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First edition of Fortyman comic fetches record £1m

hop in luvThe cover of the rare 1931 first edition, showing the original price of sixpence, features the ‘Man of Tarmacadam’ driving to another improbable rescue down the Empire’s finest trunk roads.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2011
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M25 appears in court accused of endangering motorists

Several of the UK’s busiest motorways and A-roads are to be prosecuted for putting drivers’ lives in danger. Following a survey which declared more than half the nation’s roads ‘unsafe’, several roads have been charged with using excessive bends and failing to provide motorists with adequate braking distances.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2009
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Speed camera outside of school ‘just licence to print money’

Motorists are fuming at the positioning of a new traffic speed camera just 100m from a junior school in Waltham Forest. ‘I’ve been using this route for 15 years now to avoid the speed bumps on the high street. Now I’ve been indiscriminately fined for doing 60 in a 30 zone,’ complained Local van driver Frank Watson, ‘It’s just another form of tax on the hard-working public’.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2009
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