Safety

With drier spring-time roads and with summer just around the corner, you might be thinking: it's time to dust off the motorcycle. But before you head out for your first jaunt of motorcycle season, you might want to check the list below: it details the top 10 UK roads that have the highest percentage of motorcycle crashes.
A motorcyclist in Texas had a miraculous escape after almost losing control of his Kawasaki - while travelling at 130mph. A 'speed wobble' - sometimes called a 'death wobble' - is when a motorcycle's handlebars and front wheel start oscillating at high speeds - due to a number of aerodynamic and mechanical factors.
The Law Commission is set to scrutinise how the law functions in relation to autonomous vehicles - with a view to ensuring humans can still be held responsible in the event of a crash. The study will also look at how driverless car hackers can be prosecuted.
As snow falls across many parts of the UK, it’s crucial to prepare for icy road conditions on journeys to work or school. Here are 10 things you should know about driving in the snow…
A driver in Norfolk has been stopped by police because a sofa was hanging dangerously out of his car's boot. The motorist was pulled over in Long Stratton after an officer spotted the two-seat leather couch being precariously transported in the back of a Toyota Celica. All that held the sofa in place was a suitcase-like strap that officers said was "only partially holding the sofa."
Storms and floods affect millions of people in the UK each year, often putting property – and sometimes lives – at risk. While these extreme weather events cannot be prevented, much can be done to minimise the risks to people and property.
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