CBI Wales has now joined the Federation of Small Businesses and called for an immediate end to the Severn Bridge tolls to give the economy an instant boost.
Current tolls will be slashed to £3 for small vehicles and £10 for bigger units when the bridges pass into public ownership in 2018.
IAM RoadSmart is looking for a Younger Driver Ambassador from September 2017 to July 2018 in a competition called Get In The Driving Seat.
The lucky winner will be touring the country spreading the safer driving and riding message to schools, colleges and apprentice centres, plus working closely with members of the charity’s 202 local groups and you can get more details at the IAM RoadSmart Facebook page.
Over 40% of young drivers told GoodYear tyres pollsters that they still used mobile phones behind the wheel and half would continue to do so and risk prosecution.
It is the most common distraction mentioned by drivers and 18% said they had been involved in a collision when not looking at the road ahead.
Special trade deals between UK, Turkey and South Africa will be needed as a result of Brexit, the company’s European head Jim Farley said at a London conference.
Bridgend and Dagenham engine plants are facing a possible 2.7% tariff penalty on exported units to vehicle assembly plants in Europe but the UK brings in Transit and Ranger models made outside the EU 27 area and would be subject to World Trade rules.
A third of stolen vehicles recovered by Tracker in 2016 were valued at less than £5,000.
As more expensive models improve security the figure should serve as a stark warning to owners and the average price of cars stolen last year was just over £16,000, down from over £19,000 in 2015.
Motorists have told the AA they want potholes filled inside a week.
About one in six have set a maximum limit of 24 hrs and the poll comes after the Office of Rail and Road said councils have failed agreed repair targets.