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    Report: Three spectators killed, six injured at Jim Clark Rally in Scotland [w/video]
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    If you've ever watched an off-road rally and wondered how the spectators are allowed to get so close to the cars traveling at high speeds over loose and often unpredictable surfaces, we're afraid to report that your suspicions have tragically been confirmed as news comes in of two separate ...

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    Report: Scottish police call for cars with mandatory cruise control
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    The Association of Scottish Police Superintendents (ASPS) is asking the government to help them slow down drivers. Despite Scotland recording its lowest traffic fatalities since they began keeping track of the statistic, Transport Minister Keith Brown says, "... one death on our roads is one too ...

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    Ford Model T convoy to revisit Britain's highest mountain
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    Having a Ford Model T ascend a mountain might sound like a crazy idea, but in 1911 it was a marketing coup. Ford had just arrived in Britain and to prove its worth, a corporate sales agent named Henry Alexander drove a Model T to the top of Ben Nevis in Scotland – Britain's highest ...

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    FOLLOWUP: Angry customer who drove Rolls-Royce through shop window gets 16 months?
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    Robert Caton was trying to keep a leash on his mounting stress, but – aided by depression and two bottles of whiskey – the beast got away from him. The ensuing explosion – and, again, depression and two bottles of whiskey – led Caton to drive his restored 1983 Rolls-Royce ...

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    Top Gear draws fire for 'glorifying' 210 MPH ticket. Only it's a fake. [w/VIDEO]
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    Top Gear talks Bugatti speeding ticket – click above to watch video after the jump
    ESPN sports columnist Bill Simmons proposed a 72-hour reportage moratorium for the web – that way, news could be vetted before was broadcast to the entire universe. Had that been in effect, the story of ...

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    News from The Herald: "Motorsport should be banned"
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    In a column for Scotland's The Herald newspaper, James Porteous throws down from the first two paragraphs: "There is a sport more dangerous than any other, that kills far more people than boxing and yet there are no calls for it to be banned. Not rugby. Not equestrianism. Not even Ultimate ...

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    Who watches the watchers? Speed cameras in Scotland may be monitored by CCTV cams
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    The hatred which speed cameras in Europe have engendered in the drivers they're watching has bubbled up and over to the point where vandalism is a common occurrence. In Scotland, for example, there have been seven camera attacks in three years. The attacks range from cameras simply being damaged so ...

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    VIDEO: Volvo driving school teaches police how to handle ice
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    In today's afternoon dose of moving pictures, we peek in on police from Britain at the Volvo Academy for special training on a frozen lake. These kinds of shenanigans are the same sorts of things we do in parking lots come the first snowfall. It's especially important for public safety officials to ...

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    Bentley to don tartan for sake of high fashion?
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    Bentley has long been known for its highly fashionable posing. The Scots? Well... not so much. Which is likely why authorities at the first-ever Scottish Fashion Awards sought out the high-end automaker-- credibility. Yes, the notion of haute couture in aland best known for its shortbread and ...

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