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Pasteurised is Best

In Driving in the UK by Jonathan Humphrey

Milky, a V8 powered milkfloat now delivers creamy with full fat power Milky is demonstrating that the tyre company Falken tyre has tyres for almost any vehicle. Mel Smith’s custom milkfloat packs a full fat power train. The 3.5 litre Rover engine is mounted behind the delivery driver in place of the batteries. The summer season approaches and the vehicle is ready for the car …

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Drive the Mitsubishi 40th Anniversary Tour

In Driving in the UK, Events, Mitsubishi, Places by Jonathan Humphrey

Mitsubishi Motors is delighted to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year This significant landmark in the organisation’s history is being celebrated with The Mitsubishi Motors Grand Tour. A tour is being organised for 60 Mitsubishi vehicles manufactured before 2001 to take place on Saturday 31st May. The Grand Tour starts and finishes at Rendcomb Airfield in Gloucestershire. This historic venue, located just a few …

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IAM Driving safety advice for floods and storms

In Driving in the UK, Family, Featured Articles, Road Safety by Jonathan Humphrey

As the UK’s weather slowly deteriorates even more this week, the IAM has released their safety advice on driving safely in the coming floods and storms   The Road safety charity the IAM, offering advice from Britain’s top advanced driver, Peter Rodger. With the severe weather warnings in place throughout the UK. He offers tips and advice on driving in storms and …

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How to Drive Smoothly by the IAM

In Driving in the UK, Family, Road Safety by Jonathan Humphrey

Britain’s top advanced driver, Peter Rodger explains an advanced driving technique How to use IPSGA, to help you to drive as smoothly as possible: Information. What’s going on all around you? Check your mirrors to work out the movements of other road users as well as keep an eye on the road ahead. Position. After confirming it’s safe, take the best …

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Lack of Tyre Knowledge for Younger Drivers

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Young drivers at greater risk of tyre related accidents through a lack of tyre knowledge and regular tyre maintenance More than a third of drivers aged 18-25 had never checked their tread depth – and two out of three had not checked their tread within the last month, the maximum period recommended between checks. According to a new survey by Tyresafe a non profit …

13 Lucky for Some

In Driving in the UK by Jonathan Humphrey

The SMMT has revealed that the 13-plate has outsold the past nine registration plates. The SMMT the society of manufacturers and traders shows the 13-plate has, up until the end of July, overtaken all previous plates dating back to September 2008. It has been registered to 1,115,459 vehicles since it came into use in March this year and even with the August …

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Back in the days when racing a Volvo Estate was a good idea

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Touring Car Legends ITV4 commissions new primetime documentary series coming soon The new three-part documentary series charts the history of the BTCC British Touring Car Championship  The series will look back at the history of touring car racing in Britain, mixing archive footage with bespoke interviews with key drivers, team members and motorsport pundits.  It will tell the story of the British …

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Flash For Crash New Car Insurance Fraud

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Alarmingly on the increase criminals are replacing roundabout bump tactics with stealth headlight flashing A warning about a dangerous new Flash for Crash tactic being employed by criminals running ‘crash for cash’ fraud rings. Flashing headlights to entice innocent drivers into the path of a deliberate collision at junctions or whilst exiting fuel stations has emerged as a worrying trend since …

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Which is the better option, buying or car leasing?

In Driving in the UK by Jonathan Humphrey

You have decided that the time has come to purchase a new vehicle. You know that several different options exist, but you are not sure which one to choose. If you are deciding between leasing and buying a car, what is the better choice for you? Your credit scores Before you can buy or lease a vehicle, you need to …