Offenders will also receive three points on their licence, while other existing offences – such as using a mobile behind the wheel – will result in an increased penalty, also to £100. [more]
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Turkey, and Istanbul in particular, have hit the headlines a lot recently. Riots over the redevelopment of Istanbul’s Gezi Park, along with general anti-government feelings, have made parts of the city centre no-go areas. But for those considering the journey across Europe to Turkey, is this sprawling metropolis too dangerous to visit?
For people who [more]
Many parents are put off taking long road trips with their younger children. They may feel more secure in a resort or package holiday environment, or they may feel that endless hours in the car with their young ones pose too many problems. Children can be a handful at the best of times, but taking [more]
The project will be run by Nissan and Oxford University researchers, and will be undertaken on low-traffic roads. A back-up driver will be present in test vehicles as a precaution – and presumably supported by membership to a [more]
The Crumball Rally actually encompasses a number of different rallies, such as the Italian Job (from Reims in France to Turin in Italy), Mission Impossible (Reims–Prague) and ‘Allo ‘Allo (across [more]
Lord Drayson, the former Labour Science Minister, has set a new electric land speed record reaching a top speed of 204.185mph (an average from two runs) eclipsing the previous record of 175mph set in 1974 by Battery Box Electric in America.
The Drayson B12 69/EV, an 850bhp, quad-motor powered electric prototype, weighing less than 1,000kg’s [more]
The average number of miles a usual car driver in the UK amasses each year is around the 8,500 mark. Irv Gordon from Long Island in the US, however, has averaged almost 64,000 a year over 47 years taking him close to the 3 million mark. An impressive number especially given the fact he’s done [more]
If you’ve passed your driving licence or you’re in the process of doing so you should really know to give way to traffic on your right when entering a round-a-bout or maybe that overtaking is prohibited across solid white lines. The fundamentals are needed in order to pass the theory and the practical test in [more]
If you have just bought a new car or if you are going to buy a cheap used car, maintaining the vehicles performance is vital. As much as startrescue.co.uk will make sure you can break down safe in the knowledge that you will be quickly looked after by the rescue team, Carhoots.com show us that [more]
Presently, many sections of Germany’s motorways have only a suggested speed limit of 81mph, or have temporary speed limits. The death rate on German motorways [more]