Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds


Almost 12m drivers receive a penalty notice every year, the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds, as the number of fixed cameras increases.
Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers caught using them behind wheel

Police urged to seize mobile phones from drivers


A representative of the Police Federation has suggested calls to seize mobile phones or sim cards from drivers caught using a device...
Fines for unmanned roadworks in government crackdown on traffic chaos

Fines for unmanned roadworks in government crackdown...


The misery of sitting in a traffic jam at roadworks only to notice that no work is being carried out could end thanks to a government crackdown on...
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Traffic lights going nowhere despite calls for 80%...


We’ve all been there: quickly checking our smartphones; drumming our fingers on the steering wheel; willing on the red light to change to green...
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Local authority parking charge profits surge to record...


Councils are making record profits from parking charges, new figures reveal...
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News: Predator PTZ spy car spells new CCTV headache...


A new “super” spy car will be launched this week, targeting misbehaving motorists and pedestrians from hundreds of yards away...
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News: Drivers could be refunded millions in "illegal"...


A new study by the RAC Foundation has revealed that millions of pounds-worth of parking tickets issued on private land could be illegal, and that...
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News: More claims for pothole damage but less compensation...


The number of drivers who complained to councils about pothole damage to their cars surged to 50,000 last year, a rise of five 5% on 2013, yet total...