The number of vehicles using UK roads has almost returned to normal, following the relaxation of Coronavirus lockdown rules.
Private parking firms issued almost a quarter (24%) more tickets in 2019-20, compared to the previous 12 months.
The Government figures reveal that there are 111,000 fewer diesel cars on the roads.
The average price of diesel fell nearly 3 pence from 117.5p to 114.54p per litre, last month.
Electric cars are driven 26% more miles in their first three years on the road than petrol models, research from the RAC Foundation has found.
A record number of people avoided penalty points on their licence last year, after taking driver awareness courses.
Overnight charging at home can typically be done for as little as 8p per kWh but can be as high as 69p per kWh at a public rapid charge point.
Giving older drivers access to higher levels of intuitive in-car technology more helpful than any system of mass re-testing, says the RAC Foundation.
Rospa call for permanent BST to reduce accidents.
The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has increased by more than a million in just 12 months, official figures suggest.
Separate charges for entering the ULEZ and congestion charge zone, as well as proposed charges for the new Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel, should be replaced with a road-user charging scheme.
A disparity in the number of drivers detected for speeding offences suggests a postcode lottery, according to Home Office figures.
Fleets will have greater protections against bogus parking penalties as new measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law.
Local highway authorities (LHAs) across the country are increasingly adopting the ‘risk-based’ approach to fixing roads, says the RAC Foundation.
The one-off cost of clearing the total maintenance backlog for the near 72,000 council-managed road bridges in Great Britain has increased by a third, according to the RAC Foundation.
How fast electric vehicles (EVs) can be ‘refuelled’ could undermine efforts to provide an adequate public chargepoint network, suggests a new report for the RAC Foundation.
Councils in England have seen their parking ‘profits’ rise by almost a third (32%) in just four years.
One in five (19%) of vacancies advertised on a jobs database said that having a car or a driving licence was a requirement, according to the RAC Foundation.
Grant-eligible vehicles were sold at a rate more than six times higher than normal, causing officials to put the new scheme in place on Sunday (October 21)
Delegates at industry briefing call on the Government to make a clear decision so fleet bodies can work with ministers to achieve the best outcome for all. By Stephen Briers
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