Edmund King

Type: Person
Name: Edmund King
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Replacement licence costs revealed

Motorists are spending more than £20 million a year to replace lost, stolen or damaged driving licences, new figures reveal.Data from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) showed that 1,184,353 duplicate licences were issued in the financial ... [Published Wandsworth Guardian - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Most drivers dissatisfied with condition of Britains roads, MPs warn

In the DfT survey, only 30% of the public were satisfied with the condition of the roads. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PAPiecemeal, stop-go funding from the government has made road maintenance more costly and left most drivers dissatisfied with the condition ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Weak sterling pushing pump prices up

Oil prices have fallen to an 18-month low but this not being reflected in prices at the pump because sterling has lost value against the dollar, according to the AA.In its Fuel Price Report for September the AA says average pump prices reached a low on ... [Published Forecourt Trader - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish 'No' vote causes petrol price plunge

THE No vote could result in a 2p-a-litre dip in prices at the pumps.PUMPS: Drivers look set to get better value when filling their car [ALAMY]Before the result, the AA said the uncertainty on voting intentions had meant a dip in sterling’s value.This ... [Published Daily Star - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

'2p petrol cut' hope after No vote

The No vote in Scotland could result in a 2p-a-litre dip in fuel prices at the pumps, according to the AA.Before the referendum result, the AA said the uncertainty on voting intentions had meant a dip in the value of sterling.This, in turn, had led to ... [Published Times Series - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Weaker pound puts brakes on falling petrol prices

A stronger dollar and a pound 'weakened by the Scottish referendum' have put the brakes on falling petrol prices, according to the motoring association, the AA.Related MSE GuidesDespite low world oil prices which should have led to UK petrol and diesel ... [Published Money Saving Expert - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Gasoline, Diesel, Referendum
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

New digital cameras to crack down on London’s speeders

New digital cameras will be installed around London to better monitor speeding than outdated wet film technology.The new cameras enable controlling speed compliance along longer road stretches than the wet film cameras, which only provide information ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

News: Boris Johnson for pay-as-you-go charges on polluting cars

BORIS JOHNSON has proposed making older, more polluting cars as socially unacceptable as drink driving with the introduction of a pay-per-mile scheme that would increase charges for higher-emitting vehicles.The proposal is contained in the mayor of London’s ... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fr Mark receives ‘warm welcome’

A law graduate who spent six weeks in Bury St Edmunds as a student priest has received a ‘warm welcome’ from the town after returning 23 years later.Father Mark Hackeson, a former University of East Anglia chaplain, is to replace Fr Philip Shryane at ... [Published Bury Free Press - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

System slams brakes on prangs

Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) is only fitted in a fraction of cars on the market because it is classed by most manufacturers as an optional extra.The technology can slow or even stop vehicles before a collision occurs at speeds of up to 80km/h.Peter ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Kids spend 50% longer in cars than parents

Children are spending much longer in cars than their parents’ generation did, as concerns over safety on the roads prevent parents from letting them make their own way to school.Research from transport charity Sustrans, which analysed government data, ... [Published Motors.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Road risks to children starting secondary school highlighted by alarming new statistics

Parents warned of dangers as figures from 2012 highlight increased fatality rates between 10 and 11-year-oldsBy Mark EllisChildren just starting at secondary school are far more likely to be killed or injured on the roads than pupils a year younger.The ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]

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AA president Edmund King said: "it is astonishing that more than one million duplicate tax discs have been issued in the last three years, which equates to more than 3% of all vehicles."
AA president Edmund King said: "we saw early this morning that scotland's support for staying in the union boosted the pound."

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Replacement licence costs revealed [Published Wandsworth Guardian - Sep 29 2014]
Most drivers dissatisfied with condition of Bri... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
MPs lash out at Pothole UK after motorists' sat... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 25 2014]
Weak sterling pushing pump prices up [Published Forecourt Trader - Sep 24 2014]
Scottish 'No' vote causes petrol price plunge [Published Daily Star - Sep 20 2014]
TfL upgrades London's safety cameras [Published Transport for London - Sep 19 2014]
'2p petrol cut' hope after No vote [Published Times Series - Sep 19 2014]
Oil prices fall to 18-month low but weakened po... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 19 2014]
Weaker pound puts brakes on falling petrol prices [Published Money Saving Expert - Sep 19 2014]
Strong dollar and weak pound puts brakes on fal... [Published Stv.tv - Sep 19 2014]
Petrol prices 'higher due to Scottish referendum' [Published Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
New digital cameras to crack down on London’s s... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Digital cameras to catch speeders [Published BT.com - Sep 17 2014]
News: Boris Johnson for pay-as-you-go charges o... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Sep 15 2014]
Fr Mark receives ‘warm welcome’ [Published Bury Free Press - Sep 13 2014]
Drivers warned as secondary-school starters’ ro... [Published Fleet News - Sep 04 2014]
System slams brakes on prangs [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 03 2014]
Kids spend 50% longer in cars than parents [Published Motors.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
Road risks to children starting secondary schoo... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
Autonomous braking 'biggest safety improvement ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
There is not enough blood to cater for the coun... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 01 2014]
Bus driver filmed TEXTING joins shamed motorist... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Fears of petrol rises send sales tumbling [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 30 2014]
DVLA runs out of tax disc paper [Published Car Dealer Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
Petrol sales at low last month [Published BT.com - Aug 29 2014]
Jaguar E-type named ‘greatest car of all time’ [Published The Scotsman - Aug 28 2014]
Obituaries for August 27, 2014 [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 28 2014]
DVLA about to ‘run out’ of tax disc paper [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
80mph now default UK motorway speed limit [Published Motoring Research - Aug 26 2014]
Don't let passengers divert your attention: Fue... [Published Vigilance Security Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
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AUDIO: AA: Speeding fine rise 'unnecessary' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Jun 10 2014]
Edmund King, president of the AA, discusses new proposals to increase maximum fines imposed by magistrates in England and Wales. ...
Petrol prices at three-year low says AA [Published Energy and energy security - Mar 22 2014]
Petrol prices have fallen to their lowest in three years with the cheapest fuel sold in Yorkshire and the Humber, says the Automobile Association. The AA said prices averaged 129.46p a litre in mid March, compared with a year ago when the average ...
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