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  1. Lady-with-walking-stick-approaching-car

    9 Special ideas for Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s time to get planning a special something for your mum on 26 March 2017. Whether you’re after a relaxed Sunday stroll or something a little more fast-paced, there are plenty of accessible days out to be had using your Motability Scheme car or scooter this Mothering Sunday.

    • date:23 Mar 2017
  2. Driving while holding a mobile phone

    Fines for drivers using mobile phones down 86% in 5 years

    By Martin Saarinen from Auto Express

    The number of fines issued for drivers caught using a mobile phone at the wheel has plummeted by 86 per cent in the last five years. Figures from the Home Office show just 16,900 motorists in England and Wales were handed a fixed penalty notice for using a mobile phone behind the wheel last year, compared with 123,000 in 2011.

    • date:16 Mar 2017
  3. Car engine illustration

    What do engine sizes actually mean?

    By Chris Haining from Car Buyer

    An engine’s size is otherwise referred to as its ‘capacity’ or ‘displacement’. Without getting too complicated, it’s a measurement of how much space the engine’s pistons operate in. A bigger number means each piston is able to push more air and fuel through the car’s engine every time it moves.

    • date:9 Mar 2017
  4. Man in the car holding mobile phone

    Government to enforce zero-tolerance policy for drivers using mobile phones

    By AutoCar

    First-time offenders could be banned from driving when revised penalties are introduced next year.

    • date:2 Mar 2017