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ANYONE caught using a hand-held mobile phone while at the wheel of a car will now get a £200 fine and six points on their licence – doubling the previous penalty.

Mobility Roadshow set to rev up the action again at Stoneleigh

NEXT year’s Mobility Roadshow – Europe’s largest test-drive and independent mobility event – returns to the NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, June 1-3.

Disabled motorists rev up for three-day Mobility Roadshow

IF YOU are disabled and looking for a solution to your motoring problems there's only one place to be over the next few days . . . The three-day Mobility Roadshow revs into action at Silverstone and it's guaranteed to set all pulses racing.

Councils must do more to stamp out Blue Badge abuse

COUNCILS across the UK are being urged to do more to enforce the Blue Badge Scheme, which give parking concessions to disabled people.

Rally legend Paddy takes the hot seat for older drivers

RALLY CAR legend Paddy Hopkirk has taken on a new role – championing older drivers.

Mobility Roadshow revs up for Silverstone spectacular

NEXT year’s Mobility Roadshow goes ahead at the Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire on May 26-28.

European Mobility Week – A truly inclusive campaign?

EUROPEAN Mobility Week gets into gear today (September 16). The aim is to get people thinking about the range of transport options available, and to choose the right mode when travelling. But that’s not easy if you have a disability, says PHILIPPA WILLITTS.

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