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Mexican standoff at Weston-super-Mare roundabout reaches third day

only thing moving for three days was their eyesThe drivers of three Nissan Micras who have all been giving way to each other at a mini-roundabout in Weston-Super-Mare have been given emergency rations by concerned locals as their stand-off passes the three day mark.

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Posted: May 13th, 2013
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‘Thumbs up’ for good driving causing confusion

Marc Hornby, a dedicated ‘good driving enthusiast’ and founding member of GDAS, said; ‘I suppose it’s understandable that some drivers mistaken us for hitchhikers, given that we signal our appreciation for a good manoeuvre with our thumbs, but how else are we supposed to acknowledge their good work? I can’t just stand at the side of the road in freezing temperatures every morning and start clapping at cars, they’ll think I’m some kind of oddball

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Posted: Jan 3rd, 2013
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Environmentalists hail Audi’s new SUV with fuel-saving magnetic front bumpers

Campaigners for a reduction in CO2 emissions have warmly welcomed an eco-minded development from Audi. Their latest model, a 3.2 tonne, 6 metre-long SUV badged ‘Q8′, features an optional magnetic front bumper, which can save up to 1% on fuel costs.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2011
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Saudi women granted right to back-seat drive

Shatt navSaudi women will be given the same freedom to criticise their male drivers as their Western counterparts.

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2011
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Call to end Nanny State restrictions on truckers’ mobile use

‘These rules aren’t meant for the Knights of the Road,’ said a British Hauliers Association spokeman. ‘We’re professionals, you know?’

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2010
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