UEFA Champions League final this Saturday in Cardiff will see a clash on field, but possibly on city roads as well.
As tensions run high, Welsh motorists may find themselves driven to distraction, according to research for locally–based Confused.com which found one in 20 Welsh drivers have had an accident as a result of being distracted by sport on the radio.
The Road Haulage Association is urging the French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, to deploy the military to restore law and order to the Calais area.
In his letter, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said, “For the third successive summer we are once again calling for the French to deploy their military to restore law and order to the Region so that hauliers and the people of Calais can live and work safely, securely and without fearing acts of violence and intimidation.”
A joint study by Controlled Power Technologies and Austria’s Technische Universität Wien into 48V mild hybrid technology demonstrated the potential of fast-acting starter-generators for reducing the residual NOx emissions of the latest Euro 6 diesel engines.
The cooperative study, by one of the UK’s leading 48V specialists and one of the most successful technical universities in Europe, verified a 9 per cent reduction of this troublesome air while retaining the fuel economy and CO2 benefits of diesel engine technology.
Vauxhall is helping young drivers aged 18-24 cover the initial cost of getting on the road, with a £1,000 insurance contribution when they buy a Corsa Limited Edition.
Young drivers can combine the insurance contribution with one of Vauxhall’s finance offers, helping to make the cost of motoring more affordable for those first few years.
Europcar UK has expanded its offerings with a dedicated specialist fleet for the construction industry to hire at short notice.
Vans with special racking, toolboxes with tow balls are now available with four hours notice.