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The road was closed while the spooked horse was moved to another vehicle.

Part of the A505 between Baldock and Royston was closed earlier this afternoon after a spooked horse caused damage to the box it was travelling in.

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Herts Auto Show

Thousands of cars, bikes, trikes and vans descended on Stanborough Park for the Herts Auto Show on Sunday.

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2016 Renault SYEO concept (Image: Renault)

Renault has unveiled a series of eye-popping concepts in advance of Clerkenwell Design Week, including a single-person vehicle described as ‘wearable’ transport.

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Police are primed to pull over drivers using their phones while at the wheel

Drivers who use a mobile phone at the wheel will be the target of a week-long operation by police in three counties which hits the road tomorrow, Monday.

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2014 Mini Cooper

Football fans driving in France during Euro 2016 are being advised to check the laws of the road after a study revealed fewer than two-thirds (65 per cent) of motorists know they have to drive on the right after crossing the Channel.

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Vauxhall Astra

Marshall Vauxhall in Knebworth is delighted to be offering customers the chance to get up close and personal with its range of vehicles at Hitchin town centre from this Friday to Sunday (May 20-22).

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Dark-tinted glass on a Mercedes-Benz ML (Image: Mercedes-Benz)

Window tinting is one modification that can actually add practicality to your car as well as a cool new look - as long as you steer clear of the legal pitfalls.

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Refuelling at an Asda petrol station (diesel, fuel)

Asda is the UK’s favourite place to buy fuel, according to a new analysis that puts the major supermarket brands well ahead of dedicated petrol retailers.

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House, driveway, two cars

Enterprising homeowners in London, Leeds and Bristol have topped a table of earnings from simply renting out their driveways as public parking spaces.

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New cars

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Volkswagen
The handsome new Volkswagen Tiguan  stands out in the car park but its off-road performance also impresses.

The old Tiguan was a good car, the new one is even better – Ed Wiseman puts Volkswagen’s third-favourite baby to the test.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Honda Civic Type R is a high-performance hot-hatchback that looks the part and really does the business.

Honda’s energetic extrovert Civic Type-R has made a comeback. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s a very welcome.

Honda
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Head-turning new Renault Megane is one of the best-looking cars in this family hatchback class.

Renault’s new Megane GT is a comfy and good-looking family car. Ed Wiseman enjoys an early drive of the ‘warm’ hatchback of the new range.

Renault
Friday, May 13, 2016
The 308 GTi continues Peugeot's hot-hatchback revival and combines performance, poise and everyday practicality.

Peugeot used its GTi heritage to unleash the full potential of its 308 hatchback. Motoring editor Andy Russell discovers it lives up to the promise.

Peugeot
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
More power, less weight, even better to drive - new Cup 250 version is the fastest road-going Lotus Elise ever.

It may be lighter but there’s nothing lightweight about the fastest, best-driving road-going Elise ever. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out on the Hethel track and Norfolk roads.

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Used Cars

Yesterday, 16:24
Norwich
Norwich is disrupted by more roadworks. Photo Simon Finlay

It feels like roadworks have been going on forever in Norwich city centre at the moment and these photos prove it! Here’s a look back at some of the traffic problems previously faced in the city between 1990 and 2010.

Yesterday, 13:00
East Bilney Coachworks's Norwich South branch won the best for customer (bodyshop site) award and receptionist Debbie Robinson best for customer (individual) title at the 2016 British Bodyshop Awards.

East Bilney Coachworks is celebrating winning two national annual business awards.

United Kingdom
Sunday, May 22, 2016
The Classic Ford Show at Santa Pod will feature a wide variety of standard, tuned and modified cars on display and another highlight will be Santa Pods Ford-based dragsters blasting down the famous strip.

Fans of the iconic Blue Oval are in for a feast of fun at the Classic Ford Show on Sunday, June 5.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Sue Wood bought her first car, a Triumph Herald, in 1986 but a blown engine heralded the end of ownership.

Sue Wood parted company with her first car, a Triumph Herald, after it ground to a half when the engine blew up.

Norwich
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Karol Piaseczny is NMG Kia's first product genius.

NMG Kia in Norwich has appointed its first Kia ‘Genius’ and brand ambassador who will work alongside the sales and after sales teams to deliver even higher levels of customer service.

United Kingdom

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