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Aug 17

People are Still Using Phones While Driving


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Over two hundred drivers every day have been caught illegally using mobile phones while driving a motor vehicle following a police crackdown. Nearly six thousand motorists in the United Kingdom have been penalised by police in just four weeks following the harsher punishments coming into effect, essentially the equivalent of one offence being committed every seven minutes.

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Jul 17

Britain’s All-Time Bestselling Cars


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Motor vehicle enthusiasts can argue over which cars are best, but the one thing there is no arguing with is sales figures, and on that basis alone there are ten automobiles that really stand out from the crowd in the history of the United Kingdom. So which are the top ten bestselling cars ever in Great Britain?

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06
Jul 17

Manual or Automatic: A Guide for Young Drivers


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The choice between an automatic or manual car is one that divides many road users, and while Americans seem to prefer the automatic, the preference in the United Kingdom seems to be very much towards the more physically demanding manual. Still, the choice remains, and it’s a particularly potent one for new drivers and young drivers, as their initial choice is likely to be the one they stick with for the rest of their driving lives. So which is best – manual or automatic?

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22
Jun 17

A Guide to Choosing Car Tyres


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Buying tyres can be a confusing process, particularly for new drivers who have little prior experience. Trying to learn which tyres are best, or best suited to your particular vehicle, and which are the most cost effective can be overwhelming at the best of times. The great majority of people will look at the price tag first and foremost, but noise, grip and fuel efficiency are also important factors.

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08
Jun 17

How to Really Clean Your Car


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Salt, scratches and road grime can quickly take a toll on a vehicle, even a brand new one, as young drivers in particular will quickly come to learn. The good news however is that there are ways to clean your car and make sure that it comes up looking as great as ever.

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May 17

The Range Rover Story


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There are some cars, apart from the coveted classics, which are regarded as iconic, and the Land Rover is one such vehicle. Ever since the Land Rover was first revealed to the public in 1948, the brand has continued to sell, especially to landowners and the well-off. The Range Rover took the brand in a new direction, however. Here’s a look at some aspects of the Range Rover family’s story.

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04
May 17

A Road Trip Around Wales


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When the sun is shining and you are looking to get out on the open road and enjoy the weather and the scenery, you might want to consider a road trip around Wales. Wales is a beautiful country, offering wonderful views and some very pretty towns and villages. If you like a trip with something new to see every time that you turn the corner, then Wales is a great place for drivers.

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06
Apr 17

Don’t Let Driving Test Nerves Get the Better of You


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Driving test nerves are a problem for many people who are learning to drive. They might be quite confident drivers before taking their test, sailing through whatever problems their trainer presents them with. Come the day when they need to put their skills into practice, and some drivers morph into a person who really cannot drive.

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23
Mar 17

Some Changes to Driving Law for 2017


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A good number of the laws pertaining to driving have been around for many years. The spring of 2017 is likely to see a range of changes to the laws governing driving and how these will affect drivers as a whole. If you’ve not yet taken your driving test then you need to understand that the law governing drivers are changing. The authorities are cracking down on people using their mobile phone while they are driving, and road tax is set to rise – so how will this affect you?

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09
Mar 17

Brexit and the UK Car Industry: Trouble Ahead


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Before the Brexit referendum took place, politicians – including pro-leave campaigners – claimed it would be both possible and desirable to retain our access to the European single market. The fact is that many politicians believed that Europe would be so upset at our leaving that they would still allow access to the single market, but the EU27 countries are now adamant that this is not going to happen. All of this raises the question of why David Cameron proposed such a referendum, without considering that Europe could, quite legitimately refuse us access. The problems that this may cause, particularly for the UK car industry, have not been sufficiently addressed.

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