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Ministers delay road safety paper

  •  20 Dec, 2013
Young male driver in car

Ministers have once again postponed the publication of a Green Paper on young driver safety.

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Petrol prices on the rise again

  •  20 Dec, 2013
Fuel station at night

The autumn dip in petrol prices failed to stimulate sales and the cost of filling up is rising again, according to the AA.

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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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Asda starts festive petrol price war

  •  18 Dec, 2013
Filling up on fuel

Motorists are being offered an early Christmas present after supermarket giant Asda sparked a price war.

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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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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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'Bad diesel' warning for motorists

  •  13 Dec, 2013
Car engine

Concentrations of biodiesel could be behind a growing number of vehicle breakdowns caused by engines becoming clogged up with a thick gel.

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Public urged to confront drink-drivers

  •  11 Dec, 2013
Alcoholic drink and car keys

Fewer people are driving after an alcoholic drink, but a road safety charity is calling on festive party-goers to stand up to those who still insist on breaking the rules.

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Drivers warned about hangover driving

  •  10 Dec, 2013
Alcoholic drink and car keys

A hangover following a night of heavy drinking can impair driving performance as much as driving under the influence of alcohol, according to new research.

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New car sales ahead of 2012 total

  •  06 Dec, 2013
Car salesman handing a couple car keys

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

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