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Older motorists are being given the chance to extend their driving lifetimes by having their skills independently assessed. A leading road safety charity has revived a scheme to encourage motorists to refresh their skills. This could provide a new stimulus for pensioners who drive, especially as many of them can lose their confidence amid slower reactions on increasingly busier roads.

Brake, the road safety charity, has added its voice to the call of organisations around the world to #SaveKidsLives as part of the United Nations’ third Global Road Safety Week (4-10 May 2015). Brake is calling for a 20mph default urban speed limit to protect children and enable them to enjoy walking and cycling without fear.

RAC: Older drivers can have skills assessed

AM Online: UK new car and used car markets predicted to remain in growth

Auto Express: More pressure on dirty diesels as courts get tough on pollution

Express: Motorway collisions involving foreign lorries increase by 14 per cent

Brake: Brake asks politicians and drivers to #SaveKidsLives as Global Road Safety Week begins

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