Posts Tagged ‘law’

Proposed taxi law reforms

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The Law Commission has published a list of proposed reforms to taxi and private hire laws (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…)

Motorcycle tyre tread depth law change

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Draft legislation has been put forward to reduce the fine for insufficient tyre tread depth on a motorcycle tyre (more…)

300 lives a year could be saved by seatbelts

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Statistics published by the government show that a third of those killed in car accidents were not wearing seatbelts (more…)

Tips for driving abroad this holiday season

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

The IAM has provided information on the various areas of driving law in EU countries for holiday drivers this year (more…)

Changes to the law for mobility scooters

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

The DfT is to have a consultation on possible legal changes to mobility scooters (more…)

O’Halloran & Francis v. UK European Court of Human Rights

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Judgment of 29 June 2007. Does the the compulsion to provide details of the driver under s.172 Road Traffic Act 1988 infringe your Human Rights? (more…)

Taxi regulation and Laws

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

The Government is to run a public consultation on the laws that govern taxis with the aim of improving passenger and driver safety (more…)

DVLA driver details

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Driver details are being accessed by councils for minor offences

The database which contains car and driver information for nearly every vehicle on the road is being used by councils to obtain details of people accused of minor crimes such as litter dropping, totally unrelated to the concerns of the DVLA. Under law councils and the Police are allowed access to the information.

Ban smoking in cars

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Campaigners are calling for a ban on smoking in a similar way mobile phones are banned (more…)