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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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London Mayor aims for road casualties to be halved by 2020

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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today set a target to halve the number of people killed or seriously injured on London’s roads by 2020 compared to the Government base line.

The commitment comes as TfL published the full London road casualty figures for 2014, which show the number of people killed or seriously injured (KSI) has now been reduced to its lowest level since records began.

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First pan-London Car Club Action Plan launched

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A new “Strategy for Car Clubs” in London has been launched, to encourage residents and businesses across the Capital to sign up to car club schemes as an alternative to direct car ownership.

The new action plan, jointly developed by Transport for London (TfL), London Councils, the Greater London Authority (GLA), a coalition of car club operators and key stakeholders, aims to grow car clubs into a

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GSF Car Parts ‘Get Your Motor Running’ competition winners

The lucky winners entered GSF Car Parts ‘Get Your Motor Running’ competition, which asked motorists to give reasons why they deserve to win £1,000’s worth of car parts, servicing and MOT repairs in association with GSF stores in Leicester, Leamington and Banbury.

Production Officer, 24-year-old Toni Ward of Anstey, Leicester entered the ‘Get Your Motor Running’ competition in the hope that a growing list of faults on

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HPI reveals 42% Of Used Car Buyers Unaware Outstanding Finance

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HPI urges consumer to protect themselves when buying privately
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The latest survey from vehicle history check expert, HPI, reveals that a staggering 42% of used car buyers don’t know who legally owns a car that has finance owing on it. The truth is that a vehicle with outstanding finance belongs to the finance house, which has the legal right to repossess that vehicle at anytime, without warning;

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National Botanic Garden of Wales Classic Cars Event

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Classic car fans are in for a treat with a weekend of special events at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

On Saturday April 25, International Motor Sports are holding a classic car touring event around Carmarthenshire and will be calling in at the Garden – after a trip to Pembrey race circuit.

More than 100 classic cars are booked to take part in this event which will

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UK’s miDrive app passes 50,000 learner drivers

• Milestone: miDrive app has now engaged with more than 50,000 learners
• miDrive app helps users become better learner drivers
• The app finds and connects learners with local driving instructors

miDrive, the UK’s most downloaded app for learner drivers and instructors, has engaged more than 50,000 learner drivers. The free iOS and Android app, which helps users improve their driving skills, shows there is a real appetite

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UK economy contribution by automotives highlighted by record month for new car registrations

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Best month this century with nearly half a million, 492,774, cars registered in March, up 6.0% on same month last year.
Fleet market continues to drive growth, highlighting confidence of British businesses‎.
Contribution to economy and job creation from UK automotive underscores need for consistent policies to let the sector flourish‎.

Figures released today show 492,774 cars were registered in March 2015 – the best month since the twice-yearly

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New British invention SHOFT the end to driver’s backache

Does your back ache after sitting behind the wheel for long? If so, chances are you’re not wearing your seatbelt correctly.
Worryingly, new figures suggest that most of us don’t wear our seatbelts in the way in which they were designed and safety-tested. A recent survey (1) revealed that more than 95% of drivers finish their journeys with at least a one-inch gap between their lower back

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Bridgestone celebrate major coup with Guy Jones acquisition

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Bridgestone’s north region senior management team has been significantly boosted with the addition of an industry-respected sales and marketing director to head-up a new business development role.
Guy Jones brings a wealth of automotive experience to the new Bridgestone management team.

He started his career with Land Rover developing Range Rover, then became global brand manager at Bentley, playing a key role in the development of the Continental

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A transit van is the perfect solution

If you own your own business you might be looking into ways to haul goods or transport items that you need to provide your services. If you are, then you should look no further than Ford transit vans. There are a variety of reasons why people choose to use Ford transit vans and commercial vehicles for their small and medium businesses. The following are just a

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