International News - February 2016

One in five experienced drivers would fail driving test

New study reveals a large proportion of UK motorists struggle with everyday driving manoeuvres

One in five qualified UK drivers believe they would fail the driving test if...

Carmakers showcase new tech at electronics show

In-car connectivity, autonomous vehicles and plug-in concept cars took centre stage at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Automotive used to be a bit-part player at...

Festive campaign catches more people drug-driving than ever before

The Christmas and New Year drink- and drug-driving campaign caught more people who got behind the wheel after taking drugs in England or Wales than ever before.

Figures from the National...

Rospa launches new occupational driving safety course

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (Rospa) has launched a new course to help organisations improve the safety of their fleet drivers.

RoSPA’s Driving Mentor and Assessor...

Campaign to fast track driver sleep apnoea diagnosis hailed as success

The results of an NHS trial to fast track commercial drivers who display the symptoms of a sleeping disorder to ensure they are provided with treatment within four weeks of diagnosis has been...

Cgon fuel additive claims to reduce emissions by 80%

A new fuel additive system by Cgon claims to reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency.

The product uses unique emission reduction technology that results in significant emission...

Could autonomous cars reduce fleet maintenance in the near future?

It seems there is little standing in the way of the potential autonomous cars revolution. Not only is the development of completely driverless car well underway in the engineering departments of a...

New crash standards to make Australian vehicles safer

While modern vehicles are safer than they have ever been, the regulatory bodies that influence these trends aren't resting on their laurels.

In many cases, this pressure is positive for...

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