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Scottish villagers use hairdryers and high visibility vests in an effort to combat speeding motorists.

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This is why you don't loan cars.

Losing your car in a multi-story parking structure is a pretty easy thing to do if you're not paying close attention.

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Residents of Glasgow, Scotland got quite a shock last week when a giant inflatable duck broke free from its moorings and escaped down a busy motorway. According to The Telegraph, the duck was on display in front of the Peter Vardy CarStore near the Braehead shopping center west of Glasgow when high winds uprooted it. The duck then careened down the M8, bouncing over cars and stopping traffic. Employees at an Audi dealership across the street caught the shocking duck rampage on video. The New Yo

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Dashboard camera caught a suspected meteor as it fell to earth and lit up the landscape in northeast Scotland Monday night.

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A Scotsman driving through the Highlands stumbled on a new Top Gear shoot and filmed it with a quadcopter.

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Land Rover may be an English company, but the idea behind the original traces its roots back to the legendary Scottish isle of Islay.

Uber now available in Scotland, after going live in many European cities and countries.

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This weekend's racing claimed the life of Subaru rally co-driver Andrew Mort in Scotland, and left MotoGP rider Alex de Angelis in critical condition in Japan.

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Xcar takes us on a trip up to the Scottish Lowlands to visit Driftland, a dedicated drifting circuit built on the grounds of a stock car racing oval track just to the north of Edinburgh.

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A dog in Glasgow, Scotland, somehow took control of a tractor and drove it onto the freeway. No one, including the canine, was harmed in the bizarre incident.

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Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee Stations Still Get Plenty of Action

About half of Scotland's plug-in vehicle recharging stations don't get used over the course of a month.

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Turning airport runways into racetracks is nothing new. Sebring, Silverstone and the Top Gear test track were all made out of former military air bases. Mirabel airport north of Montreal – one of the largest airports ever built – has had part of its disused runways turned into a race course. And the Indy races in Cleveland and Edmonton were both held at local airports. It's not every day that your average driver, however, gets to drive down an airport runway – much less an acti

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A man in Scotland could be saddled with thousands of dollars in bills caused by a motorcycle crash that he had nothing to do with. The tragic incident occurred when Paul Duffy sold his bike, and the new owner was in a fatal accident on it a few days later. However, the rider didn't have any insurance on the cycle, and Duffy hadn't yet canceled his own policy.

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Car clubs in Scotland are getting some electric love from their government. The UK is putting £1,000,000 ($1.7 million US) of new funding toward electric vehicles, specifically encouraging the clean growth of car clubs Scotland. Those funds are expected to provide as many as 30 additional EVs for the clubs.

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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 crashes during the Jim Clark Rally in Scotland on Saturday.

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When the Scottish government says it wants to clean up the air in its cities, it's not just blowing smoke up your kilt. Aye, laddie – or lassie, as the case may be – a newly released plan, called Switched On Scotland: A Roadmap to Widespread Adoption of Plug-in Vehicles (PDF), encourages the uptake of plug-in cars and calls for an end to petrol and diesel-burning cars in its cities by 2050.

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Sammy Hagar won't be visiting Edinburgh anytime soon. The "I Can't Drive 55" rocker would undoubtedly be aghast by the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, and its plan to enforce a speed limit of 20 miles per hour throughout most of its residential and busier commercial districts, all for the sake of encouraging cycling and reducing traffic-related injuries, the Edinburgh News reports.

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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 many as far as I am concerned."

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Seeing cars powered by alcohol is nothing new. After all, that's what ethanol is. But as expensive as gasoline might get, fueling a car on single malt scotch would be more wasteful than lighting your cigar with a hundred-dollar bill. Yet that's just what one Mark Reynier is doing. Well, almost, but not quite.