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Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Terrify dash cam footage of a car being sent flying onto its roof in a road rage collision has been released by police. The clip shows two cars driving at up to 100mph repeatedly undertaking and tailgating each other, getting dangerously close before one driver finally loses control. His Mini veers across three lanes of […]

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Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Tough new fuel economy tests have helped crack down on unrealistic MPG figures but there is still a significant gap between official figures and drivers’ real-world experiences. New data from a leading motoring consumer group has found that the latest Worldwide Harmonised Test Vehicle Procedure (WLTP) has brought laboratory and real-world results closer together, with […]

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MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

Politicians are more likely to have a speeding or other motoring conviction than any other profession in the UK. Analysis of insurance data has revealed that more than one in five (22 per cent) MPs has a conviction for speeding, more than any other job. Radio presenters were next on the speeding list of shame, […]

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Police introduce detectors to spot drivers using mobile phones

Police introduce detectors to spot drivers using mobile phones

Police are cracking down on drivers who illegally use their mobile phones with a new device that detects the dangerous behaviour. The device can determine if people are using mobile phones without hands-free kits while driving. Hampshire and Thames Valley police forces are the first to use the new technology. How it works When a […]

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This is why hanging an air freshener from your mirror could see you fined £1,000

This is why hanging an air freshener from your mirror could see you fined £1,000

Drivers are being warned that hanging an air freshener from their car’s rear view mirror could see them fined and handed penalty points. Similarly, traditional decorations such as furry dice, flags and even window stickers could land you in trouble with the law, as could larger objects such as sat navs and mobile phones if they […]

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A holiday parking company made a fortune while actually leaving customers’ cars in a field

A holiday parking company made a fortune while actually leaving customers’ cars in a field

A bogus parking company that promised to look after holidaymakers’ cars in a secure lot actually left unlocked vehicles in a field. The £1.4m operation, run by owner Asad Bashir Malik, involved customers’ vehicles being left unlocked with their windows open with keys on the windscreen, and some had even been issued parking tickets. Fake […]

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Tow-ing the line – caravanners urged to check they aren’t breaking towing laws

Tow-ing the line – caravanners urged to check they aren’t breaking towing laws

As British holidaymakers take to the road and the caravan season gets into full swing, drivers are being urged to make sure they aren’t breaking the law. Caravanning is hugely popular in the UK, with an estimated 555,000 touring caravans in use around the country, according to the The National Caravan Council (NCC). And many […]

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Ford reveals limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition

Ford reveals limited-run Fiesta ST Performance Edition

Ford has announced that it is introducing a special limited edition of its award-winning Fiesta ST hot hatch. The Ford Fiesta ST Performance Edition is being launched a year after the first examples of the latest ST went on sale and features bespoke Ford Performance parts to improve handling and reduce weight. Just 600 examples […]

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Named: the new cars that hold their value best – and the ones to avoid

Named: the new cars that hold their value best – and the ones to avoid

Britain’s slowest and fastest depreciating cars have been named, revealing a huge gap between the best and worst performing models. The list, put together by motoring consumer magazine What Car? is dominated by high-end models from the likes of Land Rover and Porsche, while mainstream brands including Fiat and Vauhxall languish at the bottom. While […]

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These are the motoring myths that are risking your family’s safety

These are the motoring myths that are risking your family’s safety

Millions of drivers are putting their safety and that of other road users at risk by falling for myths around tyre safety, according to motoring experts. A study of drivers’ attitudes on buying tyres found that one in five had bought part-worn tyres in the past and more than one in 10 – around four […]

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