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Posted over 6 years ago by David Barton with 0 comments

An initiative to help inform young and new drivers in schools across Kent In early October I will be starting a series of seminars and question and answer sessions to 16 and 17 year olds in schools across Kent. The first will be at Bethersden on the 8...

Posted over 6 years ago by David Barton with 0 comments

Careless drivers are likely for the first time to be given a choice of taking a fixed penalty, and other fixed penalties may be increased. The Government is consulting www.dft.gov.uk/consultations/dft-2012-25 on whether to make careless driving a fixed...

Posted over 6 years ago by David Barton with 0 comments

A pint of beer or a glass of wine could soon be enough to put you over the drink driver limit in Scotland as tougher new drink-drive laws are introduced Ministers in Scotland have approved a stricter drink-drive limit by lowering the legal level of alcohol...

Posted over 6 years ago by David Barton with 0 comments

If you are planning a drive in France later this year you will need to carry an extra piece of kit with you. From 1 July 2012 French laws are changing, and it will become compulsory for all drivers to have a breathalyser kit in the car. The kit costs...

Posted over 6 years ago by David Barton with 0 comments

Kent drivers are nearly the fastest at paying fixed penalties. Figures released recently by the Home Office show that Kent drivers are the second fastest in the UK at paying fixed penalties issued in connection with a range of road traffic offences with...