Monthly Archives: November 2020

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Owners advised to look after their ‘Landies’ as thefts rise in recent months.

November 30th, 2020

Organised criminal gangs are scouring the countryside stealing iconic Land Rover Defenders warns NFU Mutual. The cost of Defender thefts was up 34% to £2.1 million in 2019. At least four Defender thefts were reported every week in January. Although this fell during the lockdown, the number of thefts is rising sharply back to pre-Covid levels. “We’re warning people in the countryside to be on high alert,” said Rebecca Davidson, NFU Mutual rural affairs specialist. Traditional Defenders are in high demand since they ceased production in 2016….

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November 18th, 2020

Launching in October 2020 the Direct Vision Standard has been designed to make the streets of London safer for pedestrians and cyclists.   WHY HAS DVS BEEN INTRODUCED?  26,000 people injured on London roads in 2018 63% of cyclist deaths and 25% of pedestrian deaths in london involved HGVs Enforcement of The Standard comes into effect in March 2021 and affects ALL 12 tonne and above vehicles that enter London, with a £550 per day fine for non-compliance. It is something that…

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