Month: July 2020

Highway Code: your views needed to improve safety

Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. A consultation has been launched seeking your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code.  The review is being held by the Department for Transport, to improve safety for vulnerable road users, particularly the groups of: Cyclists Pedestrians Horse riders […]

‘New norm’ posing new driving for business challenges

The ‘new norm’ of home working and the human behavioural trends that may bring about is creating a whole host of new driving for business challenges according to Licence Bureau. With home working now an established part of day-to-day business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many organisations recognising its potential benefits long […]

Interesting Electric Vehicles Charging Device Statistics

This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority. Key findings: At 1 April 2020, there were 17,947 public electric vehicle charging devices available in the UK. Of these, 3,107 were rapid devices. Since 2015, the number of public charging devices […]

What are the different types of Electric Vehicle Powertrain Technologies?

There are three main types of electric vehicles (EVs). BEVs, or battery electric vehicles, PHEVs of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles. BEV. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are powered solely by batteries. They use an electric motor to turn the wheels and produce zero emissions. Since April 2020, zero emission EVs […]