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Bad at Driving? Blame your Parents!

Bad at Driving? Blame your Parents!

If you’re a bad driver then you may want to blame your parents, as 65% of younger drivers say they are influenced by the parent’s habits behind the wheel. A new study carried out by Vinci Autoroute Group, which runs French motorways, looked at nearly 1,00 motorists aged between 18...

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Biggest Fear on the Road? Other Drivers on Mobiles

Biggest Fear on the Road? Other Drivers on Mobiles

Research has found that other drivers using mobile phones at the wheel are motorists’ biggest fears when it comes to driving. Carried out by charity Brake, the study asked 1,000 drivers what they considered the biggest danger on the road. It is part of their Road Safety Week campaign,...

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But First, Let Me Take a Selfie!

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie!

All those selfies you take before a night out could soon be worth their while…don’t fool us, we all do it! That’s because drivers could soon be able to unlock the doors of their cars with a selfie. Jaguar Land Rover has developed a technology that uses facial recognition...

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What Makes You Happy Behind The Wheel?

What Makes You Happy Behind The Wheel?

A recent study of 1,000 UK drivers has found out just exactly what continues our love affair with driving. The research was carried out by Hyundai and Patrick Fagan, behavioural psychologist from Goldsmiths University London. They found there were two dominant emotions when driving – happiness and anger. Find out...

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Hyperloop May Connect Dubai And Abu Dhabi In 12 Minutes

Hyperloop May Connect Dubai And Abu Dhabi In 12 Minutes

You may soon be able to travel between Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes…yes, you read that right! In a video released this week from the Burj Khalifa, Hyperloop One have announced that they want to build a futuristic super-fast transport system between the two cities. Initiated by...

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What Drives You Crazy On The Roads?

What Drives You Crazy On The Roads?

Last week we told you that research found women were angrier drivers than men. And it got us thinking about what makes drivers see red on the road. We’ve all suffered from road rage at some point, whether it’s aggressive drivers, lack of manners or just plain stupidity. So...

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Women More Likely To See Red

Women More Likely To See Red

Are you calm behind the wheel or do you suffer from road rage? Well, your gender *might* have something to do with it! Recent research has found that women are more prone to road rage than men. The study of 1,000 UK drivers by Hyundai revealed that women are,...

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Tesla Fully Autonomous Car

Tesla’s New Fully Autonomous Car Paves the Way to the Future

Tesla is quickly becoming a frontrunner when it comes to innovation in the automotive industry, and having just released a video demonstration of their new fully autonomous car, it’s a pattern that seems likely to continue. The video released on Thursday opens with a simple statement: “The person in...

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Increased Insurance Premiums Ahead

Average Car Insurance Premiums Set to Rise

News released this week indicates some potentially bad news for drivers of high-end or expensive cars; car insurance premiums are set to increase again, potentially bringing the UK average rate to over £700 in the next few months. A report released by comparethemarket.com says a record gap between the...

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what are the 66 reg plates

What Do the New ‘66’ Registration Plates Mean?

Overheard some baffling chatter about new ‘66’ number plates emerging this September? The UK number plate system can seem a little confusing at first glance, so let’s take a look at exactly how the system works, what the characters on a UK car registration plate mean and how you...

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