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September 20, 2018 11:39 PM Scots BMW drivers top speeding offences table

SCOTS who drive grey BMWs should take extra care not to get caught for speeding, a study suggests. Researchers found that a third of drivers with grey cars had been fined for speeding in the past five years – a higher percentage than for any other colour of car. A spokesman for MoneySuper-Market said: “Our research reveals that drivers of grey vehicles 8

September 13, 2018 11:42 AM Two dead as lorry and cars crash on M5, near Taunton

Two people died and another two have been seriously injured in a crash involving a lorry and several cars on the M5 in Somerset. Emergency services were called to the southbound carriageway of the motorway, a mile north of Taunton, at 8.30 BST. The carriageway has been closed by police between junctions 24, at Huntworth, and 25, for Taunton. Nearby roads 14

September 13, 2018 11:11 AM M62 LATEST: Horror as man falls from bridge and dies

M62 traffic is building after the major motorway was closed off in both directions after a man fell from a bridge and died, with drivers being warned to expect major delays. Highways England tweeted saying: "Both carriageways from J22 to J24 are closed due to a police incident. They added: "Our crews are working hard to release traffic currently trapped 11

September 13, 2018 8:49 AM What sort of car twat are you?

You have a decent income but hate spending money so you drive a 90s Golf or ancient Volvo that leaves a plume of black smoke like a squid under attack. You’re such a tightarse you’ll endure endless breakdowns until it completely falls apart like a clown car. You love people staring at your Porsche Spyder or Aston Martin. Sadly the kudos quickly wears 7

September 8, 2018 11:04 AM End in sight for Park South street Farnborough Road's parking woes?

AN END could finally be in sight for parking problems that have rumbled on for years. Parish councillors voted this week to carry out an informal consultation on plans to create extra parking spaces in Park South to tackle rogue drivers on Farnborough Road. The area has seen problems with non-residents parking their cars for several years. It is not helped 7

September 5, 2018 5:39 PM Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet

Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet The firm says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program, in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company says 'tens of thousands' of people have applied for the program it announced in June, and it had to increase 11

September 5, 2018 10:11 AM 'Pedestrian hit by van' on A64, say police

POLICE closed a section of the A64 after a pedestrian was hit by a van this morning. North Yorkshire Police urged motorists to avoid the A64 between Askham Bar and Fulford Interchange, after a woman in her forties was hit by a van. The severity of her injuries is not yet known, but police said the road was blocked and likely to remain partially closed 12

September 4, 2018 9:39 AM Man who waves at ‘car twins’ still at large

A MAN who waves at every car that is the same make and colour as his is still at large, authorities have warned. The individual has been sighted on several occasions waving enthusiastically at fellow white Nissan Leaf drivers, sometimes with what appear to be young hostages in the car. Motorist Mary Fisher said: “I was driving to the shop when I noticed 8

September 3, 2018 1:24 AM Driver, 87, fails eye test after driving the wrong way

Driver, 87, fails eye test after driving the wrong way An 87-year-old driver failed an eye test after narrowly missing a police car when he turned the wrong way onto a main road. Officers had just left the A3 near at Ripley, in Surrey, when a Honda Jazz pulled out of a junction, forcing their vehicle to swerve out of the way. The force said the car continued 6

August 29, 2018 8:40 AM Women are better drivers than men, study finds

Male drivers seem to have more accidents than their female counterparts - costing insurers more money in claims pay-outs. Confused.com research analysing everything from insurance claims to court proceedings for speeding suggests that female drivers are less likely to make a claim and also less likely to commit an offence. And on average, men have paid £3,327 more for their 9