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OBE for woman who helped design UK road signs
Thursday 16th June 2016

Presumably, you’ve never wondered who was behind designing the road signs that line our UK carriageways. However, the lady responsible has just won an OBE at the ripe old age of 80.

Neil Lancefield, Yahoo! News, reports:

Croft Beckons For Bird
Wednesday 15th June 2016
Croft Circuit is the venue for round five of the MSA F4 British Championship this weekend whereby Fortec Motorsport driver Frank Bird is hoping for a change of luck in the three races over the weekend.
Born just over the A66 in Penrith, Cumbria, the North Yorks

Google’s self-driving cars can now beep at other road users
Friday 10th June 2016

Using your horn should only be used to alert another road user, or pedestrians, of your presence. Although, many drivers use their horn to express frustration, whether that’s encouraging someone to pull off faster from a set of lights, or angrily beeping when someone cuts in front.

Car buyers say connectivity is more important than fuel consumption
Thursday 9th June 2016

Making phone calls through your car, or connecting your music to your car from your phone is becoming more and more common. But with phone technology advancing quicker than car technology, how can car manufacturers ensure that your new phone can connect to your car in the future.

Top Gear review: Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc stick to tried and tested formula in relaunched show
Monday 6th June 2016

The wait is over, and the new Top Gear has been aired with Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc taking centre stage. But general consensus is that it’s left the British public a little disappointed.

Gerald O’Donovan, The Telegraph, reports:

Caravanners urged to carry out tyre checks
Friday 3rd June 2016

When was the last time you took your caravan out? Tyres that have been stationary for long periods of time can often end up with weak spots, even if the tread seems good. So be aware of the risks, especially if you’re planning a longer journey.

Yahoo! News reports:

Road police numbers fall
Thursday 2nd June 2016

With less law enforcement on our roads, does this mean a potential increase in drink driving, speeding, drug use and distraction when behind the wheel? For those safer drivers amongst us, it sounds a little concerning.

Yahoo! News reports,

Can we really afford to lose the hard shoulder?
Tuesday 31st May 2016

We all know at least one person that’s had the misfortune of being a sitting duck on the hard shoulder.

Is your petrol bill cheaper than in 2005? A tank costs £8 more, but there’s a good chance your annual fuel bills are less.
Friday 27th May 2016

The cost of fuel has risen steady, fluctuating along the way, but ultimately leading to higher prices in the long run. But interestingly, the overall annual cost of fuel appears to have reduced.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

Planning a road trip? Here’s 10 essential car checks…
Thursday 26th May 2016

The summer months are fast approaching, and this means the potential for road trips – whether that’s within the UK or venturing out to Europe. But as with any long journey, conducting the necessary checks on your vehicle before you leave is a must.

Gareth Herincx, MSN news, reports:

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