It’s a Taxing Business

We all remember the demise of the paper tax disk in October 2014.  It seems memory failings for a lot of people are landing them in trouble with the DVLA.  There has been a sharp increase in cars being clamped for non-payment of car tax.  Currently it is running at over 9000 per month.  This … Continue reading It’s a Taxing Business

Millbrook Driver Development Day 2016

First we hear from Ian Phillips who organised the event for us.   Another great day packed full of driving experiences was once again delivered by CAT driver training at Millbrook proving ground.  For those of you that have never been, Millbrook is a vehicle proving ground set in the Bedfordshire countryside just south of … Continue reading Millbrook Driver Development Day 2016

The end of Pointless Roadsigns?

In ten years, the number of road signs has almost doubled, to an estimated 4.5 million. Changes in the law, introduced on 22nd April 2016, should spell the end for the plethora of  pointless road signs. Councils have now been given the power to remove unnecessary and pointless road signs. The new powers, contained in … Continue reading The end of Pointless Roadsigns?

Change to HGV Speed Limits

A change in the law regarding HGV speed limits came into effect very quietly on 6th April 2015. Following consultation and announcements made last year, the national speed limits for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes, travelling on a single carriageway will increase from 40mph to 50mph. The speed limit for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes, travelling on … Continue reading Change to HGV Speed Limits