The Weekly Roundup

The AA is urging drivers to slow down particularly at sunrise and sunset as research reveals that drivers and other road users blinded by the glare of the sun have contributed on average to 28 road deaths a year since 2010.

In other news, from Wednesday 1st October the traditional paper tax disc method changed to an internet-based system. This will allow drivers to pay a monthly direct debit for their road tax, which will include a 5% surcharge, meaning that the total surcharge paid by British motorists will fall to about £80 million per year from £159.5 million per year.

The AA: Drivers urged to slow down as sunrise and sunset move into the rush-hour

Telegraph: Top ten reasons why drivers crash their cars

The Guardian: Supermarket price war puts petrol at four-year low

Aftermarket Online: The search for the UK’s 2015 Top Technician begins

RAC: Tax system to 'save drivers millions'

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