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Motorists stuck in TEN HOUR delays as police conduct counter terror security checks at Dover docks

Counter-terror police have caused traffic mayhem by conducting sweeping spot checks on thousands of vehicles at the Port of Dover as furious motorists now face 10-hour delays and nine-mile queues.  Officers from the Metropolitan Police and Kent Police have been searching all vehicles and passengers entering the major shipping hub as a part of a … Read more Motorists stuck in TEN HOUR delays as police conduct counter terror security checks at Dover docks

Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Thousands of furious motorists are facing 10-hour delays and nine-mile queues as police conduct sweeping spot checks in a major security operation at the Port of Dover – but refuse to reveal why.  Lorries trying to access Dover docks in southern England have been brought to a standstill after Kent Police officers checked every vehicle … Read more Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Insurer launches ‘T-plate’ for young motorists with telematics policies

An insurance company is today launching the ‘T-plate’, a new concept designed to help young drivers with telematics feel safer on the roads. The plate, which will look similar to a learner’s ‘L’ plate or the ‘P’ plate that can be displayed by recently-qualified motorists, will indicate to other road users that the vehicle is … Read more Insurer launches ‘T-plate’ for young motorists with telematics policies

Britain’s beaches where motorists are most likely to be stung with parking fines

Some 18 million Britons are expected to hit the road over the August Bank Holiday weekend, with many programming their sat-navs to take them to picturesque coastal towns with beaches. But drivers are being warned that there are some seaside locations where councils crackdown hard on motorists who breach parking rules. New research has revealed … Read more Britain’s beaches where motorists are most likely to be stung with parking fines

Over 4 million motorists might not be able to have cars MOT tested this autumn

FOUR MILLION motorists could be driving illegally this autumn as those who used the Government’s six-month MOT extension scramble to book tests Kwik Fit says 11.3m cars have expiring MOTs in September, October, November This is a combination of scheduled MOTs and those motorists who opted for the government’s six-month coronavirus test extension Two in … Read more Over 4 million motorists might not be able to have cars MOT tested this autumn

Motorists snubbed MOT test extension in June

The six-month MOT extension announced at the start of lockdown to prevent motorists from having to take their cars to be tested expires tomorrow. Vehicles due to to have an MOT from 1 August will not be eligible for the test exemption, meaning only owners of motors with test expiry dates today can still take-up … Read more Motorists snubbed MOT test extension in June

Getaway gridlock! Caravans stuck in huge jam on M5 as over 10 million motorists hit the road today

Caravans were stuck in a huge jam on the M5 this morning as more than 10 million motorists hit the road today and England’s beauty spots are braced for a huge influx of tourists after lockdown travel restrictions were eased.  The M5 in Exeter was swamped with camper vans heading to the coast as tourists … Read more Getaway gridlock! Caravans stuck in huge jam on M5 as over 10 million motorists hit the road today

Motorists are facing the worst weekend on the roads in five years

Motorists are facing the worst weekend on the roads in five years… and the rain could put a dampener on things as more than 10 million Britons head out to bars and restaurants Over 10million Britons expected to hit roads for overnight stays and days out Could mark busiest non-religious weekend since 2015 August bank holiday Drivers … Read more Motorists are facing the worst weekend on the roads in five years

Four in five motorists are giving away personal data when they sell their cars

Having your personal information hacked or given away to third parties without your knowledge is an increasing concern among people – but many are handing over their sensitive data when they sell their cars. Vehicles have become a ‘treasure trove’ of personal data, with motorist able to download their private information from their phones via … Read more Four in five motorists are giving away personal data when they sell their cars

Motorists say they’re struggling to get to grips with driving after lockdown

Are we set for a spike in car insurance claims? A fifth of motorists say they’ve struggled to get to grips with driving after weeks in lockdown… Motorists said they’ve been making more mistakes since returning to the road Since driving restrictions were eased in England on 10 May, 28% had stalled cars Some 21% … Read more Motorists say they’re struggling to get to grips with driving after lockdown