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What Are the Laws on Electric Scooters? What Do I Do if I Have Been Charged with an Offence on an Electric Scooter?
You are allowed to own an electric scooter- but there are limitations. You can own, rent, hire, buy and sell electric scooters. You can ride these on private land. It is not legal to ride privately owned e-scooters on pu
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Changes to the Highway Code 2022
The Highway Code has been amended, with changes effective from 29 January 2022. The overriding basis of the changes is to ensure that, ‘those who can do the greatest harm to others to have a higher level of responsibil
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Long Time Learner – Learner Drivers Facing More Misery
Learner drivers have faced costly and frustrating delays in accessing tests since the COVID pandemic began. Prior to the Lockdown measures, around 1.6 million tests took place year on year, this dropped to just 436,000 i
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Changes Coming to the Rules on Using Mobile Telephones Whilst Driving
    The laws around mobile telephone usage whilst driving are about to be tightened in 2022. It is already illegal to text or make a phone call using any handheld device whilst driving. It is also going to become i
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Dogs and Cars – Don’t Let your Hound Lead you to a Prison Cell!
Britain has always been a nation of dog lovers and during the Covid-19 pandemic dog ownership rose dramatically during the lockdown. So what are the rules on transporting your hound? What does the law say? Rule 57 of The
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Drink Driving 101
As another celebrity is charged with drink driving, the question as to whether the law is too soft arises. Should there be a zero tolerance approach or is it a Public Heath matter where more awareness and education would
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Section 172 Notice – Do I Have to Name the Driver of My Car?
If your car is involved in a driving offence a section 172 notice is provided with the Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) for the driving offence, this usually comes in the post. The s.172 is the requirement to provide
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15 Frequently Asked Questions About Speeding
     1. What is the national speed limit? The maximum speed limit of a single carriageway road is 60mph. On dual carriageway roads and motorways it is 70mph. The national speed limit road sign is a white circle with a
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Motoring Offences – Special Reasons or Exceptional Hardship – Which One Applies to Me?
When are Special Reasons or Exceptional Hardship relevant? If you have committed an offence carrying penalty points you may be able to use one or both of these arguments before the Court. You must plead Guilty to the off
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GB Sticker Changing to UK Sticker for Cars Travelling Abroad after 28th September 2021
As of the 28 September 2021 the national identifier for all UK registered vehicles who travel abroad will change. The national identifier is the sticker or emblem placed on the rear of the vehicle which clearly identifie
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