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Young drivers' insurance cost down a third

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There's good news for young drivers as car insurance prices fall by almost a third, with prices down by 28.4% for young men and 31% for young women.

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Car insurance prices down almost a fifth

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There's good news for cash-strapped motorists as the latest edition of Confused.com's quarterly car insurance price index shows the cost of cover has fallen for all drivers.

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80% of public back 20mph speed limits

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Almost 80% of the public wants a stricter speed limit in residential areas and town centres. Campaigners say the government needs to act.

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Age appropriate cars

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Driving a hot hatch in your sixties? Or perhaps you're an 18-year-old considering a Volvo. How old you are is a crucial factor when deciding on a suitable vehicle, says motor writer Rob Griffin.

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Which motorway are you?

A montage of six British motorways

The British love a good motorway, but are you an M4 fella or an M8 girl? Take our quiz and find out.

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Car review: Honda Insight

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Honda's new hybrid car might be more environmentally friendly than many regular motors, but is it any good? Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay finds out.

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£12bn needed to repair roads

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Drivers are set for more misery because councils in England and Wales are facing a huge shortfall in investment in road maintenance and repairs.

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Car adverts can earn drivers £2,000 a year

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If you're willing to have adverts stuck to the side of your car, you could earn some much-needed extra income - up to £2,000 a year in some cases.

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Will £200m pothole fund improve our roads?

A pothole and a car

Campaigners say a £200m fund for pothole repairs announced by the Chancellor in his 2014 Budget is not enough. We look at the state of the nation's roads.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 CDI

Mercedes Benz SLK 250 CDI exterior

The Mercedes Benz SLK 250 CDI is good-looking, comfortable and economical. In fact it's hard to find anything to criticise, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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