The Weekly Roundup

Are you sitting comfortably? That’s when you might start to feel sleepy and accidents can occur. But a safer driving future is on the horizon – the next big leap forward in crash prevention is technology that can digitally track your eyes and facial expressions to see when you’re in danger of dozing off!

According to recruitment firm Jobco-op Automotive, the recovery of the economy is seeing a skills shortage in key motor trade roles such as technicians, MoT testers and general managers. Earlier this year Reed Specialist Recruitment carried out a survey into salaries. It found that there was a shift in the market due to the recovering economy but it warned that employers were not investing in training their staff, which would have an impact on the overall satisfaction rating for their workforce.

Motor Trader: Motor retailers sees 'skills shortage' in key roles

The Guardian: Do's and don'ts of getting rid of your old car

After Market Online: BEN offers support to those affected by flooding

Yahoo: New cameras spot traffic offences

MSN: Eye-tracking technology – how your car will watch your every move for you

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