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Truck driver ignores puncture in Marsa

As reported by inewsmalta, a truck was seen being driven despite a rather obvious puncture which the driver allegedly decided to ignore. The incident happened Friday afternoon in Aldo Moro Street Marsa, and as can be seen in the video footage below it is quite evident that the puncture took place much earlier due to…

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Lower registration tax on motorcycles – Budget 2014

Yesterday evening the government has announced that it will reduce the registration of certain categories of used cars imported from outside the EU while the tax on the registration of motorcycles with an engine capacity of 250 cc or more will be decreased by 25%. The Government also said that traffic congestion will be a…

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Racing Circuits in Malta

Our four wheel friends from CarsAddiction.com have sketched a couple of mock ups that would potentially be great racing circuits in Malta. Motivated by the increase in motor sport enthusiasts, the author said that having racing circuits (for both cars and motorbike enthusiasts) would shift road rage and speeding in the streets to a sport in controlled and…

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Motorcycling in Malta during the 70s

Many people agree that the Maltese culture during the seventies era was very special and beautiful…The Maltese biker scene is not an exception as can be seen from the footage below. The footage is courtesy of Motordrome, a popular Maltese TV program on Smash TV, and is often considered a part of the Maltese Motoring…

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Tribute to Marco Simoncelli

Two years ago today, October 23rd, 250cc world champion Marco Simoncelli‘s tragically lost his life in the Malaysian MotoGP race. Several tributes and rides were organized in Italy in Simoncelli’s memory. On Thursday 12th September 2013 in Coriano a tribute took place for Marco Simoncelli with a flame and a monument for Marco Simoncelli called…

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Traffic Casualties in Malta 2013

The National Statistics Office has stated that there were six traffic fatalities in the third quarter this year, compared to two in the same period last year. In the third quarter, reported traffic accidents reached 3,555, at par with the same period last year. The NSO also said that in the period under review, 421…