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Tufty to star in new exhibition

IT is six decades since road safety champion Tufty squirrelled his way into the nation’s psyche. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) later retired the road safety squirrel, but Tufty Fluffytail will be the star of a new exhibition. The furry friend takes his place in an exhibition exploring international state-related propaganda […]

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Drivers ‘ignoring road safety advice due to job fears’

SIX in 10 motorists are ignoring official advice not to travel in wintry conditions, with half claiming work as their reason for risking their safety, according to new research from Continental Tyres. Around 10-million people, or 29 per cent of drivers, disregard emergency warnings either frequently or all of the time. Of those who take […]

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Women drivers facing insurance premiums hike

INSURANCE premiums for women drivers are set to rise from December when new EU legislation comes into force. Younger female motorists are likely to be the hardest hit by the hike with some seeing their insurance costs rise by as much as 25 per cent. The change in law follows a ruling by the European […]

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