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Everything you wanted to know about driving (but were too afraid to ask)

Red Mini abroad

A selection of fascinating facts about driving, such as why we drive on the left, the fastest anyone’s been caught speeding in the UK, and how many people can fit in a Mini.

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Why are house numbers even on one side, odd on the other?

Colourful house numbers

Ever wondered why house numbers odd on one side of the road, and even on the other? Find out why here.

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Boxing clever: What do you keep in your glove compartment?

A photo of a glove box by Zawezome

Why is a glove box so called if no-one really keeps gloves in them? What should we be keeping in them? And what unusual items are we keeping in them? Confused.com finds out.

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10 worst car modifications and accessories

Headlight lashes on a pink Fiat

Confused.com 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

A suitcase on the beach

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

A dog in a bag

Halifax may have withdrawn their lifetime pet insurance policies, but you can still get plenty of protection through Confused.com.

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

A couple walking, denoting life insurance

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

Reduce your fuel consumption video

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

Transit driving

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

Confused.com author Owe Carter

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

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

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

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