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Nine out of 10 young drivers admitted that they hadn’t always given the road their undivided attention.

Over-50s drivers ‘less likely to be distracted’

Young drivers are more likely to be distracted while driving than their grandparents, it is being claimed.

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Fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 has shrunk in size but the driving pleasure has grown, making it even more agile and pure.

Lighter, slighter, mightier Mazda MX-5

Mazda has taken the world-beating MX-5 sports car back to its roots – smaller, lighter and even more fun to drive, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Geoff Copson racing his 1928 Riley 9 Tourer.

My First Car: 55-year relationship with racy Riley

This week we bring you the next instalment in the story of 1928 Riley Tourer WK 4894, which featured in our My First Car series having been bought by Alan Hazlewood in 1954-55. Current owner Geoff Copson was alerted to the original story by a fellow Riley owner. He bought the Riley 55 years ago and, having raced it, still owns it and has restored his ‘first love’ back on the road.

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