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19th September 2018
Image Caption Wider cars find it harder to navigate every day roads

Is your car too fat for day to day driving?

The country’s most popular cars are getting wider and wider – and some of them are now too ‘fat’ to fit down certain roads, leading to […]
18th September 2018

‘Ghost Brokers’ target students in car insurance scams

Fraud specialists are warning students not to be caught out by so-called ‘Ghost Brokers’ selling fake car insurance. New figures from Action Fraud show that motorists […]
17th September 2018
Drivers support harsher punishments for mobile use

Should drivers’ phones be seized and destroyed?

The vast majority of UK drivers think police officers should be able to destroy the phones of motorists caught using them while driving. The AA survey* […]
12th September 2018
Driver handed parking fine for 1998

Driver hit with ‘20-year-old’ parking fine

What’s the longest you’ve left your car parked in a multi-storey car park? A whole day? Maybe overnight? Well, imagine the surprise of one motorist when […]
11th September 2018
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Fuel prices hit four-and-a-half year high

Drivers in the UK face the highest fuel prices since 2014 when they fill up at the forecourt, new figures suggest. The data also shows the […]
7th September 2018
Check out our guide to the top 10 safest cars of 2018

Top 10 safest cars of 2018

When it comes to buying a new car, you want something able to protect you and your family in the event of an accident, so one […]
5th September 2018
From leaf fall to wet roads and dazzling sunshine, autumn poses all sorts of challenges for drivers.

Stay safe with our autumn driving checklist

We love to moan about the weather, but the summer of 2018 really will go down as one of the memorable ones. Remember the parched yellow […]
4th September 2018
Thousands of cars are not compatible with E10 biofuel

Thousands of popular family cars won’t be able to use new ‘green’ fuel

Over half a million cars in the UK won’t be able to use the new ‘eco-friendly’ E10 fuel planned for introduction to forecourts across the country. […]
4th September 2018
If you’re buying a new car get clued up on the new number plates

The ultimate guide to new registration plates

It’s that time of the year again! New registration plates were launched in the UK on 1st September, meaning some of you will soon be driving […]
24th August 2018
Image Caption Drink-driving related deaths rose in 2016

Drink-driving casualties hit highest level in years

The number of people killed or injured in drink-driving related crashes has hit its highest level since 2012. Data from the Department of Transport shows that […]
24th August 2018
A road trip doesn't need to be stressful, check out or hacks to create the perfect road trip.

You drive me crazy!

With the August bank holiday weekend on the horizon, many people will be ‘gearing’ up to hit the roads for their late summer road trip, with […]
17th August 2018
Check out our top tips for surviving Bank Holiday traffic

Top tips to survive the August Bank Holiday traffic

It’s nearly time for the August Bank Holiday and one thing that it’s sure to bring is a whole heap of traffic. Whether you’re planning a […]
15th August 2018
Most British drivers would be too ashamed of their cars to offer lifts to their dates

Are you ashamed of your messy motor?

People could be damaging their own love lives because they’re ashamed of how messy their cars are, a revealing new survey suggests. Research by car cleaning […]
13th August 2018
Make sure you’re up to date with the latest rules and requirements for child car seats

All you need to know about child car seat laws

With the school holidays in full swing, parents are looking around at ways to keep the little ones entertained until they head back to school in […]
10th August 2018
Stay calm, stay safe and get help when your car breaks down

What to do in the event of a breakdown

It’s that time of year when everyone’s on the road, with most people heading off on their well-earned holidays. If you’re a new motorist, it’s all […]
8th August 2018
Image Caption Washing your car yourself is one way to save money

Top 5 everyday tips for cheaper motoring

Driving is an expensive necessity for many of us, especially in the summer. Even before you’ve sat behind the wheel you’ll have already paid out for […]
7th August 2018
A thinktank has called for MOTs to be scrapped

Should the MOT be scrapped?

UK motorists are wasting hundreds of millions of pounds every year on “outdated” M)T tests, a thinktank has claimed. In its new report, the Adam Smith […]
6th August 2018
Three fuel pumps on sunny fuel station forecourt.

Drivers suffer with ‘roller coaster’ fuel prices

Drivers across the UK were punished at the pumps last month, as new analysis shows the cost of fuel rose again during July. The RAC figures […]
2nd August 2018
A sign showing for a parking bay that is reserved for holders of disabled badges only.

Drivers with ‘hidden disabilities’ eligible for blue badges

People living with ‘hidden disabilities’ will soon be able to apply for blue badge parking permits. From next year, drivers with non-physical illnesses such as autism […]
2nd August 2018
Dehydrated drivers make just as many mistakes as those who drink and drive

Driving dehydrated ‘just as bad as drink driving’

Dehydrated motorists are just as likely to make mistakes on the road as those who drink drive. Bet you didn’t think that would be the case! […]