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Police target Scotland's scenic routes for speeding and careless driving

Police Scotland has announced an ‘unprecedented’ numbers of traffic officers will be deployed across the north of Scotland this summer amid concerns that tourist routes are being affected by careless and inexperienced drivers.

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Uninsured drivers on UK roads at its lowest in 7 years

There has been a 33 per cent drop in the number of drivers who have been stopped without insurance in 2018 compared with the previous year, according to new figures from RAC Insurance.

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1 in 4 Brits killed in cars were not wearing a seatbelt

Despite seatbelt-wearing rates of 98.6 per cent for British car drivers, 27 per cent of UK car occupant fatalities in 2017 were not wearing a seatbelt, according to a new report from PACTS.

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Every UK car to have speed limiters by 2020

All new vehicles sold across Europe are to be equipped with speed-limiting technology that automatically stops drivers from exceeding the speed limit, under EU vehicle safety rules. The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that the change will also apply to the UK despite Brexit.

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Survey Reveals Extent of Speeding in 20mph Zones

Road safety charity Brake and Direct Line have recently published the results of research into the extent of speeding in areas where lower limits are in place, such as in residential estates or next to schools.

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