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Reader letters from the Sunday Times Driving pages, published on February 29.
Boris Johnson cyclist middle finger

Captured on dashcam: face of cyclist who made rude...


The face of a cyclist who made a rude gesture towards Boris Johnson was caught on camera by Driving during a dashcam test in London this morning
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London ‘pollution penalty’ may hit diesel cars...


Drivers of diesel cars could be hit with a “pollution penalty” every time they enter London
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News: French prime minister pledges to cut diesel car...


Nearly 80% of cars in France run on diesel, but their owners could find themselves faced with restrictions and higher taxes and may even be banned...
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News: EU tells UK to stop dangerous levels of city...


The government must take urgent action to clean up dangerous levels of air pollution in British cities, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled...
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News: Boris Johnson for pay-as-you-go charges on polluting...


Boris Johnson has proposed making older, more polluting cars as socially unacceptable as drink driving with the introduction of a pay-per-mile scheme...
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News: Boris Johnson proposes "workplace parking levies"...


A scrappage scheme for older diesel cars and the introduction of a workplace parking levy that could see employees paying up to £400 a year to park...
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News: Switch off your engine when parked or face fine...


Islington Council is fining drivers who leave their car’s engine idling unnecessarily.
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News: Persistent drink-drive offenders to be fitted...


Drivers who have been caught repeatedly drink-driving could be fitted with US-style electronic tags that monitor their alcohol intake, according...
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News: London Mayor proposes additional £10 charge...


Boris Johnson, Mayor of London is calling for drivers of diesel vehicles to pay an extra £10 on top of the capital’s normal congestion charge (currently...
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News: London mayor's limo is a £500 Toyota Previa...


MOST MAYORS have an expensive limousine to convey them to engagements but in typical, idiosyncratic style, Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, favours...
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Les voitures de Boris


News: London’s electric car hire scheme set to switch to French hands with Bolloré