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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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Bosch and TomTom partner on innovative mapping technology for automated driving

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The development of automated driving is a puzzle with many pieces. Together with the Dutch map and traffic provider TomTom, Bosch is getting closer to the complete picture. The two companies have agreed to collaborate in the area of maps for highly automated driving. Under this agreement, TomTom will design the necessary maps, while Bosch, on the basis of its systems engineering work, will define the

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London Road Safety Council announces James Cracknell OBE as President

London Road Safety Council today announces the appointment of James Cracknell OBE as President of the organisation. James succeeds Nick Ross as President of the Council.

James is one of Britain’s most successful ever athletes, with two Olympic Gold Medals and six World Championship titles. Since retiring from competitive rowing, James has distinguished himself as an inspiring sportsman, athlete, adventurer and broadcaster.

Every year some 3000 people are

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LEGO Ferrari F40 Now available from August 2015

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LEGO® Ferrari F40 (10248 RRP £69.99): Just like the legendary original the replica super sports car features a bright red racing body, sleek aerodynamic lines and distinctive rear spoiler.  Inside the LEGO® Ferrari F40 is two red racing seats and a steering wheel, complete with Ferrari logo. Below the lift-up bonnet lid, there is the luggage compartment with a toolkit. A special windscreen element with

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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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