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Tax discs and fuel duty rise binned

  •  05 Dec, 2013
Vehicle tax disc

An electronic system is to replace the humble car tax disc, bringing to an end 90 years of tradition.

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Call for car insurance premiums reform

  •  17 Dec, 2013
Car collision on main road

The Competition Commission has called for far-reaching reforms to help bring down the cost of car insurance premiums.

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Parking fees 'make drivers walk'

  •  22 Nov, 2013
Please pay at meter sign

Most drivers are willing to walk instead of pay a parking fee, new research suggests.

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One in six UK drivers bump park

  •  16 Dec, 2013
A car parked diagonally

Around one in six drivers in Britain have admitted they let their car hit another vehicle when edging into a parking space.

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More hydrogen cars in the pipeline

  •  25 Nov, 2013
Hydrogen car

The most desirable green transport of the future may turn out to be powered by hydrogen and water vapour, rather than electricity.

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Gridlock 'costs billions each year'

  •  18 Dec, 2013
Busy motorway

The annual cost of gridlock in urban areas has been estimated to cost car-commuting households £4.4 billion a year.

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New car sales ahead of 2012 total

  •  06 Dec, 2013
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Sales of new cars in 2013 have already outstripped the total for the whole of last year.

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Electric car revolution stalls

  •  28 Nov, 2013
Electric car socket

A major new survey suggests that government incentives have failed to spark the anticipated electric car revolution.

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Lifelong effect of drink-driving

  •  04 Dec, 2013
A man drinking at the wheel

Motorists have been urged to think about how getting caught drink-driving could affect the rest of their lives.

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No further UK road toll plans

  •  04 Dec, 2013
A busy motorway

Ministers have no further plans to charge motorists to use new roads after dropping proposals for the country's first toll scheme in a decade.

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