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Speed Limiters: What could go wrong?

May 8th, 2019


It emerged toward the end of March that the UK is going to be conforming with the European Commission’s new bright idea about road safety, whether we’re in or out. The Department for Transport is well on board with the idea of mandating that every vehicle sold in the country…


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Pavement Parking: Where do we stand?

May 8th, 2019


This month has seen the launch of a new parliamentary enquiry into that most concerning of motoring problems: pavement parking. We drivers engage in this practice for good reasons, but there are also good reasons why pedestrians give us grief about it. In any case, we’re looking forward to seeing…


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Denting and Dashing: Who does this?

April 11th, 2019


If you spend a lot of your time driving, then the chances are overwhelming that at some point you’ve found your vehicle dented, and the responsible party nowhere in sight. This week, we learned, via research carried out on behalf of YourParkingSpace.co.uk, that around one in seven of us would…


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What’s The Parking Act 2019 all About?

April 11th, 2019


You could have been forgiven for missing a recent and significant piece of motoring news, buried as it was amidst all of the Brexit-related goings-on. After a long (some might say overlong) wait, the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 received royal assent on March 15th. This piece of legislation…


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Seriously, Turn Off Your Phones!

April 11th, 2019


You might recall reading a few weeks ago on these very pages about our dreadful habit of using our phones while we’re on the road. We told you that it was a serious problems, and suggested a few ways in which we might get the behaviour under control. Well, it…


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Bridge Bashing: A Cautionary Tale

April 11th, 2019


This month saw an all-too-familiar tragedy unfold in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Despite great efforts having been taken to daub the local low-hanging railway crossing in black-and-yellow warning signs, an overly-optimistic HGV driver still managed to crash into it. Cambridgeshire Live reports that, in the wake of the mishap, a Network Rail…


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Average Speed Checks Explained: How do They Work?

April 3rd, 2019


If you’ve ever caught sight of a series of white lines on the road surface and had to slam on your brakes, then you’ll probably appreciate that a speed trap can often do more harm than good. Average speed checks have been linked with safer roads, and they’re getting cheaper…


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What are Smart Motorways and How Should We Use Them?

April 3rd, 2019


These days, it seems that everything in life has to have the word ‘smart’ bolted onto the front. We take calls on our smart-phones, we look at the time with our smart-watches, we drive around in smart-cars, monitor our water usage with a smart-meter and watch hours of Netflix on…


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Google Maps Rolling out Speed Camera Alerts

March 1st, 2019


In recent months, Google have been rolling out new speed camera icons onto their maps application. This will surely come as welcome news to the nation’s motorists, however much it might worry to treasury. In 2016, more than two million drivers were caught speeding, a significant portion of which will…


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Why do we Salt Roads?

March 1st, 2019


At this time of year, drivers across the country should be especially grateful of a special chemical substance: one that keeps the roads safe and tastes delicious when sprinkled across a plate of fish and chips. We’re talking, of course, about sodium chloride, or salt. But how exactly does salt…


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