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Brooklands revisited
​You can bank on a great day out at this historic venue
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Classic owners fear environmental pressure
​In a new survey of UK classic vehicle ownership, almost half of respondents say environmental issues are their biggest fear for the future of our hobby.
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Women and children first!
​Footman James research shows inclusivity is essential to classic car industry survival
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Major A417 upgrade proceeding
​National Highways has awarded a £460 million contract to Kier to build a four mile stretch of dual carriageway on the A417 between the Brockworth bypass and Cowley roundabout in Gloucestershire.
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‘Urbanfilter’ designed to stop microplastics in their tracks
​The Audi Environmental Foundation has developed filters to help prevent tyre wear particles and environmentally harmful substances from being washed into sewers and water courses
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Planned new ‘anti-tampering’ laws won’t apply to current bikes
​Government ministers say we can keep our pipes and tuned motors – probably…
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Tyre safety warning
​Following recent proposals to change the annual MoT to a two-yearly test, a charity dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of defective tyres is asking the government to reconsider the idea.
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NFT action at Beaulieu
The National Motor Museum Trust (NMMT) has gone very 21st century with the launch of an NFT (Non-Fungible Token) programme in conjunction with Podium Legends
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Delays in driving licence renewals affecting over 800,000 drivers
More than 800,000 drivers are still waiting for their posted driving licence applications to be processed, following long delays at the DVLA.
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Metal numberplates in UK
​If you’re tired of deteriorating Perspex numberplates, Danz Benz has the solution: pressed metal items compliant with the latest standard, BS AU 145e
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Is electric car the automatic choice?
​The sums involved in working out the costs of electric car ownership have always been very simple. Compared with a petrol or a diesel car, traditionally you pay a lot more up front to buy an electric car in the first place
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Public responses in following A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project consultation
National Highways has published its consultation report, following the feedback from more than 1,200 people on the £1 billion A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project
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Third A19 upgrade opens to boost NorthEast
​National Highways has confirmed its preferred route for a new £51.6 million upgrade to the A19 has now opened to traffic
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Spillage trials aim to re-open roads more quickly
​During a major road incident where police forensic work is required, National Highways teams are often restricted from treating spillages such as oil or diesel, that can damage the road surface in as little as 90 minutes.
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It’s official: an EV may save you dosh, but it’s no steal
​If you’ve crossed over to the spark side, congratulations! You’ve ditched combustion and now are free to pursue a motoring life unshackled from the angst of fuel queues
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Law changes on the use of mobile phones
​On 25 March 2022, the law became stricter on people using their mobile phones while driving in England, Wales and Scotland, to keep up with advances in technology
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What are the main in-car features that drain the battery pack of an electric car more quickly?
​Energy is precious, and during an electric vehicle’s (EV) development, engineers fight to ensure as many amp hours as possible reach the tarmac to boost the car’s driving range.
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Ford tests smart traffic lights
​Ford is testing connected traffic light technology that could turn green for ambulances
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