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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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AlcoSense Excel can help you avoid drinking driving the ‘Morning After’

Alcosense Excel

This Christmas, unintentional drink driving the morning after should be a thing of the past with this nifty little gadget called the AlcoSense Excel.  It’s easier than you might think to still have alcohol in your system the morning after a few drinks the night before – and unintentionally drink drive the next day.

 

 

The AlcoSense Excel is the first breathalyser under £100 to use a smaller version of exactly the same sensor used

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A look at the 2017 Volkswagen Crafter

The all-new Volkswagen Crafter has been officially launched, with the van set to prove a worthy rival to popular vehicles such as the Fiat Ducato, the Ford Transit and the Mercedes Sprinter.

The UK’s largest used van retailer Van Monster has taken a look at why fleet drivers should be excited about the release of this new large panel van.

The 2017 Volkswagen Crafter represents a new start

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FOCUS launches crowdfunding campaign for its SmartPhone Powered Heads Up Display

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Tech company FOCUS is giving investors and consumers an opportunity to back their innovative smartphone tool that improves the safety of drivers. The device ensures that drivers keep their eyes on the road when using their mobile to navigate.

 

 

FOCUS is seeking £50,000 is help finalise the working prototype of the concept before launching the product to market in the UK, US and Europe to begin with.

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New Peugeot 208 Special Editions in time for the ’66-plate’ market release

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Peugeot has released two new Special Editions in time for the all-important ’66-plate’ September market and both are available to order now. The 208 ‘Active Design’ and 208 ‘Allure Premium’ both offer excellent levels of specification and value, with additional customer savings on offer making the Peugeot 208 the perfect choice.

The first of the two Special Editions, the Peugeot 208 ‘Active Design’ is available with the

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My Car Check analysis shows UK used cars most likely to have been written-off

Analysis of My Car Check data for the first half of 2016 has revealed the UK used cars most likely to have been written-off. Nearly a quarter (23.67%) of all searches returned a write-off warning, with the riskiest models being the Peugeot 208 Active and the Ford Fiesta Edge 60.

Write-off warnings as a proportion of searches

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Peugeot 208 Active
48.65%

 2
Ford Fiesta Edge 60
48.57%

 3
Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition
40.60%

 4
Honda Civic

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TTC Group are calling for more education on drink driving

The Government must make “stronger efforts” to educate people about the dangers of drink driving after latest figures reveal there has been no fall in drink drive deaths since 2010.

Drink drive education should be increased to raise more awareness about the dangers, said Alan Prosser, director of the TTC Group, the UK’s largest provider of diversionary driver training courses aimed at reducing road casualties nationwide.

There had

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Significant increase in demand for driver eyecare at work

Demand for driver eyecare at work has increased significantly, with Specsavers Corporate Eyecare announcing today that it has seen a threefold increase in the last 12 months. In 2014 the opticians launched eVouchers for drivers, which were immediately taken on board by employers, and their popularity has gone from strength to strength.

Requirements for eyesight and driving are quite particular, such as peripheral vision, and the ability

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Sebastian Vettel buys F1 World Champions in Art collection

Vettel World Champions in Art

World Champions in Art, the entity which was created to celebrate the achievement of all 32 of the FIA’s World Champion drivers in individual artistic depictions, is delighted to announce that the entire 32-­piece collection has been acquired by Sebastian Vettel, himself a four-­times World Champion.

Even before making his F1 début with BMW in 2007, Sebastian harboured a deep interest in the history of his chosen

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OSV survey shows car-selfies are more popular than ever

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It seems that everyone is taking selfies these days, with even the Prime Minister unashamedly posing in front of a camera phone at state events. While the selfie itself may be a bit of harmless fun, a survey by OSV , the UK’s best independent vehicle supply professionals, hints that the selfie may be getting out of hand, with drivers throwing caution to the wind and

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Ultimate Summer Drive reveals The Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway as best road

Image taken in Glen Shiel, near Glenmoriston, in the Highlands of Scotland, with Loch Claunie in the background. Capture was taken on a bright April day in 2013. The road is known as the A87, and leads to the Isle of Skye and the Kyle of Lochalsh.

With 31 million Brits set to drive their way into summer, psychologist Dr. David Holmes has developed a formula to identify the 25 Ultimate Summer Drives (USD) in Europe.

Dr. Holmes looked at elements of the driving experience that are important to the planning of a summer route, including the number of bends and hills, volume of traffic, type of scenery and even the weather; and combined

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