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November 30, 2015
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Car smoking ban now in force In England and Wales, it is now illegal to smoke in a car carrying children. The much-debated law came into force on 1st October 2015. It’s designed to protect children from the harmful effects of secondhand tobacco smoke. If caught, both the driver and anyone else smoking in the

October 12, 2015
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Are car infotainment systems safe? Technology is becoming more and more common in every aspect of our lives, and it’s no different when it comes to cars. But is this step forward in technology actually making us less safe on the road? Talking, texting, tweeting Reuters recently published an article detailing how dashboard displays for

October 5, 2015
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How to drive more fuel-efficiently The amount of fuel your car uses has a lot to do with the make and model you’ve chosen, but this isn’t the only thing that can affect fuel usage. There are a few handy tips and tricks you can apply to the way you drive to help cut down

September 22, 2015
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New statistics show drink-driver deaths not reducing Since 2010, the number of people killed in accidents, where at least one driver was over the drink drive limit, has stagnated. This has disappointed motoring organisations, such as the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), who want to see the numbers reduce. The latest Government figures, released in

September 14, 2015
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Are reversing cameras suitable for young drivers? New cars are increasingly packed with technology that is labelled as ‘a driver aid’ or ‘driver assistance’. This technology includes auto braking, lane departure warnings, blind spot detection and reversing cameras. But are these driver assistance tools a help or a hindrance for young drivers? The Yorker has