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6,584 miles travelled per person

Press Association. The distance people travel, including on foot, has still not reached pre-recession levels, Government figures have shown. On average each person in England travelled 6,584 miles in 2013 – slightly down on the 6,599 figure for 2012 and … Continue reading

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Young driver restrictions win public backing

Public would support young driver safety measures which government has failed to introduce. The government has previously promised to produce draft legislation on young driver licensing, but was accused earlier this year of kicking the issue into the long grass. … Continue reading

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Fuel duty freeze has made little impact.

The fuel duty freeze of the last three years has made “little impact” on the wallets of cash strapped motorists, the RAC Foundation has said. RAC Foundation director Professor Stephen Glaister called on the Chancellor to “go beyond his promise” … Continue reading

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TRAVEL SAFETY BY ROAD, RAIL AND AIR: WHO’S ACCOUNTABLE?

The Transport Safety Commission – a newly-formed body with 16 members drawn from the UK Parliament and from the air, rail and road safety professions and related sectors – is calling for evidence to guide its first inquiry under the … Continue reading

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