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Why go through the task of filtering the news you’re really interested in, when a blog can do it for you! If you’re interested in motoring news, then take a journey to Roadweb, for all the news, views, and advice you’ll need. Cyclists, drivers, and learner drivers are all catered for here, where you’ll find posts on anything from classic cars to driving abroad. Legal eagles

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Germany Not Yet Ready For Electric Cars

While Germany is known to be a nation in love with cars, this love affair has yet to extend to electric cars. The nation is the most fuel efficient in Europe but may fall off the pace in this regard if it continues to lag behind the rest of the continent in terms of zero emissions transport.

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The German Government is trying to bring in new initiatives

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New survey states more drivers should be trained to deal with the aftermath of crashes

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Fifty per cent of people would like post-accident training
Thirty-nine per cent of people wrongly believe they can be traced by their mobile phone

Eighty-four per cent of people think more drivers should be trained in the skills needed to deal with the aftermath of a road traffic collision, according to a new survey from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and Driver First Assist (DFA).

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New Study on Mobile Phone Usage Whilst Driving Shows Male and Young Drivers Didn’t Get the Message

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Parliament are considering doubling driving licence penalty points from 3 to 6 for using a mobile phone, following a recent announcement, a new survey of 1000 UK adults by intelligentcarleasing.com paints a revealing picture of mobile phone usage while driving.

The question posed to individuals was ‘Have you held a mobile phone whilst driving in the last 30 days?’ A question specifically phrased so that only

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25th Anniversary Autosport International Tickets Now Available

Celebrating its 25th year, tickets are now on sale for Europe’s biggest motorsport show Autosport International, held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on 8-11 January 2015 * . During the past 25 years the show has played host to a fantastic array of international launches, from Formula One through to touring cars, rallying and karting.

Luminary attendees of shows over the past quarter of

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Southampton Uni Graduate Paul Arnold Designs New Road Safety App

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A Southampton Solent University graduate designed a new road safety app  that could revolutionise the way educational games are used in schools and help save lives.

Former BA (Hons) Computer and Video Games student, Paul Arnold, has designed a game that teaches primary school children how to safely cross the road.

After graduating in 2006, he set up Lapin Logic Ltd with other Solent graduates to develop educational

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Electric Bike Store Launches Electrifying New VOLT Collection

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The stylish new summer range of VOLT electric bikes is available now from Electric Bike Store with designs to suit all tastes, pockets and cycling abilities. The capsule collection of five electric bikes offers something for everyone from health conscious commuters to off-road adventure enthusiasts. As you’d expect from VOLT, each of the quintet of new models is packed with cool features, cutting-edge technology and high

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September Shakedown with Death Trap Rally

Death Trap Rally September Shakedown

Fast Cars, rock music and good times come together this September when, as part of the build up to 2015′s Death Trap Rally, the DTR September Shakedown kicks off.  Taking in 6 countries over 3 days, 2 legendary race tracks and 2 epic parties, the DTR September Shakedown promises to be an epic adventure packed full of adventure, racing action and rocking music courtesy of electro-punk-rock

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Halfords are advising motorists driving abroad this summer to check their breathalysers

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Motorists planning journeys into or through France this summer to ensure they check the expiry date of the breathalysers that they are carrying in order to remain on the right side of the law, advises Halfords.

Carrying an NF approved breathalyser (NF=French Standard, which is their equivalent of our British Standard) has been a mandatory legal requirement in France since 1 July 2012. Howe ver, many

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VOLKSWAGEN, TOYOTA AND NISSAN WORK CLOSELY WITH TECH COMPANIES ON ‘INTELLIGENT CARS’

Electric Driverless Cars

Three of the biggest car manufacturers in the world are involved in the development of ‘intelligent cars’.

This includes vehicles that can incredibly drive themselves to ones that allow a driver to use apps from a smartphone via the dashboard.

Big car brands, Volkswagen Group’s Audi, the Toyota Motor Group and Nissan Motor Company are all working with a variety of companies, including search engine giant Google, and

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Michelin man opens lab to study tyres

Did you know that removing your foot from the accelerator while driving will not actually save you that much fuel? It might make your mother feel better in the car with you, but it’s not going to save you any real money on petrol. However, changing to a more road worthy and responsive tyres can actually save you as much as 30% on fuel. At the

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