Motoring

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Parking charges to rise in Dorset – but only in ‘tourist areas’

PARKING charges at Dorset Council-run car parks are increasing – but only in tourist areas. The council says new rates…

Wiltshire and Somerset routes set to see double traffic over Easter weekend

THE A303 could see delays this week as the big Easter getaway begins. Drivers are set to embark on up…

Leisure firm scoops national award

A SHAFTESBURY caravan and motorhome dealership is celebrating after scooping a top national award. Blackmore Vale Leisure, on Sherborne Causeway,…

AA warning over Christmas traffic

ALMOST 17 million cars are expected to hit UK roads in the coming days. The AA is predicting high levels…

New trial will see drivers fined £130 for breaking 20mph speed limit

DRIVERS found to be exceeding a 20mph speed limit could soon be fined £130. A first-of-its-kind speed enforcement trial has…

Three cheers for Dorset’s specialist auctioneer of classic vehicles!

First cheer: despite the gloom and despondency around us, DVCA is putting together another exciting sale of Vintage and…

Traffic sees road-glare deaths drop

MORE traffic on the roads after lockdown helped cut fatalities where sun dazzle was a contributory factor, according to…

Delays to major junction work in Sherborne

WORK on a busy junction in the centre of Sherborne is not expected to completed on time. In July, work…

When you shouldn’t get caught napping

When it comes to taking a break, and even having a nap, the Highway Code is clear on this. You…

Max Symonds: King of Combe

Having dedicated his life to motorcycle racing, Max Symonds is at the top of his game and looking to…