Wed, Nov 14, 2018 8:23 PM

Insurance Black Boxes Are Saving Young Lives

A major new report has revealed that the introduction of black boxes and telematics insurance has played a vital role in making young drivers safer behind the wheel. Department for Transport statistics show that road casualties in the age-bracket 17-19 year olds has dropped by 35%, comp...

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Tue, Nov 13, 2018 9:07 PM

How Is Diesel Sales Slump Pushing CO2 Emissions Higher?

The crackdown on so-called dirty diesel cars has led to new cars producing more CO2 gases than they did five years ago according to government data. With buyers opting to purchase petrol cars due to higher taxes, higher fuel prices and other surcharges on diesels, the actual output of a...

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Mon, Nov 12, 2018 7:47 PM

Don’t Fall Foul Of Uninsured Car Crackdown

Police forces across the UK are joining forces to clamp down on drivers whose cars are on the road but uninsured, and you don’t even have to be driving to get caught. Operation Drive Insured was launched this week, with the aim of keeping the UK’s roads safer from dangerous...

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Thu, Nov 8, 2018 8:26 PM

Could This Cheap Trick Stop Your Keyless Car Being Stolen?

As the motor industry struggles with the impact of keyless cars being easily stolen, one UK driver believes he has come up with a simple way of preventing so-called relay attacks. Adam Farmiloe from Wolverhampton has tested a theory which shows that placing your keys in an empty drinks...

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Wed, Nov 7, 2018 10:04 PM

Britain Is A Nation Of Speeders, With Nearly Half Exceeding The National Limit

The Department of Transport has revealed that nearly half of car drivers have gone above the national speed limit on UK roads. The DfT found that of the 446.6m cars recorded at 74 different sites across the country, 208m of them were travelling above the speed limit. The count...

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Tue, Nov 6, 2018 7:52 PM

Petrol Prices Cut By Up To 2p A Litre

The UK’s major supermarkets have given purse-strings a pre-Christmas boost by cutting the cost of petrol by up to 2p a litre. Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s have finally relented after being accused of campaigners of failing to pass on the savings to customers, despite whol...

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Mon, Nov 5, 2018 9:55 PM

Police Chief Wants Drivers To Pay For Petrol Before Filling Up

Petrol companies are being accused of putting profits before crime reduction by a police chief who wants to change the way the nation pays for its petrol. Incidences of criminals driving off without paying for their petrol has risen by 40 per cent in some areas of the country, with the...

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Thu, Nov 1, 2018 7:33 PM

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car Passes Crash Tests With Flying Colours

Confidence in the future of hydrogen fuel-cell engine technology has received a boost after the very first Euro NCAP test for the second generation fuel saw it pass with top marks. Hyundai’s groundbreaking Nexo was the car under scrutiny, the first time a vehicle with the hydrogen...

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Wed, Oct 31, 2018 8:02 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Announce Cost-Cutting Strategy

The UK’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced a series of cost-cutting initiatives after experiencing challenging market conditions. JLR recorded a pre-tax loss of £90 million during the third quarter, with the demise of diesel sales and tricky mar...

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Tue, Oct 30, 2018 8:38 PM

What’s Your Favourite Driving Album?

An album with a famous BBC F1 theme tune has helped Fleetwood Mac win a poll of the best driving album of all time according to a new survey. The 1977 album Rumours, which features the hit song The Chain was voted No.1 driving album after the AA surveyed 20,650 of its members to find ou...

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