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Oct 17

10,000 UK Drivers with More Than 12 Points


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Over ten thousand motorists in the United Kingdom are still allowed to drive in spite of having twelve or more driving licence penalty points. A BBC News analyst has demonstrated that the greatest number of still valid licences that had at least a dozen points was held by motorists that live in the north of England. That people who have such a large number of points on their driving licence are still being allowed on British roads makes a joke of the entire system, according to a number of road charities.

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28
Sep 17

An Easy Drive around East Anglia for Beginners


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East Anglia is a good place for a pleasant drive, both for those who are new to the area and to new drivers in general. The area has a great deal of truly beautiful scenery and yet is also very flat and does not have a lot of traffic, making it an easy drive for beginners.

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14
Sep 17

Driving Test Cheats Face Prison Time


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A man who cheated on his driving test has been sent to prison for six months. He was made an example of in order to act as a deterrent to others who may be tempted to make use of what has been described as an “industry” of frauds who are willing to take the theory exam in their stead.

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24
Aug 17

The Hardest Places to Pass Your Test in 2017


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Drivers wanting the best chance of successfully passing their driving test would be better off avoiding the West Midlands if at all possible, according to a heatmap of the failure and pass rates of practical driving tests that has just been released recently.

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10
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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20
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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