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Fewer commuters but journeys longer

  •  28 Mar, 2014
A back-end shunt

People are travelling further to get to work but the number of commuters is falling as more staff work from home, according to official figures.

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Call for car anti-crash technology

  •  25 Mar, 2014
A back-end shunt

Motorists should be offered government cash incentives to buy cars with anti-crash technology, insurance sector researchers are recommending.

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Cars prove first date turn-off

  •  24 Mar, 2014
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The practicality of 'estate' style cars makes them a poor choice for people going on first dates, according to new research.

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Petrol prices at three-year low

  •  21 Mar, 2014
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Low petrol prices are easing the pressure on drivers faced with a real-terms dip in earnings, according to new research.

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Tougher road death action needed

  •  21 Mar, 2014
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Most motorists believe drivers who cause deaths on the roads should be jailed for a minimum of five years.

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England's roads in a poor state

  •  13 Mar, 2014
English road in poor condition

Around half of the white line road markings on major highways in England need replacing as quickly as possible.

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Add-on insurance crackdown planned

  •  12 Mar, 2014
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced plans to crack down on the use of pre-ticked boxes aimed at getting consumers to buy "add-on" insurance products.  Read More…

93% of drivers say cyclists hard to spot

  •  10 Mar, 2014
A cyclist, pedestrian and cars

Some 93 per cent of drivers say it is hard to see people on bicycles, according to the AA, which has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of cyclists among other road users.

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£140m added to road repair kitty

  •  10 Mar, 2014
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The worst-hit regions in the recent floods are to benefit from a share of £140 million of extra government aid to help repair roads damaged in England's wettest-ever winter.

 

 

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Ukraine crisis may impact on fuel

  •  04 Mar, 2014
Petrol pumps

Motorists should expect fuel prices to rise because of the crisis in Ukraine, the RAC warns.

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