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Petrol prices 'up 5p in a month'

  •  15 Feb, 2013
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Petrol prices have risen by more than 5p a litre in just over a month, according to the AA.

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Young drivers 'use roads safely'

  •  23 Nov, 2012
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Almost 30 per cent of young motorists believe they are better and safer drivers than their parents and grandparents.

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Texting drivers 'unlikely to be caught'

  •  08 Aug, 2014

Motorists are not just frustrated by the lack of police presence on Britain's roads - they now believe there is little chance of law-breakers being caught and prosecuted.

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Petrol price relief for drivers

  •  06 Aug, 2014
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Petrol price pressure on the purse strings of drivers has eased, according to figures from the AA.

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Diesel drivers may face new penalties

  •  05 Aug, 2014
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Drivers of diesel vehicles who leave their engines running unnecessarily face being fined in one council area - and it is thought that other local authorities could soon follow suit.

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'Millions in parking fines owed'

  •  04 Aug, 2014
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Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines have to be written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles.

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Road users wary of driverless cars

  •  30 Jul, 2014
Google self-driving car

Road users will be wary of the introduction of driverless cars, motoring groups have claimed.

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Diesel drivers 'pollution penalty'

  •  29 Jul, 2014
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Drivers of diesel cars could have to pay more in road tax or face additional levies to travel into city centres in an effort to tackle pollution, it is reported.

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Drink-drive zero-tolerance urged

  •  28 Jul, 2014
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A road safety group has called on all political parties to make zero-tolerance on drink-driving a cornerstone of their general election campaigns next year.

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Drivers feel squeeze on parking

  •  28 Jul, 2014
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Motorists are feeling the squeeze on parking - with rising charges and fewer and smaller spaces, according to the RAC.

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