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10 worst car modifications and accessories

Headlight lashes on a pink Fiat takes a look at the top 10 most pointless – or most hideous – car modifications and accessories.

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How to avoid these travel disasters

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Going travelling is always exciting, but occasionally we leave ourselves open to mishaps and misfortune. So here are some cautionary tales from hapless holidaymakers, and lessons we can take from them.

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Lifetime pet insurance best buys

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Halifax may have withdrawn their lifetime pet insurance policies, but you can still get plenty of protection through

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How to make a life insurance claim in the event of a death

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Dealing with a death is immensely stressful, and it doesn’t help that it tends to come with a large amount of administration.

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Take these simple steps to cut your fuel bill

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Fuel prices are at an all-time high thanks to a series of tax rises and the soaring cost of oil. However, here are some ways to get the most out of your motor per gallon.

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I’m your van – buying vs leasing

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So you need a new van. Should you buy it outright, or lease one? We weigh up the pros and cons.

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Carbon monoxide awareness should last longer than a week author Owe Carter

It’s coming to the end of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week; but’s Owe Carter thinks that CO safety is always worth bearing in mind.

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Lock down your property properly

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During long winter nights, it makes sense to step up your household security.

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Keep your windscreen and tyres tip-top during winter

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Keep on top of your car maintenance during winter – to save money, and for safety’s sake.

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Jumping & bumping: Start your car if the battery’s flat

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Got a flat battery in the cold? Here’s how to get your car up and running again.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter is a content producer who's worked for since 2007. He's the author of our Carless Cities report.

Twitter: @ConfusedOwe
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