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01 September 2015 at 13:31

Lorries deemed to be unsafe face a "life-saving" London-wide ban as from Tuesday. The sanction applies to lorry drivers driving in the capital whose vehicles do not have the requisite safety features to protect pedestrians or cyclists.The ban, part of the UK's inaugural safe lorry initiative, comes in a year in which all but one of London's eight cyclist fatalities have involved trucks.It mean...

01 September 2015 at 13:31

US motorists are suing BMW, General Motors (GM), Honda and 7 other carmaking giants for keyless ignition faults which allegedly resulted in 13 deaths. The claimants allege that 10 motor manufacturers hid the fact that over 5 million cars fitted with key-free ignitions exposed users to the risk of poisoning by carbon monoxide fumes.The lawsuit filed in a Californian courtroom last Wednesday als...

01 September 2015 at 13:31

An annual £4.5 billion is the price experts are placing on the cost of traffic jams to British industry. Lex Autolease's new poll of 1,041 motorists finds that lost working time amounts to 10-figure sums.The fleet management supplier says that staff spend around a seventh of time (13%) they should be spending at work sat stuck in congestion.The survey shows that motorists drive for a daily ave...

01 September 2015 at 13:31

Porsche lovers from around the country will descend on Hedingham Castle next weekend for the world's largest-ever classic auction of the luxury brand. An incredibly rare 356 Carrera, which helped forge the German firm manufacturer's reputation, is expected to be the star of the show.Another 59 of the rarest and best Porsche machines will feature on Sunday, September 6 to mark 60 years since th...

28 August 2015 at 13:02

Unnecessary traffic signs are to be removed, while helpful ones are to be made more visible. It is part of government plans to keep motorists safe and restore "common sense" to Britain's roads.Ministers say "useless" signs are a waste of taxpayers' money and can be a dangerous distraction to drivers.Research carried out by the Department for Transport (DfT) in 2013 revealed the number of traff...

28 August 2015 at 13:02

Motorists planning a bank holiday getaway should prepare for rain, with some parts of the UK expecting thunderstorms.The RAC estimates 14 million cars will be on the roads this weekend, and is urging drivers to check their vehicles before heading out to reduce the number of breakdowns .Many events are taking place during the extended break, and revellers attending the Notting Hill carnival in L...

28 August 2015 at 13:02

Motorists face longer waits to have their driving licence queries processed due to a DVLA worker strike, agency bosses are warning. Hundreds of DVLA employees have started three-day industrial action on Friday over a pay row. The dispute relates to reductions to workers' extra Saturday pay. New staff will not get the traditional Saturday pay top-up for anti-social hours, while people who were...

28 August 2015 at 13:02

Drivers searching for a new set of wheels over the next month could potentially save thousands of pounds, What Car? is suggesting. With the arrival of the new registration plate in September, the motoring magazine says there are huge discounts to be had on a number of prestige cars if buyers hold their nerve and drive a hard bargain in the showroom.Its Target Price team, which goes undercover ...

28 August 2015 at 13:02

Motorists aged 17 to 24 are the worst culprits when it comes to in-car mobile phone abuse, a new Brake study shows. The road safety charity has urged drivers to put away their "life-threatening distractions" and concentrate fully on the road.Brake's call comes as nearly 14 million motorists take to road for the three-day bank holiday this weekend.The poll of 1,000 drivers finds that 49% of you...

27 August 2015 at 10:59

Motorists are being urged to plan their August Bank Holiday journeys in advance, with the RAC predicting an extra 14 million drivers on the roads.With many seeking to get away early, increasing traffic volumes are expected on both Thursday evening and Friday morning.But the RAC says Saturday is likely to see traffic at its heaviest, with up to 2.6 million more motorists than usual on the UK's r...

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