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How new road tax rules could affect you

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A new system of vehicle excise duty will lead to a simpler, more streamlined system – but many low-emission cars will no longer be exempt from the tax.

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Avoid these holiday motoring traps

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Break the speed limit on your travels and your vehicle could be confiscated. We look Europe’s strict driving laws and what you need to be aware of so you don't end up with a fine or points on your licence.

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Diesel drivers getting raw deal on pump prices

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The wholesale cost of diesel is falling in response to increased production in the Middle East – but retailers are refusing to pass on the benefits to drivers.

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7 very important facts about car insurance prices

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Car insurance prices are a-changing, but what does it all mean for you?

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Car insurance prices on the up ☹

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What should you be paying for car insurance? Find out if your costs should be going up or down in the latest price index.  Read More…

28 reasons why Britain is the weirdest place to drive

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From giant octopodes blocking traffic to dogs driving tractors on the motorway. Here's the proof that Blighty's roads are proper strange.  Read More…

Holiday car hire: Watch out for these pitfalls

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A change to how drivers’ points and convictions are recorded is just one of pitfalls to be aware of when hiring a car on holiday.

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Car review: VW Passat SE Business 1.6 TDI 120PS (7 Speed DSG)

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Winner of the European Car of the Year 2015, the economical and classy VW Passat makes an excellent company or family car, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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11 strange driving laws around the world

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Driving abroad can be tricky as it is but these strange driving laws will leave you scratching your head.  Read More…

First conviction over middle-lane driving

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A van driver from the North-west has become the first person to be convicted under new anti-social driving legislation. But is the law having the desired effect?

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