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11 tips for improving your fuel economy

When you are learning to drive a car or ride a bike, the fuel used in practising can really add up (check out our calculator here).  If you are driving a heavy vehicle or passenger vehicle and want to make

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France introduces new laws you need to know if driving there

In response to road deaths increasing 3.7% to 3388 people in 2014, French authorities (who are committed to a target of no more than 2000 deaths per year) have introduced 26 new measures, most of which are effective immediately. If

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Dangers of driving while dehydrated

Dehydration leading to impaired driving can happen to the following types of drivers: Drivers caught in traffic jams or snow storms that haven’t got liquids on board Commercial heavy vehicle drivers who don’t want to stop unnecessarily because of schedules

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14 tips for passing your advanced driving test

If you are thinking of taking some advanced driving lessons and going for an Institute of Advanced Motorists membership, it’s well worth doing. I passed my test in 2014 after having five observation drives and doing quite a lot of

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Driving careers – jobs that need drivers

Types of jobs where driving is necessary Let’s start with a list of jobs to give you an idea where your career can head towards, then we’ll look at what kind of driving licence you need. Driving can be solitary

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Speed limits in the UK

The road speed limits in the United Kingdom define the maximum legal speed for a specific class of vehicle on a specific stretch of road. The¬†default speed limit is 30mph (48kph). This means that if you don’t see a sign

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Does music distract you from driving, or can it help you concentrate?

It seems that people want music with them wherever they go. Joggers with their earbuds, ambient music in shopping centres and, our last bastion of freedom, in the car. In fact, many people consume the majority of their music in

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