Peterborough and District Advanced Motorists

Supporting safer driving


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Tax Disc Clamping

Written by Robin Sutton

The number of drivers whose cars have been clamped because they've failed to pay vehicle tax has doubled since the paper tax disc was axed two years ago. Figures show that there are now more than 9,000 clampings a month.If clamped, drivers can expect to pay a fee of £100 and vehicles are often taken to a pound where they face additional fees for every day before the car is recovered.

The Connected Car

Written by Robin Sutton
Car Technology

Nobody really quite knows for sure how we’ll interact with cars in the future but the provision, and use, of technology in cars is rapidly increasing.

What are the effects of this on drivers? 

Drivers who are impaired, drowsy or distracted are the most common cause of vehicle accidents. Whilst impaired drivers remains the most common factor, those who are distracted is rapidly increasing. This appears to be related to an increase in the technolgy used in cars.

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