A warning has been issued to motorists regarding a new insurance scam, dubbed â€˜flash for cashâ€™, whereby rogue drivers bait other motorists at junctions by flashing their headlights encouraging them to pull out. Upon pulling out of the junction the unsuspecting victim is then crashed into on purpose with the perpetrator then denying they flashed […]
Monthly Archives: August 2013
Road Rage Rebels Revealed by New Study
According to a new study of Britainâ€™s motorists, men driving blue BMWâ€™s are the UKâ€™s most aggressive drivers. The study claims that men driving blue BMWâ€™s specifically are more prone to road rage than those driving any other vehicle type or colour.
No Correlation between Mobile Phone Drivers and Accident Figures According to Report
New research conducted by Carnegie University and the London School of Economics has found no link between the number of drivers making mobile phone calls and the number of road accidents.
New Police Powers to Handout Fines for Motorway Offences come into force Friday 16th August
New Â£100 on-the-spot fines will come into force on Friday 16th August as police are empowered to deal with drivers hogging the middle & outside lanes of Britainâ€™s motorways and those who tailgate other road users.
Scandal on Britainâ€™s Roads as EU Nationals Get UK Driving Licences Without Taking UK Driving Test
Itâ€™s estimated that over 500,000 EU nationals in Britain have obtained a UK driving licence without having to undergo the UK driving test.
Tensions Between Drivers and Cyclists Mount
A new study reveals that relations between drivers and cyclists are at an all-time low as cyclists increasingly where helmet-mounted cameras depicting the daily dangers they face on Britainâ€™s roads.
Illegal Immigrants Granted UK Driving Licences
A number of undocumented immigrants residing in Britain, and awaiting decisions on their UK immigration status, have been taking UK driving tests and receiving a driving licence a recent report has revealed.
Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, Named as Town With Lowest Pass Rate for Learner Drivers
Heckmondwike, little known to most people in Britain however, all that has changed as it made national news for having the nationâ€™s worst learner drivers.
Â£1.2 million! Would you like to pay in instalments? Young Driver Receives Insurance Shock
Introducing Rhys Barker, a young driver, who like many other young drivers struggles to insure his vehicle because of his age and his gender. Whilst Mr Barker did expect his insurance quote to be high, he could not have anticipated receiving an insurance quote of Â£1.2 million to insure his 10-year old Vauxhall Corsa.
Booktheorytesttoday.com â€“ High Insurance Rates Hit Young Bus Driver â€“ A Case Study
Meet Tim Clarke, he is 19 and like many young drivers he is unable to drive his own car because he does not have the funds to insure his vehicle.
Drivers to be given 15 minute Grace Period to Park on Double Yellow Lines
New plans could see motorists granted a 15 minute â€˜grace periodâ€™ to park, free of charge, on double yellow lines, booktheorytesttoday.com has learned.
BookTheoryTestToday.com | Cumbria Police Address Young Drivers about Driving Styles
Young drivers in Cumbria have been spoken to by the police in a bid to reduce the number of road traffic accidents involving young people that are behind the wheel.
High Court Prevents Researchers from Revealing Information on Cracking Car Immobilisers
A high court ruling has stifled attempts by three security researchers to publish information containing details of how to crack a car immobilisation system.
BookTheoryTestToday.com | Young Drivers Feel â€˜Victimisedâ€™ by High Car Insurance Premiums
Young drivers feel they are being driven to buy older, cheaper vehicles because high insurance premiums on newer, safer cars are pricing them out of the market, according to new research.