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UK roadworks among safest

30 Aug, 2005

Britain's motorways may be Europe's busiest, but they are among the safest for roadworks. A Highways Agency study found that of 11 countries surveyed, UK carriageway maintenance sites were third safest for motorists and workers.

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Smart cat's eyes target tailgaters

30 Aug, 2005

Britain's roads could become light shows if plans to use lit-up road studs to stop tailgating get the go-ahead. Electronic cat's eyes triggered by a passing vehicle would shine amber in its wake to mark out a 10-metre moving exclusion zone.

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Fresh 9-5 gets X appeal

30 Aug, 2005

Sportier styling and more fun to drive - that's how Saab is billing its facelifted 9-5 range, which makes its public debut at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Mitsubishi Evo

30 Aug, 2005

Take at look at the most 'electrifying' Evo ever. This sensational car is part of Mitsubishi's plan to be a world leader in battery-powered vehicles.

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Wild Colt is canned

30 Aug, 2005

Mitsubishi's plan for a hot Colt is now history. In a dramatic U-turn, the company has gone back on a promise to make an Evolution version of every model in its range. Instead, it will reserve the hallowed performance badge for the Lancer.

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At Full Chat by Mike Rutherford

30 Aug, 2005

If you do something seriously wrong, you should expect severe but appropriate punishment. In motoring terms, that's verbal or written warnings, fines, licence endorsements, dearer car insurance, a driving ban or even a custodial sentence.