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New Study Reveals What Brits Consider to be Risky

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NEWS COPY A reserved Brit’s idea of being a ‘risk taker’ involves not locking your car, internet shopping after one glass too many and not bothering to use sun tan lotion. A study, carried out among 2,000 Brits, also found that many see sitting in first class with a standard ticket and booking a holiday [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

The average life of a family car

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NEWS COPY The average family car will travel 59,814 miles, suffer 12 dents and scratches – and be home to 36 family arguments, a study by car finance experts revealed yesterday. Car Loan 4U found that for the six years the average family will use the same car, it will also be used to go [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Pictures and Video: The Nissan Sunny

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES AND VIDEO This is the moment an electric car became the first glow-in-the-dark vehicle to be driven across the world’s first glow-in-the-dark motorway The unique Nissan Leaf has a special coating which soaks up UV lighting during the day and glows for up to ten hours after dark. Nissan, which [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Rowan Atkinson Sells Supercar

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES As Featured On: Express.co.uk     Western Daily Press     World Car Fans     Car Throttle  Rowan Atkinson is laughing all the way to the bank after he put his infamous McLaren F1 supercar on the market for a whopping #8 MILLION. The comic icon, 60, bought the British supercar new in 1997 [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

In Pictures: From Ford Granada to Pagani Zonda

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES AND VIDEO – by Adrian Hearn As Featured In: Yahoo   Stuff.Nz    Mail Online  A car enthusiast has spent five years turning a #100 Ford Granada into an exact replica of a #1million supercar – using scrap parts bought on eBay. Nick Truman, 53, bought an old Jaguar engine for [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Families row just half an hour into car journeys

The first family row happens just 33 minutes into the average car journey, a new study has revealed. Researchers found that what music to listen to, who wins a game and the snacks on offer mean more than half of family car journeys feature at least one row. And the first crossed word is said [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Italy voted the worst country to drive in – by Brits

It’s official – Italy has been hailed as the worst country to drive in, according to a poll of British motorists. A study of 2,000 drivers who have attempted to navigate the roads of foreign countries found the boot-shaped nation to be the worst because of erratic drivers, bustling city centres and poor roads. British [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Mid-fifties are ‘richest’ years of our lives

British adults aged 55 and over are enjoying the richest years of their lives, according to new study. The findings emerged in a detailed study of 2,000 people aged 18 and over, looking at outgoings and expenditure across the years. Researchers found that currently, people entering the final phase of employment or starting retirement are [...]


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Driving Home for Christmas – family car travels 413 miles doing the holiday rounds

The average family car will travel 413 miles, make six trips to the shops and get stuck in three major traffic jams over the Christmas period, a study has revealed. Researchers found that the family vehicle will transport 24 presents for friends and relatives over the festive season and travel 102 miles visiting the grandparents. [...]


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One in seven young drivers dangerous on the road – because of their EYES

One in seven young drivers put themselves and their passengers in danger because of poor visibility and problems with their eyesight, it has been revealed. The shocking figures emerged following a poll of 2,000 motorists, which found one in seven drivers under the age of 24 to be suffering from eyesight problems. The study also unearthed the near misses [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow