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  1. Taxi war in the west midlands

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    Birmingham Council braced for a taxi war among black cab drivers!!

    A BIRMINGHAM taxi war could be looming amid fears that cabbies from across the Midlands could exploit a legal loophole to work in the city.

    Black cabs registered in other boroughs can now pick up pre-booked passengers in Birmingham following a High Court

  2. Womens Car Insurance Costs

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    Women's Car Insurance

    Young women currently get cheaper deals than men the same age because they are considered a "safer risk".

    typically young women pay an average of £1,650 where as a young man pays an average of £2,700.

    figures have recently shown that men are 10 times more likely to be in a crash involving serious injury, they are also 25 times more likely to commit a traffic offense within the first 3 years of them passing their test.!!!

    so if you are a young driver here are some helpful tips to help you save money and keep your car.

    • Change the way you drive:, keep a look out for traffic lights and junctions that way you don't need to break suddenly
    • Drive more smoothly
    • Change the gears at the right times
    • Tidy the inside of your car to make it lighter 

    By doing this you can reduce the amount of petrol you use and even prevent certain car parts from being damaged sooner than they should

  3. Driving in fog

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    It never ceases to amaze me, that with visibility down to a bear minimum, with the fog and mist, you still see people driving around with either just side lights on or no lights at all!! Seriously what is up with these people??? <BLOG_BREAK>The other day visibility was down to about 60 feet and right at the last moment as the pupil was about to turn right, I saw this car appear out of the fog with just its side lights on.
    Thankfully I managed to hit the dual controls and stop us, but what was the idiot in the other car thinking? "Oh it's thick fog, so they'll be bound to see my incredibly poor side lights" WHAT AN IDIOT!!!

    Let me make this perfectly clear If its raining put your headlights on!!, If it's misty put your head lights on!!, If it's getting dark put your headlights on!!

    Infact the only time you don't need to put your headlights on is in the middle of august when its bright sunshine and 37 degrees in the shade.

    The other cause of this is the quite frankly stupid decisions of the car makers to make the dashboard illuminated at all times. Especially vauxhall, when we used the corsa's the amount of times I got flashed cos the dashboard was lit up but i'd forgotten to turn any lights on! Really what is the point of that? It just screams out TROUBLE. And strangely that's all it causes.