The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Fair Fuel has just put out a call for a new independent fuel price watchdog to be established in order to monitor the costs of both petrol and diesel, with petrol stations charging fair prices able to display a kitemark logo.
There are just a few weeks left before Christmas, which means many Brits will be thinking about their transport plans to visit friends and family over the holidays.
Drivers and pedestrians are regularly involved in accidents as a result of Brits not understanding rules regarding road crossings.
Drivers have been reminded to be extra careful on the roads this week as Bonfire Night typically sees a rise in car accidents involving children.
Brits have shown they are keen to save money when purchasing their next car, as one-fifth intend to buy a second-hand motor compared with just 17 per cent who want new wheels.
The old saying goes that different fuels work best for different drivers, so that diesel car, dpf filter fitted of course, might be the best choice for you.
With news that Palladium is out pricing gold at present, it’s no wonder that catalytic converter theft continues to be a problem for UK drivers and the supplier market. As recently as September, police re-issued a warning of thieves targeting catalytic converters, despite beliefs that this was a crime on the wane, as thieves target the precious metals that lie within. Rhodium, often contained within, already costs more than gold, in fact up to £2,000 an ounce according to the Telegraph, but with rising prices of Palladium alongside, converter thefts are becoming commonplace again.
Drivers with new diesel exhaust filters might be tempted to rev up their engine and hit the gas. However, motorists should always be mindful of obeying the speed limit after a report showed speeding is the most common reason for a driving conviction in the UK.