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Second hand diesels retain their value

Second hand diesels retain their value

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
The average price of a used car in the UK last year increased by 4% to £11,819, according to the Auto Trader Retail Price Index.  Interestingly, despite a significant dro...
Speed awareness courses for speeding Scots motorists

Speed awareness courses for speeding Scots motorists

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Drivers in Scotland who are convicted of speeding offences may in future have the option of taking a ‘speed awareness’ course instead of a £100 fine and three penalty point...
Report calls for road pricing to fund roads investment

Report calls for road pricing to fund roads investment

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
The Government should introduce dynamic road user pricing which takes into account a driver’s journey (on motorways or country lanes), the time of day, congestion on the network, and e...
Driving demands prompt second car surge

Driving demands prompt second car surge

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
New official figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the number of two-car households increased by nearly 8% last year to 7,618,800. With 68% of households accounted for by...
Black is Britains most popular new car colour

Black is Britains most popular new car colour

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Black has regained its crown as the most popular car colour in the UK, overtaking white which had been the most popular colour between 2013 and 2016.  Prior to that, from 2009 to 2012, ...
Four in 10 motorists using dangerous or very dangerous tyres

Four in 10 motorists using dangerous or very dangerous tyres

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
Almost 40% of cars could be running on at least one tyre that is ‘dangerously’ or ‘very dangerously’ under-inflated. The estimate comes from an inspection organised ...
First MOT test to remain at three years

First MOT test to remain at three years

Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | By Western Saab
The Government has decided to maintain the period before a car’s first MOT test at three years. The decision follows a Department for Transport consultation last year on changing the...
Clampers squeeze Scottish fines dodgers

Clampers squeeze Scottish fines dodgers

Friday January 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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Top reasons for MOT failures revealed

Top reasons for MOT failures revealed

Friday January 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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Seven tips for safer driving in 2018

Seven tips for safer driving in 2018

Friday January 5th, 2018 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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New future for trunk roads in Scotland

New future for trunk roads in Scotland

Monday December 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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Protect your car from keyless entry thieves

Protect your car from keyless entry thieves

Monday December 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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New driving test comes into effect

New driving test comes into effect

Monday December 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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How the Budget will affect the motorist

How the Budget will affect the motorist

Monday December 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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Watch out for deer on the roads

Watch out for deer on the roads

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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Keep your car safe from thieves with recall check

Keep your car safe from thieves with recall check

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
A new electronic interface between the Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service and the DVLA vehicle database has improved the ability to track down drivers with unpaid fines.

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