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clock change

Does turning the clocks back cause road traffic accidents?

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RoSPA is calling once more for the clock change to be scrapped, claiming darker evenings are directly related to more accidents.
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The government has made it easier to create a 'play street'

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The phenomenon of 'play streets' is getting encouragement from the government as they make it easier for communities to reserve their roads
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Speeding drivers 'most likely to crash'

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, used insurance company data to conclude that speeding drivers are more likely to crash.
Car crime

Revealed: the worst places in the UK for car crime

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Where are the areas in which your car is most likely to be vandalised?
Motoring selfie

RAC reveals motoring mobile phone 'epidemic'

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11 million motorists admit they have used a mobile behind the wheel in the past 12 months
20mph speed limit

Safety group unconvinced about 20mph Edinburgh safety scheme

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From Sunday 31 July, 20mph will become the speed limit on 80% of Edinburgh city roads
Land Rover emergency services

Automatic emergency call for ALL new cars sold from 2018

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Automatic emergency call - or eCall - will be fitted as standard to every new car sold in the EU from 2018 following a vote by the European Parliament.
BTCC introduces mandatory breath-tests

BTCC to introduce breath tests for drivers

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Breathalysers for BTCC drivers as series organisers clamp down on 'the risk' of the morning-after effect