DVLA Scam Warning

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DVLA warns the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving licence details via an online link.

DVLA warns the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving licence details via an online link.

The email, which wrongly claims to have been sent from DVLA, appears to be an attempt to trick drivers into providing personal details. DVLA have not sent out an email asking customers to update or verify their details.

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Scotland to cut drink drive limit

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The Government in Scotland is expected to cut the nation’s drink-drive limit putting the legal limit below that south of the border.
 
New proposals, which if approved by the Scottish Parliament would see the cut come into effect on 5th December, 2014, would see the blood alcohol limit cut from 80 milligrams to 50 milligrams in every 100 millilitres of blood.
 
The cut would bring Scotland’s drink-drive limit into line with much of Europe. Draft legislation has been laid before Parliament following a consultation exercise.
 

Drivers set to save as licence fees fall

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Drivers are calculated to collectively save up to £150 million over the next 10 years as the cost of getting a driving licence is slashed, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander and Transport Minister Claire Perry have announced.  
 
Driving licence fees will fall by up to 32% as part of the Government's commitment to deliver savings to the taxpayer.   
 
The changes, which follow a recent public consultation, came into force on Friday, 31st October.