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02 July 2012 at 13:11
More than one in four of all drivers in the UK have been involved in an accident on their way to work, according to a new poll by the Institute of Advanced Motorists. What’s more, nearly one in three have had a near miss on the same run inside the last 12 months.
26 June 2012 at 15:54
What difference does 10mph make? When you’re sat behind a slower moving driver at 60mph in the outside lane of the motorway, you might think a lot.
24 June 2012 at 13:07
It’s the bane of the car owners’ life – bird droppings on the paintwork. Eradicating them bodywork can take ages, and if left on a car’s paintwork, can eat away at the compound and strip away the surface finish, potentially costing you in the long run.
20 June 2012 at 09:50
Half of motorists are unaware that from the 1st July it has become illegal to travel in France without carrying a personal breathalyser kit in your car.
19 June 2012 at 14:12
The rise in fuel prices since the turn of the year has had a big impact on UK motorists. According to a report by motor accessory retailer Halfords, the increase in pence per litre at the pumps has seen drivers now spending one hour and 26 minutes LESS behind the wheel each week.
18 June 2012 at 11:45
The 2012 RAC Report on Motoring is now out, and it reveals how the modern motorist faces increased driving costs. Fuel prices, insurance costs, servicing and road tax are all issues facing drivers budgeting for their yearly cost of motoring.
01 June 2012 at 15:44
There is always much discussion after each successive harsh winter about our roads needing improvement, and there are sometimes Government pledges to increase its road transport budget for repairs. However, is anything actually being done to rectify the shocking condition of our nation’s carriageways?
31 May 2012 at 09:55
The summer season brings with it plenty of opportunities for social occasions. Barbeques, festivals and other outdoor events often combine good times, food and drink – but for the designated driver, it can be a frustrating time.
30 May 2012 at 17:31
We’ve all been in the scenario: you’ve got a know-it-all passenger who thinks they can drive better than you, always altering the controls and creating a distraction, tearing your concentration away from the road.
22 May 2012 at 17:11
With the torrential rain and blanket wet weather besetting the UK in recent weeks, the inclement conditions have seen the demand for new wipers blades soar.