Automobile

The first zakopianka was built by Italians on donkeys from Sardinia, and it was marked out by Austrians. This is the story of the most famous route to the Tatra Mountains on November 22, 2022

The first zakopianka was laid out in the first half of the 19th century by the Austrians. They hired Italians to work on the road, using e.g. donkeys from Sardinia. When the new road was built, the journey by horse-drawn carts to the Tatra Mountains took 2-3 days. Asphalt on the famous duct appeared only in the 1960s. See archive photos! The beginnings of Zakopane date back to the 17th…
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China fight between the auto industry and Joe Biden

A newly passed law in the US imposes additional obligations on electric car manufacturers using products of Chinese origin, while automotive giants oppose the law. The automotive industry is struggling with the problems created by the dependence on battery materials. On the other hand, the world’s largest automakers are also experiencing greater problems in the USA due to the rivalry…
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Driving license exams in Oświęcim. 12 places where students have problems. See the list of places and photos

Many future drivers choose Oświęcim as the place of their driving test. Not only those from the Oświęcim poviat, but also Chrzanów, Wadowice, Olkusz, Suski, and Silesians from the vicinity, recognizing that here it will be easier for them to pass the final exam and get the coveted “licence”. Sometimes such a belief is deceptive, because here too there are places where you can…
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Penalty for no liability insurance. The Financial Ombudsman wants change

The Financial Ombudsman, Dr. Bohdan Pretkiel, submitted to the Minister of Finance a proposal to amend the Act on Compulsory Insurance, the Insurance Guarantee Fund and the Polish Motor Insurers’ Bureau. What does he want to change? In Polish law, the so-called extension clause, which allows for automatic extension of insurance cover for another period. It happens that this clause will…
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