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As a result of seeing the horrendous pictures of the crash on the M5 at Taunton, I have read through the section of The Highway Code relating to motorways. In the back of my mind, I have either heard or...
Does a lorry driver negate his insurance policy if he drives along a lane which is signposted as "unsuitable for HGVs"? The incidence of irresponsible drivers using our single track lane (damaging the...
I'm becoming more frustrated by the lack of skills exhibited by some motorway drivers, who never leave their lane and make it difficult for others to overtake. If I undertake, it never fazes them, nor...
You are very right when stating that the outside lane overtaker should be fully aware. You might have added that the inside laner has the responsibility to also look not only into his mirrors but the blind...
What small/ medium 3 year old car/ mpv will achieve 30 mph per 1000 rpm in top gear? Anything from Ford Ka to Focus in size.
Every time I venture onto the M25 I drive at a good speed of up to 70mph from junction 21A for miles past Watford, Rickmansworth and the M40 junction without any speed restriction, amidst lots of equally...
I currently own an Audi 2.0 S Line Avant, which my wife is now having difficulty getting in and out of. I do approx 15k a year, of which 10k is motorway. My budget to replace is around £11,000 and I have...
I'd like some advice regarding the following situation. I'm in the overtaking lane of a three lane motorway, having just overtaken a vehicle in the middle lane. I start to move back into the middle lane,...
In 2006 my son got side-swiped by a left-hand drive Polish lorry. Whilst overtaking in a long slow queue on a motorway, he was clipped on the rear of his car by the lorry which pulled out, signalling as...
In your column on Saturday, under "Left right, left right" you covered the topic of undertaking on multi-lane roads. I recall this being discussed some time ago in the press and reference was made to a...
 

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