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BMW Driver Car-jacked at Gunpoint in Bradford

February 14, 2020

A BMW driver has been carjacked in a Bradford Morrisons car park. He was robbed of his car at gunpoint in an armed hold-up. The carjacking took place at Thornbury supermarket on Rushton Avenue after the driver was approached by three armed men. A witness claimed that the BMW was driven off at high speed […]

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Legalisation of E-scooters On UK Roads And Cycle Lanes Eminent

February 3, 2020

Authorities are planning to legalise electric scooters in the United Kingdom as part of a push to promote greener transportation. Consultations are to be held by Ministers on how to regulate micro-mobility devices and scooters and ensure safety. There would be a trial period in cities around the UK following the consultation, ahead of a […]

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Travel advice For Barcelona As Separatist Protests Prompt Airport And City Centre Chaos

October 17, 2019

Riots and protests broke out for a third day in Barcelona following the sentencing of nine separatist leaders by Spain’s Supreme Court. The conviction took place over their role in the 2017 independence referendum that the Spannish government deemed illegal. Nine Catalan separatists were sentenced between nine and thirteen years, while a further three were […]

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Getaway Driver Jailed For 12 years At Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court

September 20, 2019

Getaway driver, Steven Banks,, has been jailed for 12 years at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to robbing a Tesco supermarket store. The 35-year-old from Burslem worked at the same store and his insider knowledge helped his accomplices get inside as a shop assistant was filling the tills with cash from a mobile […]

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Transport for London Highlight Steps To Reduce Bus Driver Fatigue

September 13, 2019

TfL have set up a new funding for bus operators to curb bus driver fatigue. The new measures hope to improve road safety which will prevent deaths or serious injuries on London’s roads. An initial report has provided evidence for TfL’s Bus Safety Programme, which has targeted issues identified by collision data and aims to […]

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Man Seen Driving With Another Car On His Roof

September 1, 2019

Glyndwr Wyn Richards, has been given three penalty points on his licence after he was seen driving a Volkswagen Passat with a Skoda Octavia strapped to it’s roof. The 51 year old from Llanfarian in Wales,, was seen on camera driving  through an industrial estate in Aberystwyth, Wales, in March 2019. Mr. Richards acknowledged that […]

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Liverpool M62 tunnel To Cut Traffic Queues and Pollution

August 16, 2019

Liverpool City Council has submitted a plan to the government’s Department for Transport (DfT) in regards to building a new tunnel aimed at reducing traffic jams around the M62 in the City. The council believe that journey times would be cut by 15% at the Rocket junction by replacing the existing flyover while air pollution […]

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Think-Tank Wants London To Be A Car-free City by 2030

August 3, 2019

A think-tank made up of campaign groups We Own It, Greenpeace UK and Common Wealth, thinks car journeys in London should reduce drastically to cut carbon emissions,  Investigations by the groups concludes that the number of cars in the UK has grown in every year since the end of World War Two, and increasing distances […]

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Greater Manchester Introduce Bus Franchise System

August 2, 2019

The mayor of Greater Manchester,  Andy Burnham,  has introduced the first bus franchise system in the city. This would allow the office of the mayor to set timetables and fares, reversing 30 years of deregulation. If successful, other cities in the UK are likely to follow suit. He has been given backing from the new […]

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Ealing To Launch Transport For London’s New On-Demand Buses

August 2, 2019

An on-demand bus service launched by Transport for London in the Ealing area is to start a year-long trial. It has no fixed route or schedule and passengers will use an app to request a seat, and the roving minibus will pick them up. This is the second trial launched in London, following the May […]

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