The Weekly Roundup

A pub that serves alcohol every day from 09:00 has opened at a service station on the M40 motorway near Beaconsfield, 25 miles west of London. The move has been controversial; sparking concern among road safety campaigners. A survey carried out by the RAC found that out of 2,000 people, only 12 per cent supported putting pubs into motorway service stations.

In other news, The UK has slipped yet further down a league table of roads quality, according to data released in the 2013-14 World Economic Forum report. The study, which is based on people’s perceptions of their own country’s infrastructure, highlights growing dissatisfaction among the British people regarding the state of the road network.

BBC: First motorway pub opens at Beaconsfield amid criticism

Telegraph: DPF removal: the facts

Motor Trades Insight: Car Manufacturers Need To Plan For Car-Less Cities, Claims 'Mobility Expert'

The AA: Car hierarchy; how drivers react to different cars and drivers

Yahoo: UK roads slide in global satisfaction survey

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