Tag: Driving

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What are tailgates used for?

Why Do Trucks Have Tailgates? The reason your truck has a tailgate is quite simple. It's to prevent the cargo in your truck bed from falling out. Click to see full answer Why do trucks tailgate? As you can see, the first two reasons truckers tailgate are simply to bring the driver back to reality…
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Can you sell a car with expired MOT?

Many people believe that there is a two-week grace period for lapsed MOTs – which can allow drivers a leeway period to get their vehicle booked in for their MOT test. Unfortunately, despite popular belief, the 'MOT grace period' is actually a myth. Click to see full answer Can you drive after MOT expires? You…
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How do I report someone for texting and driving UK?

Encourage the person to think about whether they're putting themselves and others at risk which might help them consider whether their driving is a concern. They might be grateful that you've broached the topic with them, and find comfort knowing that they have support to find a way forward. Click to see full answer Who…
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What is a Thatcham Category 1?

To meet Thatcham's standards they must be reliable and durable, resistant to attack and finally have a secure key replacement procedure. Category 5 is the top of the line 21st century solution for tracking your vehicle. Click to see full answer What is the difference between Thatcham Category 5 and 6? The Thatcham category 5…
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Can you drive with expired MOT?

Many people believe that there is a two-week grace period for lapsed MOTs – which can allow drivers a leeway period to get their vehicle booked in for their MOT test. Unfortunately, despite popular belief, the 'MOT grace period' is actually a myth. Click to see full answer What is the grace period for MOT?…
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What causes tailgating?

There are many reasons why people tailgate. In some cases it's a bullying tactic – the tailgater might want to intimidate you and get you to move out of their way for example. Or it could be that they're in a hurry. Click to see full answer How would you relate the tailgating phenomenon in…
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Do you need primer on filler?

Do not proceed to Primer Filler stage until filled area is even. Adding body filler AFTER primer filler should be avoided to prevent possible adhesion, staining and shrinkage concerns. Click to see full answer Do you need to prime over filler? Make sure that all filled areas are rubbed down smooth and level. You will…
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What is tailgating the cause of?

The numbers show each year we've seen an increase in crashes caused by tailgating. Not only is following too closely a problem, it's a problem that's getting worse. Click to see full answer What percentage of accidents are caused by tailgating? According to research by the Highways' Agency, tailgating is a contributing factor in more…
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What risks does vehicle a face by tailgating the heavy vehicle?

Tailgating is annoying and dangerous. It can signify careless or aggressive driving. In either case, a tailgater places themselves and others at risk of a rear-end collision. Rear-end collisions can result in whiplash, back injuries, and facial injuries when occupants of both cars whip forward and backward in a crash. Click to see full answer…
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Is road rage an Offence?

The standard penalty for that is a £100 fine and three points on your licence but in more serious incidents the case can go to court where you face a possible driving ban and fine of up to £2,500. Click to see full answer Can you report road rage UK? You should report such incidents…
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