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D'oh! Homer poses safety threat

25 Aug, 2005

Ay caramba! Researchers are urging cartoon makers to adopt a better approach to road safety. They cite The Simpsons characters Homer (image) and Bart as being bad influences because they don't wear seatbelts.

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Wanted: UK's lost roads!

25 Aug, 2005

Have you seen this road? Anyone with information should contact Auto Express! It sounds bizarre, but several of the UK's major highways have been officially 'lost'.

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Wild world

25 Aug, 2005

FRANCE: A woman tried to drive out of the pedestrian exit from a Lille car park, instead of taking the correct route. Her vehicle ended up wedged at the top of a stairwell until a recovery truck pulled it out.

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Vauxhall 'alloy' is a steel

25 Aug, 2005

Has Vauxhall reinvented the wheel? The firm certainly thinks so. That's because, while it may look like a top-quality alloy, the rim pictured below is actually constructed from steel.