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Smart motorways: fines or re-training for those who break the rules

The government is investigating fining more drivers who ignore lane closures on smart motorways. Highways England, which manages the motorway network, is currently trialling cameras designed to automatically snap cars driving in lanes marked with a red cross. Drivers caught illegally using the closed lanes could then be hit with a £100 fine. And police […]

New drivers face more limits with Graduated Driver Licensing

New drivers could face a strict probationary period after they’ve passed their test. Plans drawn up by the government will restrict what newly qualified drivers can do when they hit the road. The government wants to slash the disproportionately high number of accidents involving the 17-24 age group. A Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) spokesperson […]