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Message getting through on drink driving

IT has been 50 years since the Government launched its first don’t drink and drive campaign. And in those decades the attitude to the issue has changed markedly. New research from THINK! shows how much attitudes have changed to drink driving in the last half century. Of those surveyed, 91 per cent agreed drink driving […]

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Volvo steps up safety mission for 2020 target

BELEIVE it or not, it is 30 years since it became compulsory to wear seatbelts in the UK – and the brand that developed the first three-point harness, Volvo, is stepping up its safety mission. The Swedish company actually developed the first seatbelts as long as 50 years ago and the aim of its Vision […]

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Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake’s new slant on road test

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake An estate car by another name, KEITH WARD takes a comfy seat in the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake BlueEfficiency. ESTATE cars come in many modern guises to avoid saying what they really are. Think of Tourer (Honda, Hyundai, Toyota); Sport Tourer (Renault, SEAT) and Sports Tourer […]

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Renewed call for lower drink drive limits

BRAKE, the road safety charity, is urging ministers — and members of the public — to take action over drink driving. The move comes after it emerged from results were published of a summer campaign by the Association of Chief Police Officers, which showed that 5.8 per cent of 83,000 drivers breath tested in June were positive, […]

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Drivers ’back drink-drive limit’

MORE than 70% of motorists would support a lowering of the legal drink-drive limit, according to a survey. And 92% would like to see a new anti drug-drive law introduced, the poll by road safety charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line found. As many as 71% of the 800 drivers polled agreed the current […]

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