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Wet autumn weather, meets illegal tyres on British roads is a tragedy waiting to happen, as 34 British families sadly discovered in 2008. More than 900 people were injured in an accident by defective or illegal tyres when all they needed was a 20p.
As part of October Tyre Safety Month we are all encouraged to take the 20p test; a simple method of checking if your tyre tread is road legal and safe. A staggering 55% of motorists couldn't identify the legal minimum of 1.6 mm and 19% have never checked their tread depth. It is therefore paramount that we are all aware that checking tyre tread needn't be difficult or time consuming, but as simple as reaching into your pocket.
Motoring expert Quentin Willson, is here to tell why you cant afford not to take the 20p Tyre Safe test.
*******www.moneyextra****/insurance/car-insurance-quotes.php Using social networking whilst driving is a growing problem on British roads There has been a 12% year-on-year increase in the number of claims made Drive safe and lower car insurance!
*******www.moneyextra****/insurance/car-insurance-quotes.php British road users drive nearly 8,000 miles a year which us up 4.5% in the last decade How many miles a person drives can affect their car insurance as insurers use it to calculate premiums.
Team Sky is riding a wave of high morale following a successful lead-up to the 2011 Tour Wiggins won the Critérium du Dauphiné followed by a team sweep of the podium at the British road championships two weeks later.
Part 1 of 2; 1952 British Transport Film "Journey To The Sea". telling the story of a British Road Service Atkinson with drag trailer's journey from the North of England via Preston and Welshpool to a boatyard somewhere on the Welsh coast (perhaps one of you recognize it!) to deliver a ships propellor. Including a stop at a greasy spoon cafe and a breakdown caused by an incident involving a horse drawn Romany caravan!
MCN road tester Trevor Franklin already tested the new Ducati Monster 1100 at the launch, but how does the 1100cc V-twin powered naked fair on bumpy British roads?
Trev has tested the 1100S version on UK roads and here's some of his thoughts: "The new Ducati Monster 1100S scores highly straight from the off.
"The combo of stiff chassis and Ohlins suspension is a track day rider's dream and involuntary throttle movement gives immediate engine response."
For the full test, pick up a copy of the January 7 edition of MCN.