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Jun 16

A Drive in the Dales


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If you plan on holidaying in England this year, there are some great beauty spots and interesting places to see. If you have never been to the Derbyshire Dales then you need to know that driving can be quite tricky in some areas. The Peak District National Park, for example, is quite high up, and the route to some popular beauty spots is high and narrow. Confident drivers should have no trouble finding their way around the area and enjoying what the Dales have to offer.

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Jun 16

Driving and Mobile Phones Don’t Mix


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A recent RAC survey on driving and the use of hand held mobiles shows that the problem has got worse rather than better, according to their spokesman. The RAC surveyed 2,000 motorists in an attempt to establish just how many people were still using handheld mobiles when driving. The results suggest that the number of drivers who still use mobiles when on the road is increasing, despite the fact that this has been illegal for the past thirteen years.

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Jun 16

Emissions and Diesel Cars


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Drivers never seem to have a very good time of things when it comes to the price of diesel or petrol. In recent years, legislation has hit drivers hard. Many people changed from petrol to diesel engine cars from the mid nineties onwards, as they’d been told that diesel was both cost effective, and gave off less dangerous fumes than petrol. The idea that diesel was less polluting than petrol was also supported by EU policy.

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Jun 16

Tips for Young Drivers: Running a Car


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Young drivers who have passed their test probably can’t wait to get their first car, without necessarily understanding what that might cost. Running a car is expensive, and for those just starting to drive, it’s even more expensive. Young drivers face much higher insurance costs because insurance companies regard new, and especially new, young drivers, as a greater risk. The first thing that you need to do after passing your test is to swap your provisional for a full driving licence.

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Jun 16

Motoring Events for Summer


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June is the month when most people start to think seriously about what they might choose to do during the summer – weather permitting. One of the great things about British summers is that when it comes to special events, motorists are well catered for. Whether you enjoy car shows, or are more interested in motorbikes, there is plenty to think about. Summer is full of great car events, and 2016 is no exception – there are plenty of exciting days out to attend with the family this year.

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