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Last hurrah for the manual handbrake

Traditional manual handbrake

New research has revealed that less than a quarter of new cars have a manual handbrake fitted. CarGurus, the leading automotive shopping site, found that just 24% of new cars on sale in the UK today come with a manually operated handbrake, falling even further from 30% recorded last year. …

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Don’t be a crash test dummy

co-op crash test video

Co-op Insurance has created dramatic crash test video to highlight the effects of failing to wear seatbelts. According to road safety charity Brake, one of the most common behaviours among young drivers is not wearing seatbelts. Co-op research reveals that two fifths (41%) of drivers aged 17-24 have been involved …

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Ford’s focus on driver safety

Ford Driving Skills for Life

Ford is back with its free Driving Skills for Life event for young people in London this November. Now in its third year, Ford’s DSFL event will take place at the Excel Exhibition Centre from November 20-22 ahead of National Road Safety Week. Ford Driving Skills for Life puts young drivers …

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