As the fifth annual All-Weather Championships swing into week two, top jockey Luke Morris has already made a flying start while leading lady Josephine Gordon has a special milestone in her sights.
MORRIS AMONG WINNERS AHEAD OF US MISSION
Whilst many of us thoroughly enjoyed the extra hour in bed on Sunday, it’s worth noting that it may be a good idea to be extra vigilant on the roads this week.
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Driving is much more than simply getting from A to B, it requires a series of manoeuvres that a driver needs to be confident in, should they need to park, turn around or emergency brake.
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The fifth annual All-Weather Championships, supported by Be Wiser, are underway and horse racing expert Simon Mapletoft, of Sky Sports’ At The Races, will again be bringing you all his latest news and views in his exclusive weekly Blog.
BEATBOX FINDS HIS RHYTHM
When behind the wheel, it’s important to remain focussed and calm. You should have planned your route with plenty of time and be well rehearsed in knowing the rules of the road. However, many drivers fail to take such care, resulting in astounding figures that suggest negligence when driving.
Temporary speed limits to reduce the speed of traffic through roadworks can be frustrating for drivers. However, the 50mph speed limit may be set to increase to 60mph in an attempt to ease congestion on UK motorways.
Fionn Hargreaves, The Daily Mail, reports:
Local ace Glenn Irwin retained his title in scintillating fashion as he once again saw off the competition to record victory in the annual Sunflower Trophy Races held at Bishopscourt in his native Northern Ireland this weekend.
Who isn’t on a budget? With Christmas only a few months away, all money saving tips are greatly appreciated, but have you thought about how you could be saving money on your fuel consumption?
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Checking your car tyre pressures and tread wear is important if you want to stay safe on the roads and potentially save money.
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Encouraging car buyers to opts for an electric model over the typical petrol or diesel options can be tricky. However, a new scheme is offering a tempting incentive that could make electric cars much more appealing.
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