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Latest clean air zone delayed because of problems with its online checking systems

Latest clean air zone delayed because of problems with its online checking systems

The Clean Air Zone for Birmingham is due to be delayed because an online government vehicle checking service has reportedly been giving “inaccurate” results. This is what you need to know about the delay and what exactly Clean Air Zones are. Birmingham Clean Air Zone delayed Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone is designed to clamp down […]

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Fast & Furious and Lamborghini to get official Lego kits

Fast & Furious and Lamborghini to get official Lego kits

Unnamed Lamborghini to be join Porsche 911 and Bugatti Chiron in ‘Ultimate’ series

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Aston Martin Vantage Roadster – sports car loses roof and gains a new name

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster – sports car loses roof and gains a new name

Two-seater convertible

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Drink-drive crashes on the increase as roadside testing is halved in 10 years

Drink-drive crashes on the increase as roadside testing is halved in 10 years

The number of crashes on UK roads involving a drink-driver has increased four per cent, according to the latest official data. Provisional Department for Transport figures for 2018 show there were 5,900 incidents involving at least one driver who was over the legal limit. That is 200 more than in 2018 and means that one […]

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Learners offered more than £100 off driving lessons with dash cam deal

Learners offered more than £100 off driving lessons with dash cam deal

Learner drivers are being offered the chance to save more than £100 on their lessons as part of a deal between the UK’s biggest driving school and a dash cam firm. The partnership will see anyone who buys selected dash cam models from Nextbase offered a discount on learning packages with Red Driving School worth […]

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Aston Martin Vantage Roadster – sports car loses roof and gains a new name

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster – sports car loses roof and gains a new name

Aston Martin has launched the latest member of its growing model line-up – the Vantage Roadster. Two years after the latest Vantage Coupe hit the roads, the Roadster replaces the familiar Volante name-tag for Aston’s convertibles and brings an al fresco addition to the family while retaining the hard-top’s mechanicals and performance. Priced from £126,950, […]

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Learners in the dark over nighttime driving as 100,000 miss out on vital lessons

Learners in the dark over nighttime driving as 100,000 miss out on vital lessons

More than 100,000 learner drivers a year are missing out on vital knowledge by sitting their test without ever having practised in the dark. Figures released by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) show that, despite the added challenges presented by driving in the dark, just under a fifth (17.5 per cent) of candidates […]

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You’ll soon be able to use your iPhone or Apple Watch to start your car

You’ll soon be able to use your iPhone or Apple Watch to start your car

Apple Watch and iPhone users will soon be able to use their devices to unlock and start their cars. The tech giant released a new test version of its operating system last week which includes references to a CarKey feature. According to 9to5Mac, the beta version of iOS 13.4 includes mentions of a CarKey API […]

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Why not de-icing your car properly could cost you between £20 and £2,500

Why not de-icing your car properly could cost you between £20 and £2,500

After Storm Ciara’s recent battering of the UK and with Storm Dennis predicted to continue the onslaught this week many drivers are waking up to find their cars covered in snow and ice. In the rush to get out of the cold and on your way it might be tempting to fire up your car […]

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Drivers risking huge fines and points for going to the toilet on the motorway

Drivers risking huge fines and points for going to the toilet on the motorway

Millions of British motorists are risking a heavy fine and points on their licence by stopping to go to the toilet at the roadside. The hard shoulder on a motorway is there as a last resort in case of emergencies but as many as 2.5m drivers have admitted to using it as an impromptu loo. […]

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