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Smart motorway safety upgrades
Although the roll-out of smart motorways was paused by the UK Government in 2022,
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CAZ expansion to hit modern classics
​As two more cities implement Clean Air Zones in a bid to improve air quality, the effect on older vehicles looks set to vary by region The expansion of Clean Air Zones around UK cities shows no sign of abating,
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Classic owners fear environmental pressure
​In a new survey of UK classic vehicle ownership, almost half of respondents say environmental issues are their biggest fear for the future of our hobby.
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Road traffic laws may be enforced by local councils
​Despite there being a limited number of police officers in towns and cities across England and Wales dealing with minor road traffic contraventions
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Planned new ‘anti-tampering’ laws won’t apply to current bikes
​Government ministers say we can keep our pipes and tuned motors – probably…
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Delays in driving licence renewals affecting over 800,000 drivers
More than 800,000 drivers are still waiting for their posted driving licence applications to be processed, following long delays at the DVLA.
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Metal numberplates in UK
​If you’re tired of deteriorating Perspex numberplates, Danz Benz has the solution: pressed metal items compliant with the latest standard, BS AU 145e
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Law changes on the use of mobile phones
​On 25 March 2022, the law became stricter on people using their mobile phones while driving in England, Wales and Scotland, to keep up with advances in technology
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Crime data reveals car thieves are far from green-fingered
​Aside from the perceived green credentials of electric vehicles, a big new reason for adopting them is emerging
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Porsche responds to Ukraine conflict
​One million Euros has been donated to provide emergency aid in Ukraine, while new vehicle deliveries to Russia have been halted
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New group aims to resolve DVLA issues
​A new Historic and Classic Vehicle User Group comprising the Association of Old Vehicle Clubs in Northern Ireland (AOVC), the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC), the Royal Automobile Club (RAC)
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New threat for modified classics?
​Enthusiasts have expressed concerns over a new Department for Transport consultation on modernising vehicle standards
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No more MoT certificates?
The MoT test certificate has finally been consigned to history in the UK. Since the end of August, Test Stations have no longer had to issue a VT20 pass certificate automatically — though customers are still able to request one.
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