The Weekly Roundup

MPs in England have voted to make it illegal to smoke in cars when children are present. The new law will come into effect from October 1, following a vote which saw a winning majority of 342 to 74 MPs back the health initiative.

In other news, Company car drivers are routinely accepting responsibility for car accidents in the belief that their personal private insurance won't be affected, an anti-fraud specialist has warned. The Asset Protection Unit (APU), which works for car insurers to investigate claims, has identified a rapid increase in drivers wrongly accepting blame, with the trend pushing up corporate car insurance premiums as a result.

Telegraph: Company car drivers fall victim to myth about no claims bonus

AM Online: How car dealers can keep their costs on track in 2015

Auto Express: 128mph in a 30mph zone! UK's worst speeders revealed

Brake: Driverless vehicle trials could be a step towards ending road deaths, says charity

RAC: MPs vote in favour of smoking ban

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