Edmund King

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Name: Edmund King
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fall in new drivers losing licences due to motorists taking tests later

Fall in number of new drivers having their licences revoked may be due to more people taking their tests when they are older and more resonsible on the roads Young people are learning to drive later in life, according to motoring experts who believe the ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Pickles tells 'bullying' councils: Let families rent out their own private drives

Homeowners can now rent out their driveways without planning permission Communities Secretary says it will encourage people to make a bit of extra moneyAdded it would provide more parking for commuters, shoppers and touristsMore than 2,000 households ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Tourist season begins with the Easter getaway

The Easter bank holiday weekend is upon us and that means the start of the summer tourist season.Hundreds of thousand of visitors are expected into the region over the next four days, putting millions of pounds into the local economy.Edmund King from ... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

M26 crash: 'It's pretty serious'

The M26 was closed in both directions following a five-vehicle crash that killed two people.Seven people are in hospital, some with serious injuries.Motorist Alexandra Campbell said when she saw seven ambulances and four or five fire engines go past, ... [Published BBC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

French example may be a solution to Smithy Wood protest

President of the AA, Edmund King, says that following the example of a country like France may be the solution to the row over Smithy Wood.He says smaller rest stations which are managed by the larger service stations would reduce the environmental impact, ... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The AA: Service stations important for motorway safety

The President of the AA, Edmund King, says although they do not want motorway service stations at every junction, they are a valuable asset to safe driving on the country's motorways ... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Edmund King
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Petrol remains below 130p a litre

Average petrol prices at the pumps are still below 130p a litre despite a rise in wholesale fuel markets, according to the AA.Petrol in the UK in mid-April averages 129.74p a litre, compared with 129.46p a month ago and 136.89p this time last year, the ... [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands to take to the roads this Easter weekend

It could be busier on the region's roads this Easter weekend than it was over last year's bank holiday weekend.That's the prediction from the AA which thinks that 55% of drivers are planning to take to the roads.Over half a million people are also expected ... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Edmund King, Turkey, Spain
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

AA safety warning over street black-outs

Comments (0)The AA has warned Devon County Council that turning Exeter's street lights off is putting lives at risk.Councils across the country are switching off the lights to save money but the AA said its research showed night-time accidents in bad ... [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fuel card news: Lights out danger for road users

Local authorities up and down the country have embraced the need to improve their levels of energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions over recent years, but new data from the AA has highlighted this move towards a greener future may have come at a ... [Published The Fuelcard People - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

UK drivers risk Euro fines

ONE IN FIVE drivers from the UK risks being fined when travelling in Europe due to not carrying the correct travel kit. Laws in Europe vary between countries but most demand every car has a warning triangle in case of a breakdown.In a survey by the AA, ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Low penalty rates for inconsiderate driving

Ben Birchall/PA WIRETailgating and lane hogging are bad habits that drive the nation mad; you can't drive on the motorway without seeing one or the other. However, new official figures suggest that few motorists are being penalised for these potentially ... [Published AOL UK - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Edmund King, Police

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AA president Edmund King said: "pump prices across europe have a nasty habit of exposing the impact of high tax levels on road fuel in the uk - despite the long-term freeze on duty."
AA president Edmund King said: "worse accident rates on roads with street lights turned off or not present is an insidious threat that has crept in literally under the cover of darkness."

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Fall in new drivers losing licences due to moto... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
Eric Pickles tells 'bullying' councils: Let fam... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 17 2014]
Tourist season begins with the Easter getaway [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
The Easter getaway has begun [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
French example may be a solution to Smithy Wood... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
The AA: Service stations important for motorway... [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
Petrol remains below 130p a litre [Published Jersey Evening Post - Apr 17 2014]
Thousands to take to the roads this Easter weekend [Published itv.com - Apr 17 2014]
AA safety warning over street black-outs [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
M26 crash: 'It's pretty serious' [Published BBC - Apr 16 2014]
Fuel card news: Lights out danger for road users [Published The Fuelcard People - Apr 15 2014]
UK drivers risk Euro fines [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 15 2014]
Low penalty rates for inconsiderate driving [Published AOL UK - Apr 14 2014]
Low penalty rates for inconsiderate driving [Published Motors.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Night-time light switch-off 'insidious threat' [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Apr 14 2014]
Penalty rates low for tailgaters and middle lan... [Published Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
Street light switch off is risking lives accord... [Published Harlow Star - Apr 12 2014]
Hard shoulder plan criticised as getaway begins [Published Telegraph - Apr 12 2014]
Dudley church could be lit at night [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 11 2014]
Catholic church in Bury St Edmmunds to re-open ... [Published Bury Free Press - Apr 11 2014]
Council streetlight scheme could put people at ... [Published The Exeter Daily - Apr 10 2014]
Night-Time Accident Reductions Dimmed By Counci... [Published Pressat - Apr 10 2014]
Street light switch-off called the ‘insidious t... [Published Localgov.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Warning over lights out road policy [Published Carloan4u.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Essex County Council street light switch-off is... [Published Essex Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
Turning off Exeter's street lights risks lives,... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Apr 10 2014]
M25: the road you love to hate [Published Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
More accidents in darkened streets [Published BT.com - Apr 10 2014]
Switching off our street lamps risks lives, say... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 10 2014]
Slump in petrol sales hitting supermarkets hardest [Published Forecourt Trader - Apr 09 2014]
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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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