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Aug 16

What’s the Latest on Self-Driving Cars?


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Nobody ever really thought that they would see the day (other than in science fiction movies) when driverless or self-driving cars could be seen on Britain’s roads. Times change however, and technology has advanced much farther and faster than anyone might have thought even ten years ago. Britain’s largest car manufacturer, Jaguar Landrover, plans to launch a fleet of such vehicles in the next few years.

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Aug 16

Changing Jobs? Get a Driving Licence


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Whether you have been in your present job for some time, or you simply feel like a change, having a driving licence could significantly increase your chances of finding work. Recent research by the Royal Motoring Club Foundation indicates that job seekers have a greater chance of finding work if they hold a current driving licence.

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Aug 16

Young Drivers: Some Things You Need to Know


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There is a wealth of information out there for new young drivers, mostly about passing the test, getting a used car, or what to do about insurance. The advice in this article looks at some of the things less frequently mentioned, with just a nod to insurance.

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Aug 16

Rarely Considered Driving Distractions


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All drivers are (or should be) aware that it is illegal to talk on a hand held mobile phone, or send or receive texts whilst driving. There are, however, plenty of other distractions that are not necessarily illegal, but potentially just as dangerous. While it might be acceptable to deal with phone calls in your car providing you are not holding the phone, it can still distract the driver, which could result in an accident. In 2014, police dealt with 68 deaths on the road, and 445 serious accidents, all due to driver distractions of one kind or another.

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