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Crippled by hay-fever? The surprising solution may be getting your car serviced.
Friday 7th July 2017

Hay-fever can be debilitating. During the summer months hay-fever is often at it’s worse, but there are steps you can take to reduce its effects.

Lucy Elkins, The Daily Mail, reports:

10 reasons why an SUV may be the upgrade for you.
Wednesday 5th July 2017

If you’re in the market for a new car but unsure what to get, a compact SUV may just be the answer. They can be as dependable as, if not better than, your previous car for number of reasons.

Euden Valdez, PhilStar Busines, reports:

1. Power and acceleration

Teach people to stop tail-gaiting and remove the new ‘dangerous’ reversing move.
Monday 3rd July 2017

It’s important to update both the theoretical and practical driving tests so they remain relevant to our changing roads. However, changes due to take place in December to the practical driving test have received mixed responses.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, report:

UK's first pay-per-mile road charge under consideration in London
Friday 30th June 2017

Motorists driving in London could soon be charged on the distance they cover under new pollution-busting pay-as-you-go plans by the Mayor.

Martin Saarinen, AutoExpress, reports:

Driving during heatwaves puts you at a greater risk of skin damage and cancer, even with the windows closed
Wednesday 28th June 2017

Motorists who don't use the appropriate sun protection whilst driving are putting themselves at risk of skin damage, even if they are driving with the windows up. Glass does not protect from the harmful UV rays of the sun, and therefore it’s important to still wear sun cream.

UK weather: Gritters deployed as Britain's roads melt in heatwave
Monday 26th June 2017

The warm weather has seen a mixture of emotions from the British public. Whilst it’s been wonderful to finally see a glimpse of summer, the heat has been somewhat overwhelming, and unsurprisingly this has taken a toll on our roads.

Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph, reports:

The speed limit on your roads could be changing to 20pmh – for a very good reason.
Friday 23rd June 2017

Speed limits are in place to keep our roads safe, and they’re set depending on the road circumstances. This means that built up, residential areas have speed limits to reflect the increased number of pedestrians.

Emma Munbodh, The Mirror, reports:

Car passengers are exposed to 9 times more pollution than cyclists, and children breathe in MORE dirty air because they’re shorter.
Wednesday 21st June 2017

Air pollution is becoming an increasingly worrying problem, especially in UK major cities. But how much is it affecting our health?

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

A simple conversion could turn our 7.5m lamps into electric car chargers – and they’re already being used in London.
Monday 19th June 2017

Electric cars are becoming more and more popular in the UK, and for good reason! By buying an electric car, you’re showing you’re environmentally conscious, as they do not emit toxic gases and run on a clean energy source.

Relying on satnav is making driving unsafe
Friday 16th June 2017

Road signs are there for a reason, perhaps warning of limited access, no U-turns or pedestrians. And while Satnavs are often a lifesaver – they aren’t the always the best at making drivers aware of potential issues such as these, especially if they’re not up to date.

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