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The car that warns you about potholes: Ford’s virtual map will help vehicles dodge dangerous bumps and dips
Wednesday 1st March 2017

Potholes are a daily nuisance for motorists, particularly if we’ve had a bout of cold weather. All too often British motorists are met with the tell-tale clunk of passing over a pothole, but what if technology could help to avoid them altogether?

Daisy Dun, The Mail Online, reports:

Still think you’re getting a bargain by filling up at supermarkets?
Monday 27th February 2017

Many of us use supermarket petrol stations because we believe their petrol prices are much lower than dedicated fuel retailers, and often choose to fill up whilst doing the weekly shop. Whilst this may be convenient, you might not actually be saving as much money as you initially thought.

UK electric vehicle boom driver’s new car sales to 12-year high
Friday 24th February 2017

As the world becomes more aware about finite resources of fossil fuel, it’s encouraging to hear that the sales of UK electric vehicles have reached a 12-year high.

Rob Davies, The Guardian, reports:

Be Wiser Win Feefo Trusted Service Award
Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Be Wiser is proud to announce that Feefo, an independent customer review engine, has awarded Be Wiser with a Gold Trusted Service award.

The app that turns all of us into informants
Wednesday 22nd February 2017

If you’re frustrated with people parking unlawfully on your property, then this might be the answer to your prayers! A new app has been released, enabling people to report illegal parking on private land, and you can even get £10 for doing so!

James Dunn, The Mail Online, reports:

Most parent don’t know child seat rules, survey shows
Monday 20th February 2017

Recent reports show that most parents don’t know child seat rules, and consequently, could be unwittingly putting their children at risk.

Yahoo! News reports:

Two-thirds of parents are not aware of the rules surrounding child car seats, according to new research.

Majority of drivers caught on mobile phones don’t get a fine
Friday 17th February 2017

Using a mobile phone whilst driving is illegal. It’s highly dangerous for both the driver and other road users, so should the punishment be harsher?

Emily Kent Smith and Chris Greenwood, The Daily Mail, reports:

Is internet shopping the future for car buyers?
Thursday 16th February 2017

Would you trust buying a car straight from the internet? What about booking a test drive? With the internet taking over our everyday lives, internet shopping for car seems to be the future.

Mike Rutherford, Auto Express news, reports:

This is how you’re supposed to use your fog lights
Monday 13th February 2017

Bad weather has far from left us, and with the faint promise frozen fog, it’s worth double checking that not only do you know how to turn on your fog lights, but when it’s appropriate to do so.

Motorist stopped for eating cereal at the wheel during police crackdown
Friday 10th February 2017

Driving whilst using a mobile phone is illegal, it’s a major cause of distraction and this makes it dangerous to both yourself and other road users. Recently, a man has taken this to a whole other level, by eating his breakfast cereal at the wheel!

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