Archive: July, 2011

Drink drive tests fall

Posted on 07/29/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

The number of breath tests fell sharply over the summer, while the number of motorists stopped for suspected drug-driving rose by nearly a third.

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More than 100,000 driving tests nearly ended in a crash

Posted on 07/29/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

More than 110,000 driving tests nearly ended in a car crash last year, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.

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‘Sleepy market town’ surrounded by ring of car cameras

Posted on 07/29/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

A small market town has become the first place in Britain to be encircled by a surveillance system tracking the movements of all motorists, amid protest from civil liberties campaigners.

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Motor insurance premiums fall for young drivers

Posted on 07/28/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

Car insurance premiums for younger drivers have fallen for the first time in two years, according to figures released today.

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Saab faces further financial problems

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

Saab fails to pay more than 1,600 workers as the Swedish car maker’s debts continue to mount.

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Safety takes a back seat to style for British drivers

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

More than half of UK drivers who need prescription lenses wear normal sunglasses at the wheel.

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Why satnavs won’t mean the end of maps

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

With the summer holidays upon us should you be relying on a map or satnav to get you to your destination?

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Slow drivers cause the most frustration

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

Motorists call for “slow-speed cameras” to crack down on dawdlers who get in the way.

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European cars still less reliable than Japanese counterparts

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

Land Rover has come bottom of an authoritative car reliability survey, which showed that Japanese manufacturers are still performing better than their European counterparts.

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Save money with an eco driving course

Posted on 07/27/11 by Motoring news: breaking news on cars, the car industry and motorsport coverage from around the world

Learning how to reduce CO2 emissions and fuel usage through precise driving could benefit us all.

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