Archive for the ‘Speeding’ Category

Fastest mobility scooter ever seized

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A 24 year old from Doncaster converted a mobility scooter into a 60mph feat of engineering (more…)

Speeding leads to higher insurance premiums

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

According to a recent study drivers risk a possible rise by almost a quarter on their insurance premiums by receiving just one fixed penalty notice at 3 points. (more…)

Still driving with 12 points or more

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Data from the DVLA reveals that there are 10,000 drivers still driving with 12 points or more. (more…)

Motorway speeding statistics

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Statistics from the DfT show that 49% of drivers exceed the speed limit on motorways (more…)

Huhne speeding investigation

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Chris Huhne, the Energy Secretary, under investigation for allegedly evading speeding points (more…)

Fixed penalty fines may increase

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

A Government review on road safety suggests that fixed penalty fines should increase (more…)

Lack of driver skill top cause of accidents

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

The IAM has revealed that driver and rider error or reaction are the top causes of motoring accidents (more…)

Speeding point’s threshold could change

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Proposals by Mike Penning, Transport Minister, could see the threshold for driver awareness courses increased (more…)

100mph speeding with wife on bonnet

Friday, March 4th, 2011

A man in California has been charged with attempted murder and domestic violence after speeding with his wife clinging on to the car bonnet (more…)

Australian town renamed Speedkills

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

A tiny town in the Australian outback is to rename itself from Speed to Speedkills for the whole of March (more…)