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12 August 2015 at 12:56

Drivers can expect challenging conditions over the next 48 hours with the risk of a whole month's worth of rainfall expected, forecasters are warning. MeteoGroup predicts that rainfall levels across Wales and England could hit anything from 30mm to 50mm between Thursday and Friday.Intense thundery rain is also anticipated, making life for motorists difficult with a greater number than average ...

11 August 2015 at 12:45

Almost 20,000 drivers who have enough penalty points to be banned from driving are still on the road, new research reveals. Usually motorists are banned for at least six months if they hit 12 points over 3 years.But Auto Express found that over one in three drivers across Wales and England - 7,078 out of 19,848 - who have reached this figure have escaped disqualification.The motoring magazine ...

11 August 2015 at 12:45

Motorway drivers suffered lengthy delays stretching from Liverpool to North Wales following a gas tanker fire on Monday. Those with their journey planners set for Chester were particularly delayed. The M56 near the city was closed, causing gridlock as firefighters took six hours to bring the blaze under control. The propane gas-carrying lorry caught fire on the motorway's hard shoulder on jun...

11 August 2015 at 12:45

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) says plans to close the Eurotunnel at night to help prevent illegal migrants entering the UK are "incredulous". Thousands of migrants are still camped in Calais, trying to stow away on lorries bound for cross-Channel ferries.There are even reports of migrants hiding in people's cars, as well as boarding Eurotunnel trains bound for London.The RHA, which repres...

11 August 2015 at 12:45

Motoring enthusiasts are in for a treat as the largest free-to-view driving show in the UK returns for another instalment. The Regent Street Motor Show once again takes place on London's iconic shopping street, showcasing 125 years of motoring history from pre-1905 veteran cars right through to the supercars of today.Saturday 31 October is the all-important date, with the festivities kicking ...

10 August 2015 at 13:28

A fuel price war is brewing as all major supermarkets again slashed the cost of filling up at their pumps. Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda have all shaved 2p per litre off the cost of diesel and 1p off unleaded petrol, while Morrisons slashed diesel prices by 4p to around 107p a litre. It also cut its petrol prices by 1p to an average of 112p a litre. RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams believes it ...

10 August 2015 at 13:28

Having once been viewed by many as a laughing stock Skoda now makes the world's most reliable cars, the results of a new survey by JD Power suggest.Across the industry the annual Vehicle Dependability Survey found an average of 114 problems per 100 cars aged between one and three years.But among Skoda's cars only 77 problems per 100 vehicles were typically found, less than for any other manufac...

10 August 2015 at 13:28

Speciality vehicle drivers could soon be subject to criminal record vetting like London Black Cab operators, if local government leaders get their way. The Local Government Association (LGA) wants drivers of limousines, rickshaws, party buses and other novelty modes of transport to have their backgrounds checked to quell safety fears.The LGA calls existing laws "utterly outdated" and "confusin...

10 August 2015 at 13:28

A police crackdown on Aberdeenshire's roads caught five motorists doing over 100mph in the space of just three days. Four cars and a motorcycle were clocked travelling between 100mph and 103mph on the A90 between Peterhead and Aberdeen, as part of Operation CEDAR (Challenge, Educate, Detect and Reduce) across the region.The offenders - all male aged between 23 and 55 - have been reported to th...

10 August 2015 at 13:28

Computer games are being used to try and help solve the real-world integrated transport challenges of tomorrow. Ford thinks gamers and developers could be a key factor in shaping future transport, especially when it comes to combining different types.The car manufacturer's Smart Mobility Game Challenge employs computers to replicate likely scenarios and how these might evolve.Gamers are being ...

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