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How will a roof rack affect your car? Pros and cons of driving with a loaded roof rack

Your car may feel slower Travelling at high speeds doesn’t always feel as intense while travelling with a loaded roof rack. Increased drag can make your car feel harder to drive at high speeds without fully pushing down on the acceleration. A lightweight vehicle with an empty roof rack will feel the impact more even […]

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Damon Hill drives father Graham’s iconic Formula One car at Goodwood Festival of Speed

See below for a full rundown of events to come at the site in West Sussex. Saturday, June 2512:05pm – BMW M moment beheld at the front of Goodwood House12:10pm – Michelin supercar run, first glance and road bikes12:40pm – The Blades air display is held above the sprawling estate1pm – Goodwood Action Sports Show1:15pm […]

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Electric car drivers urged to use charging points properly if they want to avoid fines

And now, Olly Jones, co-founder at elmo, has claimed that knowing the rules “comes down to education”. Mr Jones exclusively told Express.co.uk: “This is an annoyance for some drivers, but ultimately comes down to education – you won’t be fined if you follow the rules – and if that means you have to go into […]

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Man Who Was Hit By Baltimore Police Patrol Car Dies From Injuries

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man has died from injuries he sustained after a Baltimore police officer en route to a report of a stabbing hit his scooter in East Baltimore earlier this week, according to authorities. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Biddle Street and North Milton Avenue.  READ […]

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Car thief fails to steal a Range Rover and settles for £15,000 Toyota Yaris

A dad from Ilford slammed a car thief who broke into his house and stole a £15,000 Toyota Yaris and £7,000 worth of gold jewellery. The criminal entered the house while Mohammad Haque’s family were peacefully sleeping in their beds. The 44-year-old father claimed that the thief was unable to steal the Range Rover as […]

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Take a first look at Formula E’s new Gen3 car in action | Engadget

Formula E recently showed off its latest Gen3 car that it says is faster, more agile and “the world’s most efficient” racing vehicle to date. Now, we’re getting a first look at one on a track at England’s Goodwood in the form of the Mahinda M9 Electro with Nick Heidfeld at the wheel.  On its […]

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Pets

BCSO and Piedmont share the dangers of leaving kids, pets in a hot car

“Even on a 80 degree day a car can get to dangerously high levels within the first five minutes.” MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— It’s officially summer, and temperatures are reaching the 100 degree mark. With it being that hot outside, a parked car’s inside temperature can soar.  Dr. Gary Godlewski, Emergency Room Attending at Piedmont Macon […]

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Automotive

Major car tax changes needed or drivers risk ‘implications’ before electric car switch

In April, company car tax rates were changed, with drivers seeing costs increase for almost every bracket of vehicle. Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) tax rates changed, rising from one percent to two percent for fully electric vehicles and most petrol and diesel vehicles. Following this upcoming tax year, the BiK rate will remain at two percent until 2025, […]

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5-year-old hurt after falling out third-floor window in Roxbury, landing on car

ROXBURY – A 5-year-old was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after they fell out of a third-floor window at a Roxbury home. It happened just after 10 p.m. on Calumet Street. Two witnesses told police they saw a screen fall out of the window, then saw the child fall and land on a […]

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The ‘Greenhouse Effect’ and Why It’s So Dangerous to Leave Kids or Pets in a Hot Car

Temperatures are really heating up again this weekend as highs are forecast to hit the 80s and 90s.  The heat poses many dangers to us, including extremely hot vehicles.  We have the strongest sun angle of the year and those sun’s direct rays go in through the car windows.  We in turn have the “Greenhouse […]