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Ministers plan crackdown on unnecessary road signs

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Unnecessary and confusing signs make roadsides look ugly and can even increase the risk of accidents. The Department for Transport is planning a big clean-up.

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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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Maternity leave – expectation vs. reality

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You might be itching to leave work for a few months, but what’s it really like during maternity leave?  Read More…

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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Why are driving test pass rates higher in rural areas?

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Would you rather sit your driving test in the city or country? Pass rates suggest that location really does matter, says motoring journalist Maria McCarthy. 

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How to cut the cost of learning to drive

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Worried that it's going to cost you an arm and a leg to learn to drive? Not to worry - here's how you can save a few quid when becoming a driver.

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The world’s best crime scene getaway cars

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We take a look at the vehicles criminals have long relied upon to leave law enforcement officials in their wake.

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Car review: Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS

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Power, looks and a hefty price tag to match, the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS is everything a sports coupe should be, writes Tim Barnes-Clay.

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