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nc500 police carPolice Target NC 500 Drivers As Lockdown is Lifted

As traffic is beginning to increase on the North Coast 500 following the lifting of the five mile restriction on travel for leisure and also the reopening of Scotland's tourism industry. things are getting busy again on this amazing coast route. before the coronavirus pandemic the route was being daubed Scotlands route66 and caused a large influx of drivers of all types of vehicles looking to travel the route. Then with the introduction of restrictions on travel and tourism the route quickly became quiet again.But now that the lockdown is being eased it seems to be thriving again as around 15 drivers have been charged with speeding in the first major crackdown on the Highland's NC500 since lockdown, with another 22 motorists received warnings for other road traffic offences during the recent police operation across the Highlands.

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  • Police target North Coast 500

    Police Target NC 500 Drivers As Lockdown is Lifted

    As traffic is beginning to increase on the North Coast 500 following the lifting of the five mile restriction on travel for leisure and also the reopening of Scotland's tourism industry. things are getting busy again on this amazing coast route. before the coronavirus pandemic the route was being daubed Scotlands route66 and caused a large influx of drivers of all types of vehicles looking to travel the route. Then with the introduction of restrictions on travel and tourism the route quickly became quiet again.But now that the lockdown is being eased it seems to be thriving again as around 15 drivers have been charged with speeding in the first major crackdown on the Highland's NC500 since lockdown, with another 22 motorists received warnings for other road traffic offences during the recent police operation across the Highlands.

     
  • New tariff at electric vehicle (EV) charging points On The North Coast 500

    The Highland Council has decided to introduce a tariff at EV charge points, starting on 1 June 2021.

    The new tariff is intended to recover costs associated with the operation and upkeep of the network, transitioning Highland Council to a more sustainable operating model.

    The number of EVs on the roads has doubled in the last year, therefore the risk in electricity supply will be upwards of those numbers without a tariff in place. The approach taken is fully endorsed by the Electric Vehicle Association Scotland and is designed to enable the Council to support and maintain the service offered, but also encourage best practice amongst users at charge points, facilitating all journeys.

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  • CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC INFORMATION

    CORONAVIRUS: PUBLIC INFORMATION

    The Government in Scotland & NHS Scotland are well prepared to deal with this virus. You can help too. The best way to protect yourself and others is Wash your hands with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel, regularly throughout the day. Catch your cough or sneeze in a tissue, bin it, and wash your hands. Thisisthe best way to slow the spread of almost any germs, including Coronavirus. If you recently arrived back from specified areas followthereturning traveller advice. Check the list of areas and find out more at: nhsinform.scot/coronavirus

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