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Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Price: £45.99 What is it? Anker say that the Roav Viva is a world-first. Although it looks like a fairly standard in-car charger it actually brings the Amazon Alexa assistant into cars for the first time. The Roav Viva acts as a normal charger, with two high-speed USB sockets that support rapid charging for the […]

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Honda HR-V Sport review – a surprisingly sprightly SUV

Honda HR-V Sport review – a surprisingly sprightly SUV

The original HR-V was labelled the Joy Machine by Honda’s marketing bods back in the early 2000s. It was meant to appeal to young buyers with its “unique” styling and and blend the practical benefits of an SUV with a compact form. It was ahead of its time in many ways but was abandoned in […]

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Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Anyone who calls themselves a petrolhead will feel pretty confident about identifying various makes and models from the smallest clues. Whether it’s a badge, headlight or interior, there are usually enough pointers to name a motor. But this new quiz could make even the most dedicated car fan struggle. Put together by garage marketplace WhoCanFixMyCar.com, […]

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Man caught on video ‘watching TV’ as he drives along motorway

Man caught on video ‘watching TV’ as he drives along motorway

A car passenger has spoken of her astonishment at seeing a driver travelling on a UK motorway with video playing on his phone. Emma Bazeley, 44, from Northhampton, was being driven northbound on the M1 by her partner when a car swerved across its lane towards them. Her partner took evasive action and kept his […]

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Millions risk fine and driving ban for taking hay fever medication

Millions risk fine and driving ban for taking hay fever medication

Millions of drivers could be leaving themselves vulnerable to a drug-driving charge due to their hay fever. With the warning of a “pollen bomb” bringing early misery to sufferers, new research has found that more than half of motorists have taken medication to deal with hay fever symptoms. But certain antihistamines can affect a driver’s […]

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Driving lessons could be recorded on camera after sexual harassment complaints triple

Driving lessons could be recorded on camera after sexual harassment complaints triple

All driving lessons could soon be recorded on camera following a huge rise in sexual harassment complaints from learner drivers. The number of learners reporting sexual harassment from their instructors has tripled in just three years, with almost 250 complaints in the last year alone. Rising numbers From April 2018 to March 2019, the Driver […]

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Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Terrify dash cam footage of a car being sent flying onto its roof in a road rage collision has been released by police. The clip shows two cars driving at up to 100mph repeatedly undertaking and tailgating each other, getting dangerously close before one driver finally loses control. His Mini veers across three lanes of […]

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Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Tough new fuel economy tests have helped crack down on unrealistic MPG figures but there is still a significant gap between official figures and drivers’ real-world experiences. New data from a leading motoring consumer group has found that the latest Worldwide Harmonised Test Vehicle Procedure (WLTP) has brought laboratory and real-world results closer together, with […]

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MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

Politicians are more likely to have a speeding or other motoring conviction than any other profession in the UK. Analysis of insurance data has revealed that more than one in five (22 per cent) MPs has a conviction for speeding, more than any other job. Radio presenters were next on the speeding list of shame, […]

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This is what will happen if you are caught running a red light in your car

This is what will happen if you are caught running a red light in your car

From ‘amber-gamblers’ to drivers thinking red does not mean stop, running a red light can happen to anyone. For many, it is an accidental lapse in concentration, but the consequences can be deadly with thousands of people each year dying due to accidents on junctions. Thousands of traffic offence reports are issued by police to […]

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