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19 August 2014 at 15:19

Motorists will pay as much a 2p a litre less for fuel when they fill their tanks at supermarket petrol stations ahead of long bank holiday drives this weekend.The three biggest supermarket chains in the country, Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's are slashing 2p and 1p off their petrol and diesel prices respectively from Wednesday.The fuel prices at Asda will be at their lowest since the start of 2011...

19 August 2014 at 15:19

A coach ended up in a motorway-side ditch after crashing and overturning on Tuesday morning.All 50 passengers aboard escaped serious injury in the one-vehicle accident on the southbound Dursley, Gloucestershire stretch of the M5 (junctions 13-14) just before 10am.There have been reports of the minor casualty count reaching seven, with the coach driver himself sustaining back injuries. Motorist...

19 August 2014 at 15:19

Ferrari appears to have resoundingly proved itself as the most collectible classic car marque.Nine out of the top 10 largest sales over a historic weekend of sales events in the US were of the Italian thoroughbreds, one of which set a new classic car sales price record.An extremely rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was sold for a record breaking $38,115,000 (£22,843,633) by Bonhams in California.The po...

19 August 2014 at 15:19

The man allegedly involved in a video which shows a VW Polo entering the Brands Hatch track during a race has been charged.The stunt has landed 21-year-old Jack Cottle, of Wadhurst in East Sussex, with a court appearance before Sevenoaks magistrates on Monday, September 22.Cottle has been charged with causing public nuisance following his arrest for suspected false imprisonment in June. A male ...

18 August 2014 at 15:18

People who use company cars are more likely to drive faster than the 70mph speed limit on motorways than those in their own vehicles, new research shows.The RAC poll of 1,526 British drivers suggests nearly nine in every 10 workers using company cars (88%) break the speed limit, while two thirds of drivers do so in their own cars (67%).Nearly twice as many work vehicle drivers (62%) hit 80mph o...

18 August 2014 at 15:18

Scandalous speeds of up to 139 mph have been captured on Scotland's roads, police figures show.According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which obtained the data through a Freedom of Information request, the speed of 139 mph was recorded by a mobile speed camera on the A96 Keith to Huntly Road - which has a speed limit of 60 mph. Over the past 15 months, some motorists were found t...

18 August 2014 at 15:18

Three women posing for photographs on the M6, one of Britain's busiest motorways, had to be taken to a police station on Friday. According to a police spokesman this became a day for "shenanigans" on the motorway, when a man was later stopped from walking a shopping trolley along junction nine of the M6, at Wednesbury in the West Midlands. The man told traffic officers that he was "waiting f...

18 August 2014 at 15:18

Autumnal weather will arrive early this week in the form of cool temperatures, high winds and even ground frost.According to The Met Office, some parts of Northern England and Scotland will see winds of up to 50mph as well as unseasonal cold weather. Forecasters have put coastal areas on alert, predicting that the wind could whip up large waves.Meanwhile transport links could be affected by the...

18 August 2014 at 15:18

A whole new trim level is available for most Seat models with the manufacturer's latest I-Tech option.The Spanish car firm is boosting the equipment on its Alhambra, Altea, Altea XL, Ibiza, Mii and Toledo models and adding special dark alloy wheels, special edition mats, badges and key covers to some of them.Customers who buy the extras separately would pay up to £480 more for them, Seat says.T...

15 August 2014 at 15:45

The majority of motorists underestimate how long it takes for a car travelling at 70mph to stop, latest research suggests.The RAC quizzed drivers about the Highway Code's official stopping distances. Its findings reveal that only 16% of those questioned know that the stopping distance for a car travelling at 70mph is 96 metres, which the RAC defines as 24 car lengths.Some 11% think it is 68 met...

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