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Ride a Harley Davidson as Peter Fonda’s ‘Captain America’ comes up for sale

Ride a Harley Davidson as Peter Fonda’s ‘Captain America’ comes up for sale

With the news that Peter Fonda’s customised Harley Davidson motorcycle - used in the classic 1969 Easy Rider movie is up for auction on 18 October and set to make more than $1 million – help is at hand for Harley fans of more limited means who have always dreamed of riding one of these iconic bikes.

Costa del Smash: Brits abroad fail to recognise foreign road signs

UK drivers fail to identify half of foreign road signs (46%), according to revealing new research from Insurance4CarHire (I4CH).

Legal & General car insurance cover for your summer holiday

Over the last few years more UK families shunned holidays abroad in favour of staying in the UK.

The motoring tourist traps in Europe

British tourists could face bills or fines that run into the thousands as almost one in 10 (9%) will go on a self-drive holiday this year and may unknowingly set off without the correct insurance, breakdown cover or equipment.

American cities top list of favourite road trip destinations

American cities top list of favourite road trip destinations

Data from travel search engine, KAYAK, reveals that American cities top the list of UK travellers' favourite international destinations to hire a car and hit the open road.

Tips for camping around Moab Utah

Tips for camping around Moab Utah

RVing with toys in tow or hooking up for creature comforts of home, Moab satisfies a wilderness experience with an amazing diversity of camping conditions. Moab's Motorized visitors often request assistance for camping close to ATV or 4x4 trails to forego hauling a trailer to trailheads.

Brits taking unnecessary risks when travelling abroad

A survey by Britain’s leading road safety organisation has shown that more than a quarter of those taking a car or motorbike into Europe on holiday will travel without having their transportation checked or serviced in any way.

One in nine have broken down in Europe

Holidaymakers driving abroad this summer are being urged to prepare for their trip as the AA reveals that one in nine drivers (11%) have broken down in Europe.

Be king of the road in Atlantic Canada this summer

Be king of the road in Atlantic Canada this summer

Just under six hours flying time from London, Atlantic Canada with its miles of coastline and open roads is the ideal touring destination for those UK travellers looking to get out on the highway and look for adventure.

Discover Yukon's Silver Trail

Discover Yukon's Silver Trail

Situated in the upper Northwest corner of Canada, next to Alaska, the Yukon is Canada's most accessible northern destination, and with scenic drives into all corners, it's a driver's dream.

Could 2014 be the busiest late Spring Bank Holiday for years?

This year’s Whitsun Bank Holiday is likely to be one of the busiest on the roads in recent years as it coincides with the start of half term for many families, according to the AA and traffic information specialist Trafficmaster.

Find beauty in the journey

Find beauty in the journey

Are we nearly there yet? A familiar sound whether young or old – we’re all in a hurry to get to our destination. Avis is encouraging us to enjoy the journey and capture beautiful moments we might otherwise miss along the way.

TrekAmerica launches epic, one of a kind road trip

48 states in 80 days – TrekAmerica has launched the mother of all tours across the USA, The Great 48. This epic, one of a kind, road trip takes in all 48 contiguous US states and runs on one exclusive departure date.

A wintersun Harley Davidson adventure on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

A wintersun Harley Davidson adventure on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

Enjoy the ride of your life this winter and cruise along Mexico’s fabled Baja Peninsula on a throaty Harley Davidson, courtesy of Bon Voyage.

A new self-drive journey through East Norway and West Sweden

Journey from Ostfold to Gothenburg and take in stylish cities, unspoilt beaches, thousands of rocky islands, quaint fishing villages and two marine national parks.