The Weekly Roundup

Confidence has grown among independent used car retailers, after June saw the best sales growth since the start of the year, say CAP. Other findings in the latest survey include a 20% surge in customer enquiries for used cars, and an 18% rise for the number of dealers describing the current business climate as positive.

Yesterday the Department of Transport announced plans to raise the speed limit for lorries on rural roads from 40mph to 50mph to reduce tailbacks and the risk of people dying in dangerous overtaking manouvers. Brake, the road safety charity, has expressed serious concerns about these plans. What do you think? Let us know!

AM Online: Used car analysts see independents gaining confidence

The AA: Adult passengers are the biggest in-car distraction for drivers

The Guardian: 'Sneaky' charges creep in as motor insurance premiums fall, says Which?

Telegraph: Will in-car cameras become standard equipment?

Brake: Brake condemns government decision to increase speed limit for lorries on single carriageways

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