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First MoT Remain at 3 Years to Protect Road Safety

Ministers put road safety first as they today decided to maintain the period before a car’s first MoT test at 3 years. The move comes after a Department for Transport consultation last year to consider changing the wait before the … Continue reading

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Life Sentences for Killer Drivers

Killer drivers face life behind bars after plans to increase maximum sentences received resounding support from families and campaigners. Ministers today confirmed that drivers who cause death by speeding, racing, or using a mobile phone could face sentences equivalent to … Continue reading

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Tamworth’s Rail Passengers to Get New Longer Trains with More Seats

Tamworth’s rail passengers who travel on the West Coast line between London Euston and Crewe will get new longer trains with more seats and more space as nearly £1 billion is invested in services on the West Midlands network. There … Continue reading

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Drones to be Registered and Users to Sit Safety Tests

Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under new rules to better regulate their growing use, the government announced today (22 July 2017). Owners of drones weighing 250 grams and over will … Continue reading

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