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Bridgestone boss Robin Shaw.

Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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Toyota, Nissan and Honda announce global recall over airbag safety fears

TOYOTA and Nissan have announced the recall of 6.5-million cars worldwide after safety concerns over airbags were raised. Honda recalled thousands of cars in the US in March due to concerns over the airbags and is planning a further recall. The airbags, which are made by Tokyo-based Takata, a world leader in car safety, are […]

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Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report: A 1.6-litre diesel engine which is better than the rash of 1.0-litre three-pots – DAVID HOOPER drives the new Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC CAR manufacturers make all manner of claims about the economy of their latest products, but hardly any can live up to those claims […]

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Shark adds new graphics for Vancore

THE Vancore urban bike helmet from Shark has had another two sets of graphics to choose from. Now, apart from the range of matt and gloss colours at launch date, the French brand has added a touch more style. The two new designs, called Wipeout and RYU, are now available in UK dealers. Wipeout (pictured […]

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Make sure you have right safety kit to drive abroad

SUMMER seems to be with us and the long school holidays are upon us. And many drivers will be thinking of taking their families adn vehicles on to the Continent for a holiday. Many  European countries have laws which make it compulsory to carry certain items in your vehicle at all times when driving. If […]

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New safety system from Nissan… the shield

NISSAN has a long history of making safety technology simple, affordable and available to its customers. Its innovative technology has become a passion for the vehicle maker and the new Note takes this commitment to an even higher level. The company unveiled its Nissan Safety Shield at the launch event for the Note. The shield […]

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Make sure you getaway from the bank holiday blues

THE May bank holidays are approaching rapidly and many drivers are planning a getaway break. Apart from planning your destination, route and accommodation, don’t forget to plan vital checks on your car. Drivers who forget to check their tyres before heading off could be risking significant roadside misery warns TyreSafe, which points to shocking statistics […]

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Respect the rubber and be a scrubber!

ADVICE has been issued to help keep bike riders safe this spring. Motorcyclists fitting new tyres to their bikes this spring should ride with extra care for the first 100 miles to avoid any potential hazardous slip ups. The advice has been issued by TyreSafe at one of the most important times of the year […]

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