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Nighty night for newly-qualified drivers? author Owe Carter's Owe Carter wonders if banning young and newly-qualified drivers from driving at night would really be the right way forward.

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Top five mobile phones for workers on the go

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To mark our new phone-comparison service, we look at the five handsets best suited to self-employed and mobile workers.

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What to do if you have a motorbike accident

Motorbike accident

Would you know what to do if you had an incident involving your bike or someone else’s? Here’s what you need to know.

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Q&A: How an energy monitor reduces your bills

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Our staff guinea pig has been using an energy monitor and reveals all about how it’s reduced his electricity consumption.

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Malcesine on Lake Garda

Once the summer hubbub has died down, there are plenty of excellent places to explore. Here are some of our favourites.

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Eyes on the road: Driver distractions to avoid

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The Highway Code has now been updated, meaning smoking at the wheel - among other things - could be a contributory factor to a criminal offence.

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Simple steps for economical van driving

Van insurance

Reducing petrol consumption is all the rage at the moment. We’ve got some handy pointers for saving in the long run.

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Your handy travel checklist

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Off on holiday? has a bunch of suggestions which might jog your memory, and may even bring to light ideas you might not have thought of

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UPDATE: Clamping to be outlawed in England and Wales author Owe Carter's Owe Carter offers his opinion on the proposed private-land clamping ban, and would like to hear yours.

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Top 10 iPhone & Smartphone Tips

Smart phone

If you’re a proud iPhone or smartphone owner, here are some top tips for getting the most out of it, whilst saving money.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter has been a consumer interest writer for since 2007. His career as a scribe began in local press, which saw him hunting ghosts, taking challenges from readers, living as B.A. Baracus for a week, and seeking out Pembrokeshire’s happiest dog.

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