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Car finance traps to avoid

Model car on coin piles

Buying a car through hire-purchase may suit your finances. But there are also some pitfalls to watch out for, says motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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Fuel: How low do you go?

Low fuel warning light

Do you keep your car's fuel tank topped up or are you happy to run on fumes? We look at Britain's fuelling habits.

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Blog: Is it right to shame bad parkers?

Badly parked Audi

Poor parking is increasingly likely to be photographed and highlighted online. But does shaming really encourage inconsiderate drivers to mend their ways?

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Getting to the airport: Drive or public transport?

A globe, train, bus, plane and suitcases

It's summer: time for Brits' mass exodus to sunnier, foreign shores. But how do you choose to get to the airport? We weigh up driving versus public transport.

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Blog: Are women only parking spaces really necessary?

Female-only parking space in Cologne Germany

A number of countries now offer female drivers dedicated parking spots. But do women really need this kind of 'help'? Maria McCarthy investigates.

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Blog: Road signs and the law

A cluster of road signs

Misunderstanding road traffic signs can land you in trouble with the law. And ignorance is no defence, as motor lawyer Jeanette Miller explains.

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How courts decide on tougher motoring sentences

  •  22 May, 2014
gavel, law book and life buoy

There are a number of factors magistrates use when deciding whether to be tough or lenient on motor offenders, as legal expert Jeanette Miller explains.

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Blog: Proving drug driving set to get easier

Drugs and pills

New drug drive limits mean police will no longer have to prove a suspect is unfit to drive, making convictions easier, writes motor lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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Blog: Should parking on pavements be banned?

Car parked on pavement

New research shows 69% of people want a ban on pavement parking. Motoring journalist Maria McCarthy explains why she strongly supports a ban too.

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Blog: Motoring offences and when not to engage a lawyer

Law book, gavel and lifesaving ring

Motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller admits that her services are unlikely to be required by drivers who face nothing more than financial penalties.

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