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21 October 2014 at 13:05

Motorists in Scotland are facing a major crackdown by police - who will target bad drivers and issue advice at the roadside. Police chiefs have signalled their officers are to increasingly use simple verbal warnings to help change the way many drivers behave behind the wheel, instead of issuing points or a fine.In one week from September 27, more than 7,000 vehicles were stopped which led to 1...

21 October 2014 at 13:05

A group campaigning for the rights of British drivers has called on Rotherham Council to quash the speeding convictions of a number of motorists who were tricked into driving 40mph on a 30mph stretch of road.The Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) said it is outrageous to penalise drivers who thought they were obeying the correct speed limit after a prankster put up an authentic-looking 40mph sig...

21 October 2014 at 13:05

The first of Land Rover's seven-seater Discovery Sports has rolled off the production line.Replacing the Freelander, the new Discovery Sport is being manufactured at Land Rover's Halewood plant. And the first model to come out of the factory near Liverpool is to be given to Virgin Galactic, as part of a new commercial link-up between the two companies.Motorists, meanwhile, should be able to buy...

21 October 2014 at 13:05

Police officers have recovered £1.2 million worth of stolen luxury cars housed in containers and trailers around the UK.The vehicles, including BMWs, a Porsche, Scania trucks and several Range Rovers, were found in Southampton, Felixstowe, Hull, Immingham, London Gateway and Grangemouth.They were about to be shipped to a number of countries in Africa as well as Cyprus, the US, France, Burma and...

21 October 2014 at 13:05

Salisbury in Wiltshire has been tipped among the best 10 best cities to visit in the world, according to a new travel guide. The historic British city - placed seventh - is being billed as much more than just a planned stop-off in the car for a Stonehenge visit, or merely a spot for day-trippers.Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015 said "for too long travellers have considered Salisbury a short...

20 October 2014 at 12:30

The final batch of essentially unneeded tax discs have found another use - as eBay memorabilia. For 93 years, displaying a tax disc has been as routine for motorists as keeping their car insurance policy validated. But the familiar paper discs became obsolete earlier this month and since October 1 no longer need to be displayed in windscreens. This is because officers now rely on the poli...

20 October 2014 at 12:30

A combination of high winds and heavy rain is likely to cause travel disruption as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Tuesday, when the aftermath of the storm is expected to be at its strongest, bringing with it gales of up to 60mph in places and large spells of rainfall.Northern Ireland, Northern England, North Wales, Southern a...

20 October 2014 at 12:30

Speeding drivers in one county have also been found quick off the mark with strange excuses - according to new police information. Cambridgeshire Police have published a list of fairly feeble justifications given by offending motorists, in a bid to underline the importance of sensible road use.Drivers convicted of speeding risk accruing points on their licence and a fine, as well as increased ...

20 October 2014 at 12:30

Jeremy Clarkson has received points on his driving licence for the first time in 30 years. The controversial television presenter revealed he had been caught speeding by a fixed speed camera in his column in The Sun. He was snapped doing over 80mph in a 60mph zone between Whitby and London - a stretch of road he has previously complained about in the paper for the number of speed cameras dot...

20 October 2014 at 12:30

Thousands of extra state-of-the-art, low-carbon diesel engines are to made in Dagenham, Ford has announced.News of the additional £190 million investment has been welcomed by Prime Minister David Cameron. He says the move is a vote of confidence in the Government's drive to back business, adding that it will boost the UK economy and create jobs.The extra investment will facilitate the second ph...

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