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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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Driver Speeding Statistics Revealed
Every summer, the government releases statistics relating to the behaviours of drivers. One particular report focuses on speeding infringements and makes for interesting reading. In 2020, the worst offenders were van dri
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DVSA Announces Changes for Towing a Trailer or Caravan from Autumn 2021
In an effort to combat the driver shortages and free up test availability, DVSA announced a major change due to come in later this year (date TBC). Drivers who passed their Driving Test from 1 January 1997 will now be ab
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Speed Awareness Course Instead of Penalty Points?
The majority of low level motoring offences are dealt with out of Court, but when many drivers are first warned that an offence has been detected, they are confused as to how their offence will be dealt with. The police
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DVSA Operation Targets Van Drivers
DVSA has recently concluded an Operation in Birmingham which targeted vans and other LCVs, resulting in 24 drivers being investigated for prosecution where mechanical defects and other compliance issues have been found.
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Single Justice Procedure Notice
What is a Single Justice Procedure Notice?  The most common way for a motorist to be notified that they have been prosecuted for a driving offence is through the Single Justice Procedure. You will receive a pack through
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I have been charged with an SP30 offence – what does it mean?
You have received a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) or Single Justice Procedure Notice (SJPN) with the offence code SP30. What does this mean? It is an urban myth that the code SP30 relates to an offence of exceedin
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DVSA Extends Licence Expiry Dates
DVLA has recently re-opened its services to non-key workers. In order to keep work load to essential items only, DVLA had previously chosen to reduce the burden by extending the validity of photocard driving licences exp
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Alco-locks in vehicles to prevent rise in drink drive incidents
The most recent figures on drink drive related accidents have been released by the Department for Transport. There were 5890 accidents where the driver was found to be over the drink drive limit, an increase of 3% from t
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Government Announces Travel Strategy in Lockdown Easing
Significant Changes To Highways To Be Introduced Within Weeks The Department for Transport has published a document outlining guidance to the highways authorities who are being asked to make “significant changes to
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