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Advanced telematics and insurance continue to grow closer as demonstrated by CCIC and Ctrack partnership

Policyholders can now get premium discounts based on good driving behaviour Cross Country Insurance Consultants (CCIC) and Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ:MIFI), recently formed a partnership in a bid to improve customer retention and encourage better driving behaviour. The niche national 4×4 insurance company has been using the global telematics solutions provider’s…

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Do I have a right to demand that a blood sample be taken at the scene of a road crash?

Whilst Section 65 of the National Road Traffic Act makes it an offence to operate a motor vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol or a drug having a narcotic effect, nowhere in the Act is it prescribed that police must have a blood sample taken if it is suspected that someone is under the…

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Ford Unveils Advanced, Sporty and Efficient New Kuga SUV with SYNC 3

  New Ford Kuga sport utility vehicle debuts with intuitive SYNC 3 connectivity, hands-free parking in side-by-side spaces and enhanced Active City Stop Technologically advanced Kuga is one of five all-new or redesigned Ford vehicles that will compete in the SUV and crossover space in the next three years Bold and sporty exterior features new…

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Ford engineers testing vehicles on Hellish Mix of Potholes, Cobblestones and Speed Bumps­

Potholes are an increasing problem for drivers who are forced to pay for costly repairs. Damage is so bad that recovery services report a huge rise in pothole-related call-outs Ford test centre in Belgium replicates effects of world’s worst potholes and other extreme surfaces. Lommel Proving Ground incorporates test tracks covering 80 km, more than…

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Volvo Cars reveals stylish and versatile new V90 estate

The eagerly-awaited Volvo V90 has been officially revealed in Stockholm, Sweden. The stylish and versatile V90 is the latest in the premium car maker’s top-of-the-line 90 series, sitting alongside the award-winning XC90 SUV and the recently-revealed S90 premium sedan. Building on Volvo Cars’ indisputable heritage in the estate segment, which began over 60 years ago…

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What is the process of obtaining a EC drivers licence for someone wishing to drive trucks?

Question: Please would you tell me the process of obtaining a EC drivers licence as I would like to drive trucks. Costs etc. Thank you Answer: The EC driving licence code is for articulated vehicles over 18,000 Gross Combination Mass (GCM). See other heavy vehicle licence codes here: http://k53.gavinhoole.ws/licence-codes-vehicle-codes/ A Learner’s Licence must be obtained…

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Is there a programme to assist perpetrators of road rage?

Question: As discussed this morning kindly assist with details about road rage programme for perpetrators that allow them to do community service and undergo anger management classes instead of going through the criminal justice system? Answer: We do have services for anyone that needs assistance. Our clinical unit will be able to assist with this…

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