Motors

John Surtees teams up with Beaujolais Run

Racing driver, John Surtees, who is well known to Westcountry fans, has become the first Patron of the 38-year-old Beaujolais Run which aims to bring back the new vintage …

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Bodmin A30 bad for bikers

A survey of more than 3,000 motorcylists conducted by Motorcycle News Magazine asked riders to name the most depressing road in the UK. They decided that the A30 near Bodmin was one of the worst, placing it 9th overall in the list of the UK’s top ten most depressing roads …

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Motorists and wildlife

While many people come to visit or live in the South West to enjoy the mild climate and beautiful views, our wildlife, mammals and abundant birds, are a vital element of the region. Motorists can play their part …

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Safe driving for seniors

You might think that once you’ve passed your driving test, you’re free to roam the roads for life, but your licence depends upon your medical fitness to drive, and this can change with your state of health, not just with age …

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Richard Hammond and the perils of motoring

The celebrity currently most famous for his motoring incidents is Richard Hammond, the TV presenter whose enthusiasm for high performance cars, despite a brush with death in 2006 after a crash at over 280mph, has left him with a cult hero status …

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Motoring in South Devon

Hopping into the car for a leisurely Sunday afternoon drive is perhaps an old fashioned pastime, but for residents of South Devon, no scenic route has more to offer than the coastal drive between Brixham and Kingsbridge. The round trip could take a couple of hours …

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Biodiesel – green fuel

You may have noticed the introduction of biodiesel fuel pumps at your local petrol station over the last couple of years but been put off by a lack of knowledge about this ‘green’ alternative. There is also the concern that your car’s performance might be adversely affected by a change of fuel …

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Ford Anglia? What?

The Anglia must be one of the most easily identified models that the celebrated Ford Motor Company has ever produced, with the first model being launched in 1939 and the final edition, the Super Anglia, hitting the market in 1967.

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