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How do you know if you’re going too fast when driving?

Picking the right speed is an important part of driving. There are three concepts: Excessive speed: this is any speed above the speed limit Inappropriate speed: this is any speed below the speed limit, but above or below what is

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Where is fast driving allowed?

If you want to drive your car or ride your motorbike fast, you can’t do it on the road. There are plenty of places you can get your speed fix, though. Racetrack track days Our local track, Cadwell Park, has

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School safety zones

School safety zones are a stretch of road immediately outside a primary school where the speed limit is 20mph and no motor vehicle is allowed to stop or park during school operating times. Different schools have different operating hours, so

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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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Different types of speed limit signs in the UK

There are nine different types of speed limit signs you’ll see on the UK’s roads, excluding historic and special signs. Some of them are prescriptive (i.e. must be obeyed), while some are suggested speeds. This gantry sits over a dual

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M6 ‘smart motorway’ undergoing final testing in Birmingham

Over the weekend  a section of the M6 in Birmingham was tested with a new ‘smart motorway’ scheme aimed at getting traffic moving. It’s the same system that has been used on the M62 between junctions 25 and 30 and

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Edinburgh imposing 20mph speed limits by 2017; air pollution may worsen

Most of Edinburgh’s city streets could see a 20mph speed limit implemented as early as 2017 if councillors on the Transport Committee in Edinburgh get their way. They are backing a consultation, but have been very quiet on the potential

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