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The HandiRack from HandiWorld

HandiRack review: We test an inflatable roof rack

A blow-up roof rack? Surely not! DAVID HOOPER reviews the inflatable HandiRack from HandiWorld. ROOF racks are all well and good, but they can be difficult to store and cumbersome to use – but on the odd occasions that you may need to stick stuff on your roof, help is now at hand from this ingenious load […]

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The Supertooth HD Voice

SuperTooth HD Voice is handy in-car speakerphone

IF your phone rings while you are driving, I know how tempting it is to answer the call, but your risking not only a fixed penalty ticket and points on your licence, but possibly a serious accident. Help is at hand though from this SuperTooth HD Voice speakerphone, an excellent new gadget from SuperTooth, which […]

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Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch price revealed

THE new Peugeot 208 GTi hot hatch will cost from £18,895 when the order book opens at the beginning of next month ahead of deliveries in April. Available only as a three-door, the new GTi not only boasts a wider track than the regular 208, but also has body sill and wing extensions. There are […]

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IAM road safety cuts criticism

Road safety cutbacks spark criticism from IAM

A MASSIVE Government spending cut on road safety campaigns has sparked sharp criticism from the Institute of Advanced Motorists. The cutbacks, from £19-million in 2008/09 to just £4-million in 2011/12 – a reduction of nearly 80 per cent – were revealed after a freedom of information enquiry by the road safety charity. According to the […]

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Mazda 3 MPS

Unruly Mazda3 MPS is full of fun and great value

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: MAZDA3 MPS Our Mazda3 MPS road test proves this revised hot hatch is a very quick car, but it has a character all of its own. DAVID HOOPER reviews the Mazda3 MPS. THE Mazda3 MPS first went on sale in 2009, so this handsome looking hot hatch is the latest, […]

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Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS

Driving a Mercedes Actros truck is ‘a piece of cake’

DRIVING a truck used to be a tough job, but these days, it’s a piece of cake at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS! A chance to drive Mercedes-Benz flagship Actros 2545 LS truck during the “Big Stuff” day with Mercedes was an opportunity not to be missed, especially when it was loaded with […]

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Mercedes Unimogs ideal when going gets tough!

My second drive of the Mercedes “Big Stuff” day took me into even more challenging terrain, but it was no match for the amazing Mercedes-Benz Unimogs which seem to be just about unstoppable. No matter how deep the ruts (some were at least 2ft), or how deep the water, this utility vehicle tackled the lot […]

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Insurers back whiplash crackdown on fraudulent claims.

ABI backs crackdown on fraudulent whiplash claims

WHIPLASH claims are adding an extra £90 a year to the average motor insurance premium. That’s the message from the Association of British Insurers, which has responded to news of a Government consultation on measures to tackle the rise in claims of this nature. The group’s head of motor and liability James Dalton said: “We […]

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