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It was clear to me that when speed humps started to be installed on our roads, that nobody thought about snowploughs. The avenue on which I live has full width speed humps along its length, and during...
My wife's 2004/54 Ka with just 23,138 recorded miles has needed to have a Helicoil ftted because the drain hole disintegrated while in the Ford Dealership for its annual service. The charge was £60 plus...
Could you please repeat your advice for driving over speed bumps to reduce tyre damage (which I have read many times in your column but have not kept the printed page) so that I can pass it on to some...
Your reply in a recent Sunday Telegraph 'Life' section entitled 'Out Burst' concerned me greatly as AW reported having suffered two blowouts with his Mercedes. I have two cars, a Mercedes E320CDI estate...
I had a spring broken by one of those confounded ‘speed cushion’ hazards and realised that to refer to them in the politically correct format will never make anybody understand their lethal (and anti-environmental)...
In 1990 or thereabouts Wandsworth Council installed road humps - one directly outside my house. The vibration as cars and large vehicles fail to slow down on it really shakes the house. I noticed that...
Local and national politicians and council jobsworths are bleating yet again that they have no money to repair potholes, despite motor taxation being so high. Might I suggest that they can kill two birds...
I read with interest your coverage of damage caused by road humps. Although we have some in towns around here in the New Forest, most of the damage to wheels, tyres and suspension seems to be caused by...
If I can help in the campaign against speed cushions, please let me know. I run a small telco and have facilities to host a website on this issue. If I can get some material together, I rather feel like...
I live in Hampshire. Is it illegal to park on a speed hump? In particular one that stretches right across the road with white triangles on it and a painted, straight white line parallel to the kerb before,...
 

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