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13 January 2015 at 09:55

Motorists in the North West face four months of travel disruption as a multi-million-pound roadworks project is carried out on the M53.The £2.8 million Highways Agency scheme will see lanes reinstated and weight restrictions removed at junction two near Moreton on the Wirral.Two new bridges at the junction which carry slip roads over the motorway are also set to be renewed.Work is due to begin ...

13 January 2015 at 09:55

The Government has welcomed Jaguar Land Rover's decision to build its new crossover SUV model in Britain - a move which will create 1,300 jobs.The car maker announced that its newest model will be built at the company's site in Solihull, in the West Midlands.Business Secretary Vince Cable said the move was "great news" for the manufacturing sector in the UK and a "ringing endorsement" of the co...

12 January 2015 at 13:01

Motoring icon Aston Martin has kicked off the new year by introducing its latest influx of apprentices at its global HQ in Warwickshire.Recent weeks have seen 12 new apprentices start work with Aston Martin at the Gaydon facility, with a further two clay modelling apprentices beginning this month.Aston Martin receives in excess of 600 applications for its apprenticeship scheme each year, making...

12 January 2015 at 13:01

Customers could be getting confused by the rising number of niche models entering the new car market, research has suggested.UK motoring guide Glass's, which also provides vehicle valuations, said that some niche models were becoming too widely available while others were poorly focused.Rupert Pontin, head of valuations at Glass's, warned that a drop in values of used models of the niche produc...

12 January 2015 at 13:01

A cruise control system which is capable of predicting and reacting to another car cutting into a motorist's lane using a smoother braking action is being launched by Honda.The Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (i-ACC) system will be first introduced in the new European CR-V and takes a step forward from the traditional Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system. It is based on extensive real-world...

12 January 2015 at 13:01

Motorists in Birmingham can now buy petrol for just 99.7p a litre, after a service station in the city became the first in Britain to cut prices to below £1.The move means that Harvest Energy service station, based in Alcester Road South, now offers the cheapest petrol anywhere in the country, according to the RAC. It is also the lowest petrol price seen in Britain since 2009. Velautham Sarve...

12 January 2015 at 13:01

Children should be taught about traffic and road safety in schools in order to cut down on the number of deaths and injuries on Britain's roads, a charity says. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is calling for traffic education to be made a compulsory part of the national curriculum.It wants the UK to follow the lead of Italy, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and Latvia, where it is...

09 January 2015 at 12:15

An MP has called for a windfall tax to be imposed on petrol station owners if they do not act to reduce fuel prices.Nigel Evans said that the plunge in oil prices means the cost of petrol should be about £1 a litre, and that companies who are not passing on the cut to "hard-pressed" motorists should be punished.Speaking in the House of Commons, the Ribble Valley MP called for a Parliamentary de...

09 January 2015 at 12:15

Road accidents could be avoided if cyclists were required to have a bell on their bikes, it has been suggested in the House of Lords.Liberal Democrat peer Lord Bradshaw made the point during a debate on the danger to blind and visually impaired people caused by "shared space" road schemes, where there is no segregation between cars, cyclists and pedestrians.He suggested that ensuring all bikes ...

09 January 2015 at 12:15

Scottish ministers have published fresh advice for local authorities wishing to bring in speed limits of 20mph. The guidance has created a template for councils looking to follow Edinburgh's example.The Scottish capital announced plans on Wednesday (January 7) which, if approved, could see motorists abiding by 20mph limits on four fifths of its roads by 2017/18.The guidance aims to encourage t...

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