‘Shocking’ rise in drivers caught speeding during lockdown

Government data released today shows that the first lockdown led to a ‘shocking’ rise in the number of drivers exceeding the speed limit.

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‘Shocking’ rise in drivers caught speeding during lockdown

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International Driving Permits and Brexit: what you need to know

International Driving Permits may be required for some EU countries after 1 January 2021. We explain the rules – and how to apply.

‘Shocking’ rise in drivers caught speeding during lockdown

Government data released today shows that the first lockdown led to a ‘shocking’ rise in the number of drivers exceeding the speed limit.

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Official figures show car use down 30% in second lockdown

Road use is down 30 percent in the UK's second 2020 lockdown, as travel restrictions continue to have an impact on car use and traffic.

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