The Weekly Roundup

An automatic braking system hailed as the biggest improvement in car safety since the seat belt could save thousands of lives if made compulsory, according to experts. The technology, which can slow or even stop vehicles before a collision occurs at speeds of up to 50mph, has the potential to dramatically cut road deaths if made universal.

In other news, Surgeons and GPs are the most accident-prone drivers, according to an analysis of 2 million insurance claims that reveals an extraordinary concentration of problem driving among healthcare professionals. The analysis, by Moneysupermarket.com, found surgeons and GPs were nearly 100 times more likely to cause an at-fault accident while driving than a building society clerk.

Telegraph: Autonomous braking 'biggest safety improvement since seat belt'

AM Online: The secret of saving aftersales? Right-first-time repairs

MSN: Tax discs will be scrapped in October: do you know the rules?

RAC: Most still say no to driverless cars

The Guardian: Surgeons and GPs more likely to cause car accidents than other workers

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