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Volvos to spot drunk drivers with in-car cameras

Volvos to spot drunk drivers with in-car cameras

Volvo has announced plans to fit its cars with cameras that can detect drunk or distracted drivers and take action to stop them driving. Following its recent announcement that all its new cars will be limited to 112mph from 2020, the Swedish firm said it was now working towards tackling other “gaps” in its ambition […]

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£10m of uninsured cars saved from the crusher in one month

£10m of uninsured cars saved from the crusher in one month

Ten million pounds worth of cars, including luxury models such as Bentleys have been saved from being sold off or sent to the crusher in the last month after being seized by police. Models ranging from a Bentley Bentayga to a BMW 1 Series were among cars returned to finance companies after their drivers were […]

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Councils make £100m a year from number-plate recognition cameras – here’s where you’re most likely to be fined

Councils make £100m a year from number-plate recognition cameras – here’s where you’re most likely to be fined

UK councils are making more than £100 million a year in fines generated by number plate-reading cameras. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) systems are used widely around the UK to enforce a variety of traffic regulations and new figures have revealed just how much money local authorities are making from resultant fines. According to a […]

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Where is Top Gear test track? And can you drive at the BBC filming location?

Where is Top Gear test track? And can you drive at the BBC filming location?

The latest series of Top Gear will see Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid embark on another automobile adventure. Along the way, the trio will return home where they will use the Top Gear test track to push a number of vehicles to their limits. But where is the iconic test track? Here’s all […]

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When does Top Gear start on BBC Two? The new series, film locations, presenters and everything else

When does Top Gear start on BBC Two? The new series, film locations, presenters and everything else

Top Gear has returned to the BBC with a new series that will also be Matt LeBlanc’s last. Series 26 will include five episodes of car related joy with LeBlanc, racing driver Chris Harris and journalist Rory Reid travelling a range of countries as they go on another motoring adventure. Buckle yourself in and get […]

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Lexus RC review – coupe lacks the cutting edge

Lexus RC review – coupe lacks the cutting edge

Toyota is getting a lot of attention at the moment thanks to a little two-door sports coupe that has finally broken cover. However, tear yourself away from the photos and details of the inbound Supra and you’ll find that Toyota’s luxury cousin Lexus has been busy tittivating its own sporty little coupe – the RC. […]

Car Review
Ford Ka+ Active review – more for your money

Ford Ka+ Active review – more for your money

Ford retired the once popular Ka model a number of years ago and replaced it with the larger, budget-orientated Ka+ in 2016. It’s too big for the city car class like the original Ka, so in theory it sits in the same segment as Ford’s top selling Fiesta supermini. Based on an Indian market model, […]

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Future Volvo cars will pull over if they detect their driver is drunk

Future Volvo cars will pull over if they detect their driver is drunk

Future Volvo cars will sport technology capable of analysing if their driver is drunk and autonomously pulling over to the side of the road, the Swedish car maker has confirmed. The vehicles will be fitted with interior cameras and other sensors to monitor the car’s driver, allowing autonomous systems to take control and safely park […]

Alcohol
Peugeot 5008 long-term test month 2

Peugeot 5008 long-term test month 2

The 5008 is a car that’s easy to take for granted – but in a good way. After initially wowing me with its modern fabric and metal interior and the smart i-Cocipit driver display it’s now just become an integral, undemanding part of everyday life. Whether I’m driving to work, moving furniture or schleping across […]

Car Review
Police warn motorists not to wear lanyards while driving in case of a crash

Police warn motorists not to wear lanyards while driving in case of a crash

Wearing a lanyard while driving can make car crash injuries much worse, police have warned. Following reports of serious injuries involving people behind the wheel wearing lanyards, a police force has spoken out on the issue and detailed some of the accidents encountered. What could happen if I wear a lanyard while driving and crash? […]

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