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Driving test proves harder to pass for older motorists

Young and older male drivers

Motorists aged between 51 and 55 have the highest number of attempted driving tests with more than 40 per cent more tries than 17-year-olds, government figures show.

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Drivers using 'dash cams' to fight fraudsters

in-car-camera

Would a in-car or dashboard camera help you feel safer behind the wheel? More and more drivers are using them to help prove their innocence in road accidents, according to new research.

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Car review: New Citroën C4 Picasso

New Citroen C4 Picasso exterior

Despite a complicated control panel, the Citroën C4 Picasso is a good-looking and secure family vehicle, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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The best and worst French cars ever made

Renault 9

French cars are often – and unfairly - seen as the poor relations to their German and Italian counterparts. We look at the best and worst French cars.

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Car review: Honda CR-Z

Honda CR-Z on a road

If you care about the environment but need a car, hybrid vehicles such as the Honda CR-Z can help ease your conscience, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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3% fall in UK road deaths

Car wreck

The number of people killed on UK roads has fallen by 3 per cent, according to a new study by the Department for Transport.

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Drivers warned 'cheap isn't always best' for insurance

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Motorists are being warned to consider car insurance features as well as cost when selecting a policy to ensure they don't end up out of pocket.

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Top five ‘poor man’s’ posh cars

Porsche 924

New Porsche or BMW not getting you kudos from other road users? You could be driving one of those cars often dubbed the "poor man's version".

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Fake accidents cost drivers £400m a year

Car collision on main road

Criminals who stage fake accidents are costing motorists hundreds of millions of pounds every year in insurance. We explain how to steer clear.

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Car review: Škoda Yeti

Skoda Yeti exterior

The Škoda Yeti is no looker. But beauty really is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to motors, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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