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Pothole epidemic named as motorists’ biggest bugbear

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Crumbling, pothole-strewn roads have become the biggest problem for the UK’s drivers. Campaigners say the government needs to invest more in maintenance and repair.

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New anti-smoking laws: How motorists are affected

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Legislation is shortly due to come into effect in England and Wales that will ban drivers or their passengers from smoking in the presence of minors.

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Are bad drivers less attractive?

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Road rage, texting at the wheel and poor parking can all be a big turn-off to members of the opposite sex, according to researchers. But do you agree?

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Credit card price war rages on

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Britain’s credit-card providers have been stretching their interest-free deals even further in recent weeks – but there are potential traps to watch out for.

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What the rise in insurance tax means for you

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The government is raising the rate of tax on motor and home premiums by more than 50% in November. This is likely to have a big impact on the cost of cover.

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Age appropriate cars

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Driving a hot hatch in your sixties? Or perhaps you're an 18-year-old considering a Volvo. How old you are is a crucial factor when deciding on a suitable vehicle, says motor writer Rob Griffin.

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Motorists demand end to insurance policy jargon

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New research shows thousands of drivers think their insurance policies lack transparency and are difficult to understand. We identify the most common problems.

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Buying a house? Check your credit first

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Taking the first step on the property ladder? You might want to check your credit record first.  Read More…

Could an electric vehicle slash your motoring costs?

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Low-emission vehicles are cheaper to run and incur lower tax rates, says a new campaign set up to promote electric cars. But the government plans to cut incentives.

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The average age of first time mothers rises to 30.2

The average age of new mothers in England and Wales has risen to 30.2, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).  Read More…

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