes Policies Following Threat of Legal Action

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Luton Airport improves its polices regarding the provision of mobility equipment for disabled people following the threat of legal action.

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Accessible Shopping Day

Accessible Shopping Day

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Many of the UK’s major retailers are backing the idea of an accessible shopping day which has been termed ‘Purple Tuesday’. This day, which will see retailers introduce new measures to make their shops more accessible to disabled customers, is set to take place on 13th November 2018 and every retailer taking part will be required to make at least one permanent change to improve its accessibility.

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Speeding Offences Rife

Speeding Offences Rife

Monday, November 12th, 2018

New data issued by the Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed that many British drivers are not deterred from speeding, particularly when driving in areas with lower speed limits.

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Drivers Urged to be More Aware of Cyclists

Drivers Urged to be More Aware of Cyclists

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Drivers are being warned that they could receive a fine of £100 and three penalty points on their driving licence if they stray into cycle boxes at junctions.

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Hit and Run Crash Cases Rising

Hit and Run Crash Cases Rising

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

According to a BBC Investigation the amount of hit-and-run crashes on Britain’s roads increased by 45% between 2013 and 2017.

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Autumn Budget 2018

Autumn Budget 2018

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

On 29th October the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, made this year’s Autumn Budget announcement. The Chancellor revealed that the government plans to spend a vast sum of money on improving the state of Britain’s roads. He also outlined a number of planned changes to Universal Credit which he hopes will help the government to introduce the new benefit as smoothly as possible.

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