Parking and some traffic offences are enforced as a civil matter. A PCN will not give you points on your licence or a criminal record. A PCN is the official notice issued by the Local Authority Council CEO (Traffic Warden) for a vehicle which is contravening a parking restriction or regulation. The PCN can be ... 

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Whiplash is a common occurrence in road accidents and generally happens when one vehicle is struck from behind by another. In an accident, whilst your body is restrained by your seatbelt, your head isn’t and the “whiplash” effect is the sudden and unexpected movement of the neck. Read more about Whiplash and its symptoms in ... 

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Cyclists are vulnerable, so be careful and give them plenty of space. Remember they have the same rights on the road as car drivers. Look out for cyclists, especially when turning. Use your indicators. But more importantly, give them space. They have as much right to be on the road as you do. Read more in our ... 

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Of course. There’s loads of things you can do to increase your fuel economy. Drive efficiently.. Don’t keep the engine running unnecessary. Don’t start the engine until you’re ready to go. If you are queuing in heavy traffic or just waiting, turn the engine off and this will save using fuel. Drive at an appropriate speed. The ... 

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The MOT test is a road safety measure to ensure that all vehicles more than three years old comply with the law and meet road safety and environmental standards. The test confirms that at the time it was taken, the vehicle met the minimum standards. It doesn’t mean the vehicle is roadworthy for the length ... 

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Tyres are your car’s only contact with the road The tread depth must be above the legal minimum of 1.6 mm throughout a continuous strip in the centre three quarters of the tread, and around the entire tyre circumference. The amount of each tyre in contact with the road is no more than the size of the ... 

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Car Tax is a government tax on car ownership. It is administrated by DVLA – the same people that issue driving licences. For cars registered since March 2001, the road tax is based on CO2 emissions and fuel type. For cars registered before March 2001, the tax is based on engine size. To read more ... 

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