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Tow-ing the line – caravanners urged to check they aren’t breaking towing laws

Tow-ing the line – caravanners urged to check they aren’t breaking towing laws

As British holidaymakers take to the road and the caravan season gets into full swing, drivers are being urged to make sure they aren’t breaking the law. Caravanning is hugely popular in the UK, with an estimated 555,000 touring caravans in use around the country, according to the The National Caravan Council (NCC). And many […]

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Ford reveals limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition

Ford reveals limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition

Ford has announced that it is introducing a special limited edition of its award-winning Fiesta ST hot hatch. The Ford Fiesta ST Performance Edition is being launched a year after the first examples of the latest ST went on sale and features bespoke Ford Performance parts to improve handling and reduce weight. Just 600 examples […]

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Named: the new cars that hold their value best – and the ones to avoid

Named: the new cars that hold their value best – and the ones to avoid

Britain’s slowest and fastest depreciating cars have been named, revealing a huge gap between the best and worst performing models. The list, put together by motoring consumer magazine What Car? is dominated by high-end models from the likes of Land Rover and Porsche, while mainstream brands including Fiat and Vauhxall languish at the bottom. While […]

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These are the motoring myths that are risking your family’s safety

These are the motoring myths that are risking your family’s safety

Millions of drivers are putting their safety and that of other road users at risk by falling for myths around tyre safety, according to motoring experts. A study of drivers’ attitudes on buying tyres found that one in five had bought part-worn tyres in the past and more than one in 10 – around four […]

Driving
Here’s how much you could be fined for not giving way at a zebra crossing

Here’s how much you could be fined for not giving way at a zebra crossing

Stopping to allow pedestrians to cross the road is not only good driving etiquette, it will also keep you out of trouble with the law. Failing to stop at a zebra crossing while a pedestrian is still on the road could land you with a hefty fine and points on your licence. Giving way If […]

Driving
Terrifying dash cam footage shows near misses as ‘Keep Left’ campaign targets tourists driving on wrong side of the road

Terrifying dash cam footage shows near misses as ‘Keep Left’ campaign targets tourists driving on wrong side of the road

Frightening dash cam video has emerged of drivers narrowly avoiding head-on collisions with tourists driving on the wrong side of the road. The videos of cars swerving to safety just seconds before collisions have been released amid a safety campaign aimed at reminding foreign drivers to keep to the left. The Keep Left campaign was […]

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Jaguar Land Rover shuts down for a week over Brexit uncertainty

Jaguar Land Rover shuts down for a week over Brexit uncertainty

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shut its UK factories on Monday, beginning a five-day closure over Brexit. The move was one of a number of car manufacturers which temporarily shut down. Almost half the country’s production has been paused in the run-up to the UK’s supposed departure from the EU. Companies have done so in readiness […]

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World’s first ‘ultra-low emissions’ zone launches in London

World’s first ‘ultra-low emissions’ zone launches in London

The world’s first ultra-low emissions zone was introduced in central London on Monday, as the city looks to clamp down on its pollution crisis. From one minute past midnight all but the cleanest cars and vans are being charged £12.50 a day to drive into the area. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the move was […]

Air Pollution
This fascinating video illustrates the evolution of car manufacturing over the past 50 years

This fascinating video illustrates the evolution of car manufacturing over the past 50 years

The split-screen film shows how humans are helped out with heavy lifting by state-of-the-art robots at SEAT’s Martorell factory near Barcelona, Spain. Designers, once armed with pencils and erasers, would come up with endless drawings on paper while today’s team is equipped with tablets, virtual reality glasses and floating screens. The result is a clinical […]

Car Feature
One in three Brits has inhaled toxic air in the country’s busy city centres, says study

One in three Brits has inhaled toxic air in the country’s busy city centres, says study

One in three Brits has inhaled toxic air in the country’s busy city centres, it has emerged.Researchers who carried out a detailed study found millions of us who either live in, or commute to and from, urban areas endure fumes, smoggy air and clouds of dust on an almost daily basis.Construction sites and the wafts […]

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