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Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport announced for the UK
Friday 15th December 2017

The exclusive Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport is limited to 300 models, and comes with a red roof, 17-inch wheels and new leather trim.

Dan Smith, AutoExpress news, reports:

The number of drivers caught on mobile phones falls by 10% in three months after the introduction of tougher penalties
Wednesday 13th December 2017

In March, the penalty of driving with a mobile phone was increased to 6 points, and this seems to have reduced the number of drivers committing the offence.

James Salmon, The Daily Mail, reports:

Dangers of young drivers racing to beat the sat nav
Monday 11th December 2017

One of the joys of a sat nav is the estimated time of arrival it gives you. This enables you to see the remaining time on your journey decreasing as you travel, which should be seen as a helpful addition, not a challenge to beat.

James Salmon, The Mail Online, reports:

New drivers should be taught not to be so rude
Friday 8th December 2017

Staying calm whilst driving, taking your time and being patient are all unwritten rules of the roads. Perhaps keeping your cool is something that comes with experience, or perhaps it’s something that needs to be taught.

Andrew Brady, Motoring Research, reports:

Should motorists re-take their driving test every five years?
Wednesday 6th December 2017

Five years is arguably enough time to pick up bad driving habits and maybe get a little lazy behind the wheel. So, could making drivers re-take their driving test regularly really make our roads a safer place?

Yahoo news! reports:

Supermarkets launch Christmas petrol price war
Tuesday 5th December 2017

December is an expensive time of the year, with Christmas presents to buy for loved ones and no doubt a few Christmas parties to attend. So the prospect of a price war for petrol will certainly be well received.

Hugo Griffiths, AutoExpress, reports:

Should speed limit signs feature ‘cigarette packet style’ car crash images to deter drivers from exceeding limits?
Wednesday 29th November 2017

Speeding is dangerous, and illegal, but despite this, many drivers are still failing to abide by speed limits. This has raised the question about how to approach a new speeding awareness campaign, featuring gory scenes, much like those seen on cigarette packaging.

Gridlock UK : Britons waste up to six minutes per mile in traffic jams as congestion hits all-time highs
Monday 27th November 2017

No-one likes being stuck in traffic, not even if you have an excellent playlist or your favourite DJ is on the radio. It’s a time-consuming fact of driving, and apparently traffic jams are at an all-time high.

James Salmon, The Daily Mail, reports:

One third of motorists looking to switch from petrol and diesel for their next car
Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Electric cars are growing in popularity, so much so that one third of motorists are looking to buy one for their next vehicle.

Simon Davis, Yahoo! News, reports:

Monday 20th November 2017

One in ten vehicles from overseas that were stopped in UK last year had a mechanical problem. Defects included faulty brakes and faulty steering, making them a dangerous addition to our roads.

James Salmon, The Mail Online, reports:

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